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  1. European Fund: inflection points

    Adapting to changing market conditions and focusing on dynamic growth companies in Europe.
    June 2024
    Video24 minutes
  2. Investing in innovation

    We start by asking ‘what if?’ as we search for those companies that will shape the future.
    June 2024
    Article2 minutes
  3. Will Sutcliffe

    Emerging Markets: our philosophy

    Investment manager William Sutcliffe introduces Emerging Markets, reflecting on the exciting opportunities ahead.
    May 2024
    Video4 minutes
  4. The landscape seen from lens in Shanghai, China

    China through a Japanese lens

    Japanese tech dominance is under increasing pressure in China from domestic challengers.
    May 2024
    Article8 minutes
  5. Manager Insights: Shin Nippon

    Praveen Kumar provides an update on recent performance and explains why he remains optimistic.
    May 2024
    Video10 minutes
  6. Japan: the land of the rising yield

    How Japan's changing economy is reshaping the Multi Asset investment landscape.
    May 2024
    Article4 minutes
  7. Stock story: MercadoLibre

    The company on a mission to democratise ecommerce and finance for 650 million people.
    May 2024
    Video3 minutes
  8. People with yellow robes walk down stairs

    Thirty years of emerging markets

    Baillie Gifford’s Will Sutcliffe explains how emerging markets have evolved in the last three decades.
    April 2024
    Article15 minutes
  9. Algorithmic alchemy: investing with optimism in AI

    How artificial intelligence creates growth opportunities and ways for us to serve you better.
    April 2024
    Article7 minutes
  10. High-calibre emerging markets firms

    Why it’s a promising time to invest in exceptional emerging markets companies
    April 2024
    Article4 minutes
  11. Speeding through a tunnel depicted in deep vibrant colours of red and blue

    Investor Forum: Onboard for growth

    Optimism for the future of growth investing from four of Baillie Gifford’s investment trusts.
    April 2024
    Article6 minutes
  12. Tilting the odds in your favour

    The Magnificent Seven’s reputation goes before them but that’s not enough to save them.
    April 2024
    Article8 minutes
  13. Investing in UK water

    The companies transforming the UK’s water infrastructure.
    April 2024
    Article3 minutes
  14. Five years of health innovation

    Investors take note: technology and innovation are revolutionising treatments and patient care.
    March 2024
    Article10 minutes
  15. Moncler: from mountain to street

    How the outerwear pioneer innovated its way into the fashion elite.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  16. The US building bonanza

    America’s infrastructure upgrade plan vastly exceeds its spending on rebuilding post-war Europe.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  17. Illustration of a dark figure pushing an umbrella against rain, light surrounds the figure within the shelter of the umbrella, creating a face shape where the light meets the dark umbrella

    The founder factor

    Tom Slater on the secret sauce shared by nearly nine out of ten Scottish Mortgage companies.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  18. The fresh face of Japanese finance

    New online services are transforming Japanese financial habits.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  19. Vietnam: Asia’s rising star

    Visiting Saigon, Roderick Snell explores what went right for the pro-business communist country.
    March 2024
    Article5 minutes
  20. AI: intelligence everywhere

    Why AI could be the printing press of intelligence.
    March 2024
    Article5 minutes
  21. Starlink’s Space-based broadband

    How the SpaceX subsidiary is turning internet deserts into online oases.
    March 2024
    Article5 minutes
  22. The money migrators

    How cross-border payments company Remitly takes the tension out of cash transfers.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  23. Novo Nordisk: tipping the scales

    Charting how a century of innovation led to a game-changing weight-loss treatment.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  24. Mathematical equations scripted in chalk on a dark green blackboard

    Lessons from the laws

    Investment managers share some of the economic laws that guide their decision-making.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  25. Remitly: easy global remittance

    The mobile app that busts stress and high charges for workers sending money back home.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  26. Climeworks: digging deeper for climate solutions

    A small holding with a long-term climate goal.
    March 2024
    Article4 minutes
  27. The American Dream made real

    Why the US is a fantastic place to invest in exceptional public and private growth companies.
    February 2024
    Article4 minutes
  28. Positive Conversations 2023

    The Positive Change Team’s ESG and engagement report shows the difference talking can make.
    February 2024
    Article64 minutes
  29. Stock story: Pinduoduo

    The innovative ecommerce company poised to take advantage of China’s large consumer base.
    February 2024
    Video4 minutes
  30. All aboard the growth train

    Why do we prefer growth stocks despite the lure of shorter-term assets?
    February 2024
    Article4 minutes
  31. A new recipe for weight loss

    The huge growth potential of Novo Nordisk’s anti-obesity medicines.
    February 2024
    Article27 minutes
  32. EWIT: manager insights

    Lead manager Douglas Brodie gives an update on performance with three key reasons for optimism.
    February 2024
    Video11 minutes
  33. Moderna: designing drugs on a computer

    Can scientists meet unmet health needs by writing code to help the body heal itself?
    January 2024
    Article4 minutes
  34. The AI paradigm shift

    Being open-minded to what rapid changes brought on by AI could mean for growth stocks.
    January 2024
    Article5 minutes
  35. Niches, anomalies, and things to come

    How can we spot large growth opportunities at the stage when others dismiss them as fads?
    January 2024
    Article5 minutes
  36. Lessons from evolutionary biology

    Why the study of gene fitness can help us spot ambitious growth companies with huge potential.
    January 2024
    Article6 minutes
  37. Enduring good

    What values are important to you? And are they reflected in your investments?
    January 2024
    Article9 minutes
  38. European Growth Trust: manager insights

    An update on performance, portfolio positioning and why we believe our holdings remain both resilient and opportunistic.
    January 2024
    Video8 minutes
  39. The 3 traits of great growth stocks

    Why real-world problem solving, financial discipline and adaptability are critical to growth.
    January 2024
    Podcast29 minutes
  40. Keystone Positive Change: manager insights

    An update on the portfolio and these companies’ important contributions towards a more sustainable future.
    January 2024
    Video7 minutes
  41. Making sense of social

    Considering the S in ESG ranges from supply chain analysis to cybersecurity precautions.
    March 2024
    Article8 minutes
  42. Stock story: SoftBank

    Matthew Brett discusses SoftBank and considers Japan’s exciting technological future.
    December 2023
    Video4 minutes
  43. How Amazon pioneered a new path

    The new wave of companies blending physical and digital processes together.
    December 2023
    Podcast27 minutes
  44. Limiting carbon, not growth

    Sustainability is much too big and important a topic to be confined to only equity investing.
    December 2023
    Article5 minutes
  45. Japan Trust: manager insights

    Your annual update on performance, portfolio changes and the opportunities we’re excited about.
    December 2023
    Video7 minutes
  46. Avoided emissions methodology

    Climate and Environment Analyst Matt Jones considers the potential of emissions avoidance and disruptive innovation.
    December 2023
    Article
  47. HelloFresh: changing how people eat forever

    HelloFresh’s CEO explains the art and science of meal kit delivery at a global scale.
    December 2023
    Article
  48. China: fear or FOMO?

