The new year always drives well-intentioned yet poorly sustained get-fit-quick schemes. That leads multi-asset fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte to wonder about the durability of subscription service customers in a downturn.
2019 started with the glass half empty and ended with the glass half full. Then markets were jolted by a US missile attack as the new year began, and chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth ponders whether recent positive signs can become lasting trends in 2020.
Our head of multi-asset investments, David Coombs, consults the tea leaves as he prepares for a new decade.
After many debates, votes and faff, the UK is just about ready to start leaving the EU. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth takes a look at the year ahead and the one just gone.
This election result – a vote for Brexit and against socialism – is just as seismic as the referendum, argues head of multi-asset investments David Coombs. But CEOS can’t relax, capitalism has to change to survive.
The idea of responsible capitalism is topical, and its merits widely debated today, but it isn’t a new concept. Taking a look back at the origins of capitalism shows us that it has roots in a social contract with a sense of purpose. With roots like these, there’s great opportunity for advisers to help their clients embrace healthy and responsible capitalism to address today’s urgent challenges.
Two times a dad, our multi-asset investment specialist Craig Brown is finding it hard to learn old lessons. Like with investments, sometimes it’s painful when you just can’t leave things be…
Misinformation is rampant ahead of the UK election, as if things weren’t chaotic enough. Multi-Asset Portfolio Fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte worries about what plans the politicians may be hiding and how markets will react to the eventual result.
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