As summer winds down and the pandemic persists, governments are finding it hard to taper their support measures. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth is chipper enough, albeit with an umbrella under his arm.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has written to the Office for Tax Simplification, calling for a review of capital gains tax (CGT). What might the Chancellor do — and how can investors limit their exposure to the tax if it rises as sharply as many expect?
Diversifiers provide an antidote
Lockdown has seen the world economy grind to a crawl, but what effect has it had on the environment and can we learn anything from it to help in our battle against global warming?
Congress failed to seal a benefit extension for unemployed Americans or figure out how to support cash-strapped states as the summer recess looms. It fell to the President to come up with a contested stopgap.
This podcast from the Rathbones Look forward series focuses on the future of teaching with award-winning novelist, teacher and poet Kate Clanchy.
More sustainable dividends
Corporate results fared well during lockdowns, yet they are still well below pre-pandemic levels. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth examines why gold has hit record highs and why ‘riskier’ banks have done better than vanilla ones.
In a compelling interview with Andrea Catherwood, justice campaigner and businesswoman Gina Miller talks about her reaction to the extraordinary momentum were seeing for change through Black Lives Matter and her drive to fight injustice and defend what is right. Her interview is summarised in the following essay.