    Ben Buckler on how investors should steer between the twin poles of risk in China.
    December 2023
    Article5 minutes
  49. Why growth, why now?

    Tough times play to the partnership’s strengths: analysing what enables us to adapt and thrive amid rapid change.
    December 2023
    Article17 minutes
  50. South-east Asia’s new export stars

    Unearthing growth companies in Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand.
    December 2023
    Article
  51. Spotting the stars amid a surge

    Rising Japanese markets are flattering old-style companies: better to look for long-term growth.
    November 2023
    Article
  52. A view from the frontiers

    How Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust spots potential disruptors in turbulent times.
    November 2023
    Article3 minutes
  53. Aurora: the technology company transforming trucking

    The US’s $800bn trucking industry is on track for a shake up with Aurora’s self-driving technology.
    November 2023
    Article
  54. Emerging markets – why bother?

    Emerging markets have underperformed developed ones recently. So, why should we invest in them?
    November 2023
    Article
  55. A net zero initiative update

    A reflection on Baillie Gifford’s commitment to the climate transition.
    November 2023
    Article
  56. When software meets steel

    The ‘next wave’ of companies, mixing the digital and physical realms.
    Disruption Week 2023
    Article4 minutes
  57. Pacific Horizon Investment Trust: manager insights

    With Asia’s strong financial position, the long-term looks exciting for investors.
    November 2023
    Video6 minutes
  58. Nuclear comeback

    Could smaller reactors and fusion power herald a new atomic age?
    Disruption Week 2023
    Article4 minutes
  59. AI: a long-term perspective

    Why investors must put the rise of ChatGPT and other generative AI in context.
    Disruption Week 2023
    Article4 minutes
  60. Climate change: imagining the future

    The years ahead are uncertain, but we can turn that to our advantage.
    Disruption Week 2023
    Article4 minutes
  61. Adding value from climate change

    Companies addressing climate change could create huge societal and economic value over time.
    November 2023
    Article2 minutes
  62. Legally bond: finding underestimated resilience

    By keeping an open mind, we hope to find opportunities other credit investors might overlook.
    November 2023
    Article2 minutes
  63. Japan’s new growth opportunities

    Seeking the entrepreneurial firms that could sustain the country’s rally.
    November 2023
    Article
  64. SAINTS: the case for dividend growth

    Why we believe pursuing dividend growth rather than yield is the right way to grow capital.
    October 2023
    Article
  65. The hidden costs of software

    A decade ago, software companies were venture-backed and capital-light. That’s no longer true.
    October 2023
    Article
  66. Investing in private companies

    Discover what private company investing is, and why our decades of institutional knowledge of exceptional growth companies gives us an advantage.
    October 2023
    Video24 minutes
  67. Climate futures: preparing for uncertainty

    How can we avoid a hothouse world? Head of Climate Change Caroline Cook discusses with experts.
    October 2023
    Video56 minutes
  68. How do we value private companies?

    Uncover the multiple layers of governance that feed into the valuation of private companies at Baillie Gifford.
    October 2023
    Video10 minutes
  69. Can we mine sustainably?

    Minerals are key to the energy transition. We believe mining responsibly will bring rewards.
    October 2023
    Article2 minutes
  70. Nuclear fusion: SHINE lights the way

    The cancer-fighting firm that aims to lead a clean energy revolution.
    October 2023
    Article5 minutes
  71. ESG: beyond the growing pains

    Why considering environmental, social and governance factors helps us pursue long-term returns.
    September 2023
    Article
  72. Joiners’ mate

    Iain McCombie on how Howdens’ kitchens won the building trade’s trust.
    September 2023
    Article
  73. Finding China’s A-share jewels

    The country’s domestic markets are rich in companies with the know-how to become global leaders.
    September 2023
    Article
  74. Private company investing myths

    Busting three myths that could alter your view about what private company investing is.
    September 2023
    Video7 minutes
  75. How Alnylam nips disease in the bud

    The US-based company’s technology promises to ‘silence’ genetic disorders and target some of the world’s biggest killers.
    September 2023
    Article
  76. China’s urge to innovate

    A nation that once adapted others’ technologies is increasingly leading in innovative products and services.
    September 2023
    Article
  77. China revisited

    Lawrence Burns explores the new landscape of opportunity.
    September 2023
    Article
  78. Harnessing the power within

    Could we use our bodies’ natural electricity to treat illness? Author Sally Adee explains.
    September 2023
    Article
  79. Japan’s secret superstars

    The new generation of companies that’s quietly captured key technology niches.
    September 2023
    Article
  80. NVIDIA’s chief accelerates AI

    How Jensen Huang overcame adversity to play a pivotal role in accelerating progress.
    September 2023
    Article
  81. Innovation’s drumbeat

    Charting how technological progress and prosperity march together.
    September 2023
    Article5 minutes
  82. Surfing to success

    Why the waves hold the key to the pursuit of long-term growth.
    September 2023
    Article
  83. How Microsoft got its mojo back

    By shifting the focus from Windows and embracing AI, the firm has revitalised its fortunes.
    September 2023
    Article
  84. Keystone Positive Change Impact Report

    If impact and investing go together, it is important to understand the difference we make.
    September 2023
    Article4 minutes
  85. Three climate change scenarios

    Considering different ways global warming and a transition to new energy sources might occur.
    September 2023
    Article5 minutes
  86. Disruption Week 2023

    Glimpse a universe of opportunity at Baillie Gifford’s Disruption Week in November 2023.
    September 2023
    Video1 minute
  87. What is private company investing?

    Discover what private company investing is, and why our decades of institutional knowledge of exceptional growth companies gives us an advantage.
    September 2023
    Video8 minutes
  88. UK Growth Trust manager insights

    An update on portfolio performance, turnover and investment opportunities.
    September 2023
    Video7 minutes
  89. Stock story: Kering

    Find out what makes luxury fashion conglomerate Kering stand out from the competition.
    August 2023
    Video4 minutes
  90. Manager insights: Monks Investment Trust

    Malcolm MacColl discusses recent performance, portfolio positioning, growth profiles and AI.
    August 2023
    Video7 minutes
  91. Pacific Horizon Trust: webinar

    An update on investing in Asia with a focus on how economic trends relate to the portfolio.
    August 2023
    Video47 minutes
  92. What does Moderna do?

    Learn how the Boston-based life science company is disrupting the drug development industry.
    August 2023
    Video4 minutes
  93. The secrets of enduring growth

    Toby Ross reveals the four signs that a company’s growth might endure for decades.
    August 2023
    Article9 minutes
  94. Change as a growth driver

    We live in changing times. And that will create opportunities for long-term growth investors.
    August 2023
    Article
  95. Growth investing across decades

    Mark Urquhart discusses the science and art of picking growth stocks with enduring potential.
    August 2023
    Article27 minutes
  96. Positive Change Impact Report 2022

    If impact and investing go together, it is important to understand the difference we make.
    July 2023
    Article
  97. Stock stories: Climeworks

    Climeworks, the company using innovative technology to capture and store CO2 underground safely, measurably and permanently.
    July 2023
    Video3 minutes
  98. Why now for multi-asset investing

    Who benefits from the new macro environment? Why multi-asset investing remains a viable option.
    July 2023
    Article
  99. Navigating a turbulent Turkey

    Turkey may be volatile, but there’s opportunity in currency forwards and competitive companies
    July 2023
    Article
  100. The real deal in property

    In a challenging environment, discover a European property sector company bucking the trend.
    July 2023
    Article
  101. Eating better to save ourselves

    Tim Spector and Henry Dimbleby on what our diet says about our health and the health of the planet.
    June 2023
    Video60 minutes
  102. What does Northvolt do?

