Tentative hopes that the painful surge in inflation was easing were dashed when US inflation lurched higher in the latest release. Market volatility may not ease meaningfully until there’s clear confirmation that inflation has peaked.
As the UK gears up for its first-ever Platinum Jubilee, the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund is celebrating its own historic milestone. Fund Manager Bryn Jones looks at what might lie ahead as bond markets move into a new cycle and the transition towards a greener, more circular economy gains still more momentum.
Charlton Heston and our head of multi-asset investments David Coombs have little in common. But they both hate the walking dead.
We’re living in an era in which human activity is radically changing the planet, according to a raft of scientific data. Bryn Jones, lead manager of our Ethical Bond Fund, explains how this influences his team’s long-term decisions.
Bear markets are taking their toll. Our head of multi-asset investments, David Coombs, explains how his team are trying to protect portfolios and prepare for a better future.
US tech firms have played a dominant role in driving stock market returns for several years. Co-chief investment officer Ed Smith asks: will future innovation continue to be concentrated in America? And where should investors look to for the next wave of tech innovation?
As central banks harden their stance on inflation, financial markets are experiencing short-term upheaval. But if economies remain strong, stocks should soon bounce back.