Investors grapple with change as inflation rides higher and economic growth bounces back. Central bankers must come to terms with the new environment as well or risk making bad decisions.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to come to terms with their own mortality, which has created a spike in the number of people writing wills.
Bondholders sell government debt aggressively as inflation concerns mount, but are investors overpaying for inflation protection?
After a stunning second quarter for economic growth and corporate profits as the world started opening back up again, investor optimism has been tempered. Growth is slowing down in China, the first major economy to regain its lost output, and the global economic recovery seems to be coming off the boil too. Still, we think going from great to merely good will still be good enough.
Arguably the greatest welfare programme in UK history has come to an end. That should bring clarity to labour markets and free up workers for more resilient businesses.
MyRathbones has replaced our Rathbones Online service and provides clients with a wider range of features and upgraded security.
In March, Carmen Maria Machado won the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize. While the competition has been open to books of any genre or form since 2017, this is the first time that a memoir has claimed the £30,000 award. Here, as we reflect on the history of the prize, the judges explain the importance of broad eligibility criteria.
The recovery has come off the boil, but we think it will continue supporting the markets.