    Learn how the Swedish battery company Northvolt is driving change in the EV industry
    June 2023
    Video3 minutes
  103. Actual investing: the test of time

    Stuart Dunbar reflects on the long-term case for Actual investing.
    June 2023
    Article26 minutes
  104. The history of SAINTS

    John Newlands reveals the roots of the SAINTS success story.
    June 2023
    Article
  105. A century and a half of SAINTS

    James Dow reflects on how the trust has changed over the decades, but stuck to its core values.
    May 2023
    Article
  106. The history of the European Growth Trust

    How a trust giving investors access to the European market has found grounds for optimism despite volatility.
    May 2023
    Article
  107. SAINTS: 150 years of income

    John Newlands tells the story of the Edinburgh-based company that thrived in good times and bad.
    May 2023
    Article
  108. China A Shares: in conversation

    Investor Sophie Earnshaw explains how we navigate China’s complexity to boost growth potential.
    May 2023
    Video15 minutes
  109. Why the long-term matters

    There’s safety in being one of the crowd but it could stop you from seeing potential rewards.
    May 2023
    Article
  110. Asset allocation: five questions

    The Managed Fund’s asset allocation reflects the view that there are opportunities ahead.
    May 2023
    Article
  111. Climate change innovators

    How Positive Change targets companies at the forefront of tackling carbon emissions.
    April 2023
    Article
  112. The changing face of growth

    By investing in companies at the frontiers of structural shifts we can pursue fantastic returns.
    April 2023
    Article
  113. From Y to Z: Japan’s online powerhouse

    How Yahoo! Japan and Z Holdings' conquest of the country’s internet realm unfolded.
    April 2023
    Article
  114. Transformative investment

    Why time travelling to 2050 helps us invest in companies tackling climate change and inequality.
    April 2023
    Article
  115. The sustainability revolution

    Positive Change’s Kate Fox on thinking about the world in 2050 to spot opportunities today.
    April 2023
    Podcast17 minutes
  116. Keystone Positive Conversations 2022

    We don’t just talk to managements, we listen. A snapshot of Keystone Positive Change’s ESG conversations.
    April 2023
    DocumentLong Read
  117. Rethinking renewables

    Research suggesting faster-than-expected adoption has far-reaching consequences for investors.
    April 2023
    Article
  118. Climeworks: fighting global warming

    Climeworks helps us remove CO₂. We invest in it because we think it can combat climate change.
    March 2023
    Article
  119. Making health insurance manageable

    How Elevance Health uses its scale to smooth a path through the US health system’s maze.
    April 2023
    Article
  120. Faith over fear

    Tom Slater on looking beyond tough times to future opportunities.
    April 2023
    Article
  121. Europe’s new growth stars

    Three companies helping turn the continent from an innovation backwater to a hotspot.
    April 2023
    Article
  122. A tight ship: lessons from Admiral

    How Henry Engelhardt’s entrepreneurial flair helped create the car insurance giant
    April 2023
    Article
  123. Super Mario’s World

    Nintendo’s iconic characters profitably mix familiarity with new forms of gameplay.
    April 2023
    Article
  124. Moderna’s new challenge

    The mRNA technology behind the Covid vaccine is being directed against other diseases.
    April 2023
    Article
  125. Trip Notes: Brazil

    Ed Whitten travels to Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo to meet companies seeking social impact.
    April 2023
    Article
  126. AI Superpowers

    Renowned investor Kai-Fu Lee revisits his prophetic book, five years on.
    April 2023
    Article
  127. Indonesia powers a green transition

    The island nation’s natural wealth makes it crucial to a low-carbon future.
    April 2023
    Article
  128. Positive Conversations 2022

    We don’t just talk to managements, we listen. A snapshot of Positive Change’s ESG conversations.
    March 2023
    Article
  129. Webinar: the SAINTS approach

    Co-manager James Dow explains why he believes in the Trust’s focus on sustainable compounding.
    March 2023
    Video41 minutes
  130. Four questions for growth investors

    Investors must find companies with the key qualities needed to thrive in a stormy economy.
    March 2023
    Article
  131. Ocado’s robot revolution

    The UK firm is partnering with leading grocers to deploy its automated warehouses worldwide.
    March 2023
    Article
  132. The history of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust

    How a trust launched to finance the 1900s rubber boom was transformed into a backer of global technological change.
    February 2023
    Article
  133. Why small is big in Japan

    Praveen Kumar on the lesser-known players thriving in the shadow of the country’s big brands.
    February 2023
    Podcast21 minutes
  134. Japan's smaller stars

    Praveen Kumar discovers the lesser-known businesses creating premium products in Japan.
    February 2023
    Article
  135. Nothing lasts forever

    Why international equity markets shouldn’t be forgotten.
    February 2023
    Article
  136. Making sense of the metaverse

    Author Matthew Ball on the next-generation internet and the companies building its foundations.
    February 2023
    Article
  137. Monks Research Agenda 2023

    How can we invest in quality companies in a changing market?
    February 2023
    Article
  138. Re-awakening utilities

    Utility companies which can adapt to climate change and the shift to renewables bring the best chance of returns.
    February 2023
    Article
  139. Local authority investment Q&A

    Actuary Steven Law discusses funding, asset allocation and the effects of inflation for the LGPS.
    January 2023
    Article
  140. Japan: setbacks or permanent change?

    Our investors’ job is to tell the difference between passing phases and deeper behavioural shifts.
    February 2023
    Article
  141. Beauty secrets: sharing Shiseido’s story

    Masahiko Uotani, CEO of the Japanese cosmetics giant, discusses its profitable makeover with Iain Campbell.
    January 2023
    Article
  142. Global Alpha Research Agenda 2023

    How can we invest in quality companies with the potential to generate sustainable returns in a changing market?
    January 2023
    Article
  143. Keystone Positive Change: manager insights

    Investing in quality companies driving change, from carbon capture to healthcare, brings growth opportunities.
    January 2023
    Video7 minutes
  144. Insights: investment research in Japan

    Japan’s cultural landscape is changing, with implications for companies like Shiseido, CyberAgent and PayPay.
    January 2023
    Video10 minutes
  145. What’s next for growth stocks?

    Baillie Gifford’s Dave Bujnowski explores the new engines powering progress.
    January 2023
    Podcast23 minutes
  146. Asia and energy transition

    Exploring the emerging energy opportunities in Asia.
    January 2023
    Article
  147. AI: Frightening or fascinating?

