Quantum Leap

Inflation is on our agenda but not quite in the way you might expect. We discuss the outlook for inflation in the longer term and consider how some big structural changes could shift perceptions on what’s a ‘normal’ rate of inflation.

By Rathbones Multi-Asset Portfolio Team 10 June 2024

Inflation is on our agenda but not quite in the way you might expect. We discuss the outlook for inflation in the longer term and consider how some big structural changes could shift perceptions on what’s a ‘normal’ rate of inflation. Attention then turns to the tech sector and software in particular. Despite all the plaudits for the tech darlings, could we be seeing the first signs of a software slowdown? Finally, all creatures great and small are on the team’s collective minds as they discuss animal health business Idexx Laboratories and the way its products and services are vital in helping all our furry friends.

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This podcast was recorded on 6 June 2024.

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Rathbones multi-asset investing team:
David Coombs, Head of Multi-Asset Investments
Will McIntosh-Whyte, Fund Manager, Rathbone Greenbank Multi-Asset Portfolio funds and Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolio funds
Craig Brown, Senior Multi-Asset Investment Specialist
Rahab Paracha, Sustainable Multi-Asset Investment Specialist

About Rathbones:
Rathbones, a FTSE 250 listed company, provides individual investment and wealth management services for private clients, charities, trustees and professional partners. Rathbone Asset Management is a UK fund manager, offering equity and bond unit trusts and a multi-asset fund range to meet your capital growth and income requirements. Rathbone Asset Management Limited is a wholly-owned, London-based subsidiary of Rathbones Group plc.

This podcast is intended for retail and professional investors. Any views and opinions are those of the investment manager, and coverage of any assets held must be taken in context of the constitution of the fund and in no way reflect an investment recommendation. Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance. The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and you may not get back your original investment. This podcast has been produced for information purposes only and isn’t intended to constitute financial advice. Any views expressed during this recording belong to the individuals and are based on market conditions at the time of recording; Investments referred to may not be suitable for all recipients. Any mention of a specific security should not be interpreted as a solicitation to buy or sell a specific security. Rathbone Asset Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. A member of the Investment Association. A member of the Rathbones Group. Registered office: 8 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7AZ. Registered in England No. 02376568.

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