The honeymoon for US tech giants may be over, but is it time to break up? Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth discusses the intensifying antitrust scrutiny of America’s tech titans and how their future may rest on political machinations.
Stocks soared to new highs in June, but more pessimistic bond markets tolled a more ominous note amid weaker growth, falling earnings, trade tussles and other troubles. Chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the mixed messages coming from stocks and bonds.
A growing number of us are reducing our meat and dairy consumption. What are the alternatives and can we really save the planet by abandoning animal protein?
While the Brexit deadline draws closer, the route to a deal between the UK and the European Union (EU) shows no signs of materialising.
There is more gold in a single iPhone 4 than in a kilogram of the highest-grade gold ore. Extracting rare elements from disused consumer electronics has become a profitable business and is seen by many as environmentally friendly, but the reality of urban mining is complex.
A time to be defensive, but also a time for calm. Amid slowing growth, trade war, tensions with Iran and never-ending Brexit, defence may be the best offence
Will McIntosh-Whyte reflects on the risky business of managing multi-asset funds, and why you should always remember the Green Cross Code.
Space was once the exclusive domain of two superpowers. Now it has become perhaps the ultimate competitive arena for two tech giants — not to mention a host of other private enterprises that see untold promise and profits in reaching for the stars. With the entrepreneur-driven commercialisation of space gathering pace, where could a synthesis of the corporate world and the cosmos eventually lead us?
The world seemed to unravel further last month, with British voters electing members to the EU Parliament whose goal is to leave it, and Donald Trump continuing to wield his trade cudgel. Our chief investment officer Julian Chillingworth considers the implications.