    Investors discuss how AI software could transform healthcare, advertising, manufacturing and more.
    December 2022
    Podcast28 minutes
  148. ASML: advancing chips to new limits

    The Dutch firm driving progress by making it possible to create more intricate computer chips.
    December 2022
    Article
  149. A dose of innovation

    Your money or your health. Marina Record asks if society is ready to pay for health innovation.
    December 2022
    Article
  150. 50 years of European Growth

    The Baillie Gifford-managed Trust tracked half a century of continental turbulence and triumph.
    December 2022
    Article
  151. Japan trip reflections

    Less foreign visitors, more cashless payments. Donald Farquharson reflects on post-Covid Japan.
    November 2022
    Article
  152. Managed Fund: Patient investing

    Many investors are impatient, but change takes time – the best performance could come to those who wait.
    November 2022
    Video42 minutes
  153. The dawn of artificial intelligence

    How AI is disrupting all kinds of industries, creating investment opportunities in its wake.
    November 2022
    Article
  154. Disrupting heart disease

    Rose Nguyen on the companies seeking to overcome the scourge of heart disease.
    November 2022
    Podcast24 minutes
  155. New hopes for curing heart disease

    In the war against killer heart disease, technology is making huge strides in diagnosis and treatment.
    November 2022
    Article
  156. Solving the antimicrobial crisis

    If we don’t tackle the AMR crisis now, it could be the world’s biggest killer by 2050.
    November 2022
    Article
  157. Manager insights: Pacific Horizon

    Pacific Horizon Investment Trust manager Roderick Snell gives updates on the portfolio and investing in Asia.
    November 2022
    Video4 minutes
  158. Investing in net zero

    Detail of Baillie Gifford’s first set of NZAMi climate commitments and targets.
    November 2022
    Article
  159. Finding opportunities in the gloom

    Stock market falls can create rich pickings for the optimistic investor.
    November 2022
    Article
  160. Embracing the unpredictable

    The ‘what if…?’ questions are the most important of all.
    October 2022
    Article
  161. Nintendo: investing in the home of Mario

    Why Fusajiro Yamauchi’s business remains a fascinating opportunity for growth investing.
    October 2022
    Article
  162. A theory of radical change

    Why a ‘deep transition’ may have started to deliver a more sustainable age.
    October 2022
    Article
  163. Rethinking where growth comes from

    Partner Dave Bujnowski offers a radical new perspective on the disruptive ‘engines’ powering today’s growth.
    October 2022
    Article
  164. Inflation: analysing resilience

    Four ways to consider growth companies’ ability to deal with rising prices.
    October 2022
    Article
  165. Tapping global brainpower

    How Baillie Gifford’s mutually beneficial network of academic connections makes us see the world differently.
    September 2022
    Article
  166. Kering: luxury created with risk

    How the group gives its creatives the freedom to spark love-it-hate-it reactions.
    September 2022
    Article
  167. Trust trip notes: Tel Aviv

    Israel is a nursery for innovative startups, sponsoring growth firms in fields from biofood to cyber security.
    September 2022
    Article
  168. Drive: rethinking motivation

    What companies get wrong when trying to get the best out of their workers.
    September 2022
    Article
  169. Snow Peak’s outdoor heiress

    Company director Lisa Yamai is changing attitudes by proving a young female leader can boost performance.
    September 2022
    Article
  170. Investing in a changing China

    President Xi Jinping’s plan to reshape Chinese society means opportunities for innovative little giants.
    September 2022
    Article
  171. Monks: how diversity beats adversity

    Having a varied portfolio allows the trust to navigate volatile periods and focus on the long term.
    September 2022
    Article
  172. Investing in the champions of Europe

    Manufacturing, green tech and services entrepreneurs are enticing investors as they catch up to the US and China.
    September 2022
    Article
  173. Compound interest: the snowball effect

    Companies reinvesting profits to supply outperformance over decades are the market’s unsung heroes.
    September 2022
    Article
  174. UK Growth Trust: home focus

    Companies solving big problems in healthcare, fintech and AI, are proving the UK is an exciting place to invest.
    September 2022
    Article
  175. Growth investing: hunting the outliers

    It’s not about growth or value. It’s about the few companies that drive stock market returns.
    September 2022
    Article
  176. A decade of discovery

    A focus on growth and innovation has led to exciting finds such as Tesla and Ocado.
    September 2022
    Video11 minutes
  177. Introducing: Sustainable Multi Asset

    Lindsey Knight and Scott Lothian discuss the new fund and why it brings opportunities for strong, stable returns.
    September 2022
    Video5 minutes
  178. Small islands, lots of energy

    How Orkney’s renewable energy projects can inform our investment choices.
    September 2022
    Article
  179. Global Discovery webinar

    Douglas Brodie discusses investing in small companies, recent performance amid volatility and opportunities.
    September 2022
    Video47 minutes
  180. UK Growth Trust Manager Insights

    In volatile times, focusing on the fundamental long-term opportunities of our holdings is key.
    September 2022
    Video6 minutes
  181. US Growth Trust: Manager Insights

    Gary Robinson, co-manager of the US Growth Trust, explains why we stay focused on fundamentals in uncertain times.
    August 2022
    Video6 minutes
  182. Keystone Positive Change Impact Report 2021

    The Positive Change Team’s impact report, covering our activity and plans for the future.
    August 2022
    Document
  183. Monks Investment Trust Manager Insights

    Jon Henry discusses changes to the portfolio, the impact of inflation and optimism in periods of volatility.
    August 2022
    Video8 minutes
  184. Managed Fund: Sticking to our knitting

    Growth investing means staying with promising firms. Despite recent underperformance, we’ll continue to do so.
    August 2022
    Video7 minutes
  185. Transforming the future of healthcare

    Supporting companies with the potential to transform the field of healthcare and generate attractive returns.
    August 2022
    Video5 minutes
  186. Sustainable Growth Sustainability Report

    The Sustainable Growth team on climate change, carbon emissions and sustainable growth companies.
    August 2022
    DocumentLong read
  187. Cultivating change in the meat industry

    Demand for meat is growing, but traditional production is costly. Could in vitro agriculture be our panacea?
    July 2022
    Article
  188. Positive Change Impact Report: 5th Year 2021/22

    The Positive Change Team’s latest impact report, covering our activity over the last five years and plans for the future.
    August 2022
    Document
  189. Trust history: Pacific Horizon

    How Baillie Gifford’s Asia-focused investment trust rode the tiger of growth.
    June 2023
    Article
  190. Why are Swedish companies world leaders?

    Sweden tops the charts for original thinking, from family businesses to founder-run companies.
    July 2022
    Podcast22 minutes
  191. A smörgåsbord of innovation.

    Sweden tops the charts for original thinking, from family businesses to founder-run companies.
    July 2022
    Article
  192. Sir Isaac Newton’s folly.

    How the 18th-century mathematician lost a fortune to groupthink.
    July 2022
    Article
  193. China: the Year of the Tiger.

    Despite new regulations, now may be the best time to pounce and hold select Chinese stocks.
    July 2022
    Article
  194. Emerging Markets: Five Questions.

    How does the BG Managed Fund view prospects, ESG and regulation in relation to Emerging Markets?
    July 2022
    Article
  195. Why patience matters

    Endurance and imagination are key ingredients for quality growth investing.
    June 2022
    Article
  196. Actual investing in action.

