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Charity finances through a pandemic
July 2020: To help navigate these uncertain times, here is a quick guide for trustees, stewards and advisors in the third sector.
This time really is different
June 2020: The sheer scale of the economic heart attack caused by COVID-19 can be difficult to grasp, especially when the sun is shining and lockdowns are starting to ease. But this month’s chart of job losses and recoveries in US recessions since the Second World War brings home the enormity of the damage.
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Investment Review
June 2020: This review touches briefly on what has gone before, then sets out what we expect for the coming months and years.
Being wary of fraud online
For the most part, the world has moved online. Unfortunately, fraudsters and criminals have followed. At Ruffer we seek to be vigilant, and we urge our clients to do the same.
When just in time becomes just in case
May 2020: Balance sheets show the trade-off between resilience and optimisation
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Ruffer Radio: Markets now and next
April 2020: Duncan MacInnes discusses COVID-19: how it has changed the investment landscape, the impact on the Ruffer portfolio and what could happen next.
COVID-19 and the dawn of a new market era
April 2020: The era of monetary dominance is over. Helicopter money signals investment regime changes ahead.
The geopolitical implications of a changing climate
Since the late eighteenth century, societies have experienced an unprecedented increase in material wealth. This has lifted billions out of poverty and those born today have, on average, a better quality of life and broader opportunities. Yet industrialisation... has had a devastating effect on the world’s natural capital.
Why diversity matters in investment
Robust diversity policies encourage the balanced representation of a variety of individuals who bring experience from contrasting backgrounds.
Food waste: a triple win opportunity
If food waste were a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases (8% of annual global greenhouse gases come from food waste).
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