Lord of the Fireflies

Commodities have fallen from their lofty 2022 heights, so are they starting to get interesting again? The team discuss the fortunes of everything from foodstuffs to metals through energy, given the ever-changing backdrop for commodities. Meanwhile, is AI the revolutionary force people are excited about, or another fad generating a bout of market hype? Will long-time holding Adobe, a digital marketing tool supplier known for the humble PDF, harness AI or get eaten by it?

By 13 June 2023

 This podcast was recorded on 8 June 2023.

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 Unit Trust Management (Rathbone Funds) 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 Unit Trust Management Limited is a wholly-owned, London-based subsidiary of Rathbone Group plc.


This podcast is intended for professional investors, and must not be shared with a non-professional audience. 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 Unit Trust Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. A member of the Rathbone Group. Registered office: 8 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7AZ. Registered in England No. 02376568.

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