    In volatile markets, our investment trust managers focus on being on the right side of structural change.
    June 2022
    Article
  197. Revaluation, dislocation and recession.

    Growth stocks have crashed down to earth. Has growth had its day or will it come back stronger?
    June 2022
    Article
  198. Investing in decarbonisation

    Spotting companies with potential in the renewables, energy storage and carbon reduction sectors.
    June 2022
    Article
  199. China’s leapfrog shopping apps

    Smartphone-centric retailers drive innovation.
    June 2022
    Article
  200. Study guides

    Academic partnerships that generate new ideas
    June 2022
    Article
  201. Infinite progress.

    Why new ideas will continue to spur on wealth and wellbeing.
    June 2022
    Article
  202. What makes companies resilient to inflation?

    Baillie Gifford’s Risk Team has been considering how firms can reduce their vulnerability to rising prices.
    July 2022
    Article
  203. The fight for your free time

    Disruptive change within the entertainment world creates a wealth of opportunity.
    June 2022
    Article
  204. China’s energy paradox

    How should you consider the country – carbon culprit or climate saviour?
    June 2022
    Article
  205. Pole position.

    Tyre maker Bridgestone is poised to benefit from next-generation road vehicles.
    June 2022
    Article
  206. Trip Notes: Helsinki.

    European Growth Trust manager Stephen Paice dips a digital toe into Slush’ event for hot start-ups.
    June 2022
    Article
  207. ESG v sustainability

    The questions we should consider to avoid being led astray by ESG risk scores.
    May 2022
    Article
  208. Impact, Ambition and Trust

    If ESG scores are not the answer, how does Global Income Growth Team’s ESG approach measure up?
    May 2022
    Article
  209. MercadoLibre: the Latin liberator

    Lawrence Burns discusses the fintech disrupting Latin America’s banking and retail industries.
    May 2022
    Article
  210. How education escaped from the classroom

    Online courses have upended the economics of education, Thaiha Nguyen explains.
    May 2022
    Podcast21 minutes
  211. The future of education.

    For digital learning companies that can balance accessibility and profits, the opportunities are vast.
    May 2022
    Article
  212. India’s data-driven growth stocks.

    Pacific Horizon spots investment opportunities in a smartphone-transformed nation.
    May 2022
    Article
  213. The long view

    The enduring power of Moore’s Law and other factors that might matter in the next decade of investing.
    May 2022
    Document
  214. Shin Nippon Manager Update.

    Praveen Kumar, investment manager of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC gives an update on the performance of Shin Nippon over the past year and shares the team’s views on the long-term outlook for Japanese smaller companies.
    May 2022
    Video4 minutes
  215. Emerging Markets: the possibilist

    Understanding the difference between pessimism and possibility in Emerging Markets.
    May 2022
    Article
  216. Transformational thinking

    Scottish Mortgage’s departing joint manager James Anderson talks to its deputy Lawrence Burns.
    May 2022
    Article
  217. Positive Conversations Keystone 2021.

    Responsible business practices are fundamental to delivering sustainable long-term growth and addressing global challenges.
    May 2022
    Document
  218. Casting the net wider.

    Monks seeks profit and resilience from its diversified growth stocks portfolio.
    April 2022
    Article
  219. Influencers

    James Anderson credits the great minds who shaped his theories about the evolving world.
    April 2022
    Article
  220. Future impacts.

    Four ways Keystone Positive Change’s holdings can benefit the environment and society.
    April 2022
    Article
  221. China’s move to renewable energy

    Solar power and cheap green energy makes for a promising future.
    April 2022
    Article
  222. Buying into private companies.

    Baillie Gifford’s approach to private companies? As we’ve always invested, for the long term.
    April 2022
    Article
  223. Positive Conversations 2021

    Responsible business practices are fundamental to delivering sustainable long-term growth and addressing global challenges.
    April 2022
    Document
  224. Why private companies matter more

    SpaceX, Epic Games and Stripe: the list of the unlisted continues to grow. How can investors benefit?
    March 2022
    Podcast21 minutes
  225. SAINTS: A year in review and looking ahead.

    The Scottish American Investment Company share an update on performance and ESG.
    April 2022
    Video10 minutes
  226. Global Alpha 2022 Research Agenda

    In their Research Agenda for 2022, the investment managers consider the benefits of deep work in helping them find growth opportunities.
    March 2022
    Article
  227. The history of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon

    The smaller companies trust has thrived by seeking out Japan’s disruptive innovators.
    May 2023
    Article
  228. A dream within reach

    New technologies, plummeting costs and our own changing behaviours all promise progress in the energy transition– just don’t expect it to come in a straight line.
    March 2022
    Article
  229. Actual ESG

    Investing in great growth companies to make a big difference.
    February 2022
    Video12 minutes
  230. The value in growth investing.

    One says “growth”. The other says “value”. But that’s not what investors should be focusing on.
    February 2022
    Article
  231. A private companies approach to ESG

    The special considerations at play when we invest in high-growth, late-stage unlisted firms.
    February 2022
    Article
  232. Growth or value: it’s not a black or white choice

    Operational performance is a better indicator of growth than inflation. Malcolm MacColl shares why.
    February 2022
    Podcast19 minutes
  233. Long-term investing and market volatility.

    James Budden on holding your nerve through short-term setbacks and supporting exceptional growth companies.
    February 2022
    Article
  234. Riding Growth Waves Webinar.

    Good investing takes quick reactions as well as a long-term vision.
    February 2022
    Video39 minutes
  235. The university shaping global tech

    Why so many tech founders and CEOs have emerged from the Indian Institutes of Technology.
    January 2022
    Article
  236. Responsible Global Equity Income Fund.

    Toby Ross and Diane Esson reflect on the past three years of the Responsible Global Equity Income Fund.
    January 2022
    Video7 minutes
  237. Edinburgh Worldwide: a global history.

    How an international outlook was built in from the start by the investment trust’s founder Robert Fleming.
    January 2022
    DocumentLong read
  238. Managed Fund, Top Five US Questions.

    Kirsty Gibson answers the key questions investors are asking of the Managed Fund’s US champions.
    February 2022
    Article
  239. Sandpile avalanches and stock prices.

    Equity investing in times of catastrophic change.
    January 2022
    Article
  240. China’s dividend racehorses.

    New opportunities for income investors seeking growth and steady payouts.
    January 2022
    Article
  241. Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust AGM.

    Moritz Sitte, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust, gives an update on investment philosophy, portfolio activity and positioning, and outlook.
    January 2022
    Video7 minutes
  242. Nurobots: delivering with autonomous vehicles

    Your pizza delivered by a driverless autonomous vehicle? That’s only the beginning for Nuro.
    January 2022
    Article
  243. Japan’s net zero efforts blossom.

    The firms doing pioneering work to produce renewable energy and eco-friendlier transport.
    December 2021
    Article
  244. Diverse and disruptive.

    The Monks Investment Trust’s growth-focused stock picking strategy.
    December 2021
    Article
  245. Glasgow Climate Pact

    For Global Stewardship, climate opportunities go hand in hand with climate challenges
    December 2021
    Article
  246. Making Waves.

