The game of politics
With the influence of politics on the global economy growing, could game theory provide a model for success?
UK equities look attractive across various valuation measures
UK stocks have underperformed other major developed markets so far in 2018, extending a pattern that has been in place since the June 2016 vo
Rathbone Private Office hosted our third Women’s forum
Rathbone Private Office hosted our third Women’s forum on Tuesday 1 May, with some inspirational speakers to celebrate female empowerment and
Concerns that inflation is about to take off appear unjustified
The spectre of higher inflation and rising interest rates sent a shudder through global markets in February. It could still cause some sleepless nights over the rest of the year, but we don’t see anything too alarming on the horizon.
Financial planning: estate of the nation
Passing on wealth has never cost the UK so much. Inheritance tax (IHT) receipts are surging and reached a record £4.9 billion last year. With property prices rising and IHT allowances frozen until 2021, that trend is likely to continue.
Investment Insights Q2 2018
The threat of higher inflation and rising interest rates spooked global stock markets in February and pushed up government bond yields. We expect the trend of rising yields to persist and be a dominant investment theme over the coming year, with implications for equities.
In a post-Brexit world, Britain may have to become less reliant on its financial services sector and the South East.
Rathbone Private Office hosts Angels Den dinner
On 21 March, Rathbone Private Office invited our friends from Angels Den to showcase two socially responsible companies.
Inflation: an economic reality of life
Those who remember the rampant inflation of the 1970s and 1980s may be over-concerned about its return and the insidious effect it has on our wealth. But history offers some comfort too.