It is 100 years since women were first officially employed in the armed services. During the First World War tens of thousands of women joined the uniformed services doing vital auxiliary work – over 400 of them were to die in the line of duty. Yet it was only last year that the decision was finally taken to lift the ban on women serving in close combat roles. How important a part do women play in the modern armed services?
As China celebrates the coming of the Year of the Dog, our head of asset allocation research Edward Smith explains why the pace of growth in China matters for investors everywhere. Happily, we don’t expect any nasty bites.
Betting on record low stock market volatility going even lower left some investors high and dry this month, but our multi-asset assistant fund manager Will McIntosh-Whyte wonders how investors will react if inflation jumps higher when released on Valentines Day.
Investor sentiment had been extremely optimistic in recent months and markets overbought, but that is no longer the case.
Inflation fears roiled markets in early February after a record stretch of stock market calm. Our chief investment officer, Julian Chillingworth, looks ahead.
As borrowing costs rise, more companies might start toppling over, warns David Coombs, our head of multi-asset investments.
According to a recent YouGov survey, fewer than four out of 10 adults in England and Wales have a will. No-one likes to think of what will happen when we die, but failure to plan can have serious consequences for loved ones.
Rathbones’ head of asset allocation research Edward Smith looks at a number of inflation scenarios that we believe might play out over the next 20 years, and concludes that there is no reason to fear an inflation bogey man.
Whether you’re chanting it from a tent in Glastonbury or howling it at Radio 4 in despair, the name Jeremy Corbyn tends to incite some rather impassioned reactions.