    Changing the world starts with investing in companies addressing global challenges.
    December 2021
    Article
  247. The ‘S’ of ESG: intangible value

    ESG experts Marianne Harper Gow, Ed Whitten and Abhi Parajuli talk about the Social aspect of ESG in the context of investing.
    December 2021
    Video41 minutes
  248. Six reasons for Japan optimism.

    Manager Matthew Brett offers six predictions for the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust’s fifth decade.
    December 2021
    Article
  249. Resilience Rewarded.

    Three lessons learned over the High Yield Bond Fund’s 20 years of debt investing.
    November 2021
    Article
  250. Towards Net Zero: Reflections on COP26

    Tim Garratt, Michael Pye and Caroline Cook reflect on the investment implications of arguably the most significant meeting of world leaders this millennium, COP 26.
    November 2021
    Video49 minutes
  251. Japan stocks: investing in growth.

    As the Baillie Gifford Japan Trust turns 40, robotics and cosmetics are on its manager’s mind.
    November 2021
    Article
  252. We need to talk about inflation

    Central banks may find it hard to tackle price rises, requiring fine-tuning to fund strategies.
    November 2021
    Article
  253. The Biological Revolution

    The use of information science to unlock biology is revolutionising our health and wellbeing.
    November 2021
    Article
  254. The real case for China

    Willingness to change gives Chinese firms an innovation advantage.
    November 2021
    Article
  255. How to surf the waves of growth

    Good investing takes quick reactions as well as a long-term vision.
    November 2021
    Article
  256. Managed Fund: Manager Insights.

    Inflationary pressures and ESG opportunities are among matters on the fund managers’ minds.
    November 2021
    Video10 minutes
  257. Joining forces to achieve net zero.

    Baillie Gifford signs up to an asset managers initiative as COP26 begins.
    November 2021
    Article
  258. Mapping Veganville

    Can plant-based foods save the planet? Investment manager Brian Lum explores changing attitudes.
    November 2021
    Article
  259. Healthcare’s biotech revolution

    A convergence of technologies is paving the way for advances in our understanding of biology.
    October 2021
    Article
  260. The future of transport

    Electric cars on the road and flying taxis in the air will change the way people commute and live.
    October 2021
    Article
  261. The switch to sustainable food

    Plant-based proteins, hi-tech tractors and vertical farms are set to disrupt agriculture.
    October 2021
    Article
  262. Digital payments in a cashless future

    Disruptive fintechs are paving the way to a world without physical money.
    October 2021
    Article
  263. China’s Generation Z.

    The under-25s discuss their appetite for social shopping apps and home-grown cosmetics brands.
    October 2021
    Article
  264. Seismic shifts.

    Companies benefiting from explosive change brought on by the pandemic.
    October 2021
    Article
  265. Green hydrogen’s promise.

    Why using renewables to harvest the gas may be the best way for some industries to reach net zero.
    October 2021
    Article
  266. Harnessing growth for the next decade

    Investment manager Malcolm MacColl and Senior Governance and Sustainability Analyst Kieran Murray outline believed growth drivers and the development of Global Alpha’s ESG process.
    October 2021
    Video46 minutes
  267. Highlights Video: Harnessing growth for the next decade

    Watch the highlights from the recent Global Alpha webinar: Harnessing growth for the next decade.
    October 2021
    Video13 minutes
  268. IDEAS Conference 2021.

    With a focus on the future of mobility, the speakers discuss the ideas that will shape the way we live and work, and the companies that will drive disruption and innovation.
    October 2021
    Video0 minute
  269. A conversation about sustainability

    Our long-term investors know that investing sustainably is a plus for value creation.
    October 2021
    Article
  270. China’s gen Z+

    How the digital natives’ wants and needs create opportunities for forward-thinking Chinese companies.
    October 2021
    Document
  271. Lessons from Bessembinder

    What a US academic taught us about the companies that outperform.
    October 2021
    Document
  272. India’s ‘missing’ female workers

    Women dropping out of employment should weigh on investors’ minds.
    October 2021
    Article
  273. Supporting ESG improvers

    Investors can have the most impact by focusing on sustainability laggards, not leaders.
    October 2021
    Article
  274. Misguided metrics

    Why emerging markets firms struggle to get high ESG scores
    October 2021
    Article
  275. Time travel investing

    Evaluating emerging market stocks by taking a mental leap into the future.
    October 2021
    Article
  276. Disruption week webinar: the future of mobility

    From battery-powered cars to flying taxis, life on the move is set to change.
    October 2021
    Video44 minutes
  277. Disruption week webinar: sustainable food and agriculture

    Vertical farms, plant-based proteins and smart tractors could disrupt what you eat and drink.
    October 2021
    Video42 minutes
  278. Disruption week webinar: Digital payments platforms

    New types of transactions and ecommerce services are being enabled by innovative fintechs.
    October 2021
    Video44 minutes
  279. Microfinance for the masses.

    Gojo’s founder explains his plan to serve 100 million of the world’s poorest people.
    October 2021
    Article
  280. Disruption week webinar: the biological revolution

    A convergence of technologies is letting biotech firms disrupt how drugs and vaccines are made.
    October 2021
    Video46 minutes
  281. Thriving after adversity.

    Why cyclical stocks such as Ryanair and Rio Tinto are comeback kings.
    October 2021
    Article
  282. Long-Term Return Expectations update.

    Decarbonisation and baby boomer spending are set to drive asset prices over the years ahead.
    September 2021
    Article
  283. An appetite for ordered chaos.

    Why loosening control can help companies become more innovative.
    September 2021
    Article
  284. How do we save a planet? Paulina Sliwinska invests in the companies tackling climate change.
    September 2021
    Article
  285. US Growth Trust Manager Insights.

    Behavioural shifts caused by Covid prompt changes to Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust’s portfolio.
    September 2021
    Video0 minute
  286. Monks Investment Trust Manager Insights.

    Monks Manager Spencer Adair looks beyond the noise of recent months to the longer term.
    September 2021
    Video0 minute
  287. Will the climate crisis response alter asset class returns? The Multi Asset Team investigates.
    September 2021
    Article
  288. sennder’s co-founder explains how its software platform helps truckers carry fuller loads.
    August 2021
    Article
  289. Baillie Gifford UK Growth Trust plc Manager Insights.

    Investment manager Milena Mileva gives an update on the philosophy, positioning and activity of the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Trust portfolio.
    July 2021
    Video8 minutes
  290. Rocket man

    Life on Mars might seem far-fetched, but Scottish Mortgage is prepared to embrace the radical thinkers striving to get us there.
    July 2021
    Article
  291. Why Companies Should Embrace Chaos

    The nimblest firms are often those that don’t fight disorder but embrace it, according to Visa founder Dee Hock.
    July 2021
    Article
  292. Strategy Overview.

    A brief summary of Baillie Gifford’s beliefs, purpose and strategy.
    July 2021
    Document
  293. The history of The Monks Investment Trust

    Historian John Newlands outlines the story of the Monks Investment Trust hard-fought growth.
    April 2023
    Article
  294. Clusters, Computers, and Classic Rock

    Find out why small companies are one of the richest hunting grounds for long-term growth investors.
    June 2021
    Article
  295. Baillie Gifford Managed Fund: can it continue to thrive?

    The Managed Fund was launched in 1987, so has weathered plenty of crises before.
    June 2021
    Article
  296. Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Investment Trust Webinar.

    Praveen Kumar, manager of the Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Investment Trust, discusses how to approach high-growth investing in a country that has a low-growth economy, the economy in question being that of Japan. Praveen explains that as fundamentally bottom-up, long-term stock pickers, we try to ignore short-term trends and predictions, and focus on finding smaller cap Japanese companies with huge potential over the long term.
    June 2021
    Video45 minutes
  297. History of Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust

    Historian John Newlands looks back at the origins of the trust and its surprising connections.
    June 2021
    Article
  298. Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust Manager Insights.

    Sophie Earnshaw, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust, gives an update on the philosophy, positioning and performance of the portfolio since Baillie Gifford took over management of the trust in September 2020.
    June 2021
    Video7 minutes
  299. Positive Change - It's Not Obvious

    Positive Change invests in businesses that can help solve global challenges. But, as Kate Fox explains, the impact that some of the most influential companies have on daily lives is hidden from view.
    May 2021
    Article
  300. The history of Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust

    In our special series on the histories of investment trusts managed by Baillie Gifford, John Newlands looks back at the Edwardian origins of the China-focused trust.
    May 2021
    Article
  301. The responsible approach to ESG investing

    Is our approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues doing more harm than good? Stuart Dunbar, partner at Baillie Gifford, calls for investors to stop counting and start thinking.
    May 2021
    Podcast19 minutes
  302. The Monks Investment Trust PLC Webinar.

    Spencer Adair, newly appointed co-manager of the Monks Investment Trust, explains why the investment approach will not change. He sheds light on the past and current positioning of the portfolio, the fundamental strategy of the team involved, and the core philosophy of Monks that has been largely unchanged throughout the trust’s history.
    May 2021
    Video0 minute
  303. Japanese Fund Update Webinar.

    Investment Specialist Thomas Patchett is joined by Matthew Brett, Investment Manager of the Japanese Fund and Japan Trust, to discuss the last twelve months and the positioning and performance of the fund by exploring some of the main themes coming through in the portfolio.
    May 2021
    Video0 minute
  304. Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust Webinar.

    Richard Lander of Citywire hosts a webinar on the European Growth Trust and is joined by Stephen Paice, co-manager of the trust, who aims to answer the question: Are you investing in the right Europe?
    April 2021
    Video51 minutes
  305. Shin Nippon - Manager Insights.

    Praveen Kumar, investment manager of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC gives an update on the performance of Shin Nippon over the past year and shares the team’s views on the long-term outlook for Japanese smaller companies.
    April 2021
    Video5 minutes
  306. The Baillie Gifford Managed Fund’s UK champions - five burning questions

    The year 2020 felt somewhat surreal for UK investors. Not only was our local economy hit hard by the pandemic, but whole sectors of the stock market came under pressure, including many high-profile firms.
    April 2021
    Document
  307. Injecting optimism into healthcare’s future

    Could the messenger RNA vaccines deployed against Covid, help fight cancer and other diseases? After a year of crisis, Julia Angeles, co-manager of Baillie Gifford’s Health Innovation Fund, looks at the positive signs.
    April 2021
    Document
  308. Playing to win

    The race is on to secure the loyalty of south east Asia’s increasingly prosperous consumers. Ewan Markson-Brown, manager of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust, tells us why Singapore’s Sea Limited is in pole position.
    April 2021
    Document
  309. Breaking the biotech model

    Could the messenger RNA vaccines deployed against Covid, help fight cancer and other diseases? After a year of crisis, Julia Angeles, co-manager of Baillie Gifford’s Health Innovation Fund, looks at the positive signs.
    April 2021
    Podcast15 minutes
  310. Fast forward

    Praveen Kumar, manager of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon, sees Covid-19’s acceleration of digital trends in Japan – changes in both corporate and consumer behaviour – persisting beyond the pandemic.
    April 2021
    Document
  311. Europe's digital ambitions

    European companies have quietly built up some of the world’s largest digital platforms for commerce. The next stage will be anything but quiet, Stephen Paice and Moritz Sitte, joint managers of Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust, tell Heather Farmbrough.
    April 2024
    Document
  312. Japan from a distance

    Banned from travelling during the pandemic, Matthew Brett, manager of The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust, explains the advantage of perspective.
    April 2021
    Document
  313. Take-off platforms

    Online trading platforms have transformed the way we put our money to work. Iain McCombie, joint manager of the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund, tells Faith Glasgow how these companies brought financial power to the people.
    April 2021
    Document
  314. The future of mobility - Part 2

    A wave of revolutionary new technologies is set to transform the way we travel from A to B. In this short series, Thaiha Nguyen, a Baillie Gifford investment manager, takes an in-depth look at the business of personal transport on the brink of change.
    Document
  315. The future of mobility – Part 3

    A wave of revolutionary new technologies is set to transform the way we travel from A to B. In this short series, Thaiha Nguyen, a Baillie Gifford investment manager, takes an in-depth look at the business of personal transport on the brink of change.
    April 2021
    Document
  316. The future of mobility - part 4

    A wave of revolutionary new technologies is set to transform the way we travel from A to B. In this short series, Thaiha Nguyen, a Baillie Gifford investment manager, takes an in-depth look at the business of personal transport on the brink of change.
    April 2021
    Document
  317. The future of mobility – Part 1

    A wave of revolutionary new technologies is set to transform the way we travel from A to B. In this short series, Thaiha Nguyen, a Baillie Gifford investment manager, takes an in-depth look at the business of personal transport on the brink of change.
    April 2021
    Document
  318. What I've learned In four decades of investing

    His career spanned big changes in investment – and in the fortunes of Baillie Gifford. Charles Plowden, joint senior partner and manager of Monks Investment Trust, looks at the opportunities ahead.
    March 2021
    Podcast17 minutes
  319. What I've learned in four decades of investing

    His career spanned big changes in investment – and in the fortunes of Baillie Gifford. Charles Plowden, joint senior partner and manager of Monks Investment Trust, looks at the opportunities ahead.
    March 2021
    Document
  320. Spotlight On China: Risk Versus Opportunity.

    Dawn Murdoch, client service manager, speaks to the chair of Baillie Gifford’s China Product Group Ben Buckler. Buckler sheds some light on what he thinks are the most exciting aspects of China today, and how we balance the opportunities and the risks moving forward.
    March 2021
    Video0 minute
  321. Scottish American Investment Company - Manager Insights.

    Investment Manager Toby Ross gives an update on The Scottish American Investment Company P.L.C.
    March 2021
    Video0 minute
  322. Actual ESG

    The logic of long-term investing means that companies harming the planet and its people will ultimately be losers.
    March 2021
    Document
  323. Humans, a growth species

    On the back of humanity's innate ability to innovate, invent and improve, Hamish Maxwell is reminded of why growth investing yields such promise over the long-term.
    March 2021
    Document
  324. A Change In Name, A Change Of Strategy, It's All Positive.

    In this webinar recording, Rosie Rankin, a specialist on the Positive Change Team, speaks to Kate Fox and Lee Qian, investment managers of the Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust. The managers give a presentation on the details of the trust and some of the companies in which it invests, followed by questions from the attendees.
    March 2021
    Video53 minutes
  325. US Growth Trust Webinar.

    Fraser Thomson, client director, talks to Gary Robinson, co-manager of the US Growth Trust, and Kirsty Gibson, a key-decision maker and soon-to-be co-manager. The discussion centres around the recent investment environment and our thoughts for the future, all in the context of the investment approach employed by the trust.
    February 2021
    Video0 minute
  326. American Fund Webinar.

    In this webinar recording, US Equity strategy specialist Ben James talks to all four key decision makers of the American Fund portfolio, Tom Slater, Kirsty Gibson, Gary Robinson and Dave Bujnowski. The team explore the thought processes that have helped them navigate the challenge of maintaining a 5-10 year investment horizon during what has been a year of rapid change, followed by questions from attendees.
    February 2021
    Video0 minute
  327. Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust - Introduction.

    The aim of the Keystone Positive Change Investment Trust is to deliver attractive investment returns on behalf of shareholders over the long term, and to help shareholders contribute towards a more sustainable world. Investment managers Kate and Lee explain how they hope to do this.
    February 2021
    Video11 minutes
  328. Positive Conversations 2020

    This document looks at the contribution of the Positive Change portfolio to society through its business practices and focuses on our approach to engagement with the companies owned on behalf of our clients.
    Full Year 2020
    Document
  329. Managed Fund - Manager Insights.

    Lucy Haddow, product specialist, speaks to investment managers Steven Hay and Iain McCombie about the Managed Fund, as they reflect on 2020 and look forward to what’s to come.
    February 2021
    Video0 minute
  330. Sustainable investing: Finding the innovative companies of the future

    Investment manager Lee Qian learned first-hand the difference growth made to China. He explains how innovative firms can help nurture economic expansion, while creating a more sustainable world.
    January 2021
    Document
  331. Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust AGM.

    Stephen Paice, investment manager of the Baillie Gifford European Growth Trust plc, gives an update on investment philosophy, performance, portfolio positioning and outlook.
    January 2021
    Video10 minutes
  332. Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust AGM.

    Douglas Brodie, investment manager of the Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust, reflects on the past year, gives some insight into the current positioning of the portfolio and sheds some light on what could be some exciting opportunities in the future.
    January 2021
    Video11 minutes
  333. Sustainable investing: finding the innovative companies of the future

    Are there limits to economic growth? Will we run out of ideas? Investment manager Lee Qian explains why he’s confident innovation will create a more prosperous, sustainable and inclusive world.
    January 2021
    Podcast17 minutes
  334. Innovation: why it’s crucial for sustainability

    Lee Qian, Investment Manager in Baillie Gifford’s Positive Change Strategy, tells us why we should harness innovation and economic growth to create a more prosperous, sustainable and inclusive world.
    December 2020
    Document
  335. How Covid is changing the way we shop

    The digital disruption of the high street accelerated during the pandemic. Baillie Gifford’s Moritz Sitte explores the innovative ways in which European retailers are reshaping the future of shopping.
    December 2020
    Podcast15 minutes
  336. How COVID is changing the way we shop

    The digital disruption of the high street accelerated during the pandemic. Baillie Gifford’s Moritz Sitte explores the innovative ways in which European retailers are reshaping the future of shopping.
    December 2020
    Document
  337. Muscle for the rebound

    Challenging circumstances function as a litmus test, from which the strongest business models survive, and even, thrive. During 2020 your Strategic Bond Fund has sought to invest in businesses that can do just that.
    December 2020
    Document
  338. Fantasy Figures: Games Workshop

    With hits like Warhammer, this gaming company inspires a sense of community which brings huge growth potential
    Autumn 2020
    Article
  339. Monks - staying ahead of change

    Few things matter more to an investor than understanding and anticipating change. As we celebrate 15 years of Global Alpha, we share some thoughts on how the portfolio, our process and the team have developed over time.
    November 2020
    Document
  340. The great divergence between east and west

    China has defied recession in 2020, but where to now? Investment manager Roderick Snell anticipates big things ahead.
    October 2020
    Podcast14 minutes
  341. Investing during a pandemic

    James Anderson, joint manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, looks back on how, amid all the coronavirus disruption, the case for growth stocks strengthened as the crisis unfolded
    October 2020
    Article
  342. US Growth Trust - Manager Update.

    Gary Robinson, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust, explains why he thinks the major behavioural shifts we’ve seen in recent time are here to stay, and talks about which opportunities in particular he is most excited about.
    September 2020
    Video0 minute
  343. Living longer: can we afford it

    More of us are living longer, staying healthier for longer and working for longer. What are the implications for investing and financing this longer life? Listen to Baillie Gifford’s Steven Hay to find out.
    September 2020
    Podcast14 minutes
  344. Scale as a service

    Companies become more efficient as they grow. In the past, that involved big capital outlays and was bad news for challengers. However, as Gary Robinson explains, entrepreneurs can now rent the essential tools from cloud platforms, enabling them to compete more easily.
    September 2020
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  345. The Monks Investment Trust PLC – Manager Update.

    Jon Henry, client director, talks to Charles Plowden and Spencer Adair, investment managers on the Global Alpha Team, about their investment approach, the performance of Monks, how the Trust is positioned and what we are excited about moving forward.
    September 2020
    Video0 minute
  346. Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust plc.

    Roderick Snell and Sophie Earnshaw, co-managers of the China Growth Trust talk to Alex Blake, Investment Trusts Director, on why we’re excited about China, why we believe Baillie Gifford is the right manager for the trust, and what our investment approach will look like.
    September 2020
    Video10 minutes
  347. A shocking revelation: capitalism can power positive change

    Everyone wants to make a difference, and capital thoughtfully and responsibly deployed is a powerful mechanism for change. In seeking out companies whose products and services are providing solutions to global challenges, we believe a proactive investment approach can also be the basis of attractive investment returns. Investment Managers Kate Fox and Lee Qian explain why positive change really matters.
    August 2020
    Video5 minutes
  348. UK Growth Fund Manager Update.

    Investment manager Iain McCombie gives an update on the positioning and activity of the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund portfolio.
    July 2020
    Video9 minutes
  349. Health Innovation: it’s time to rethink what the word ‘healthcare’ means

    We are in an era of great convergence. The Health Innovation strategy seeks to support this era of change by looking out for innovative and pioneering companies that have the potential to bring substantial improvements to human health and healthcare systems.
    July 2020
    Video0 minute
  350. Monks – Long-Term Stewards.

    Charles Plowden explains how long-term stewardship is one of the four golden threads that weaves together to form the Monks investment strategy.
    June 2020
    Video0 minute
  351. The Atlases of the modern economy

    You can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it by investing in those businesses that will help create it. Jenny Davis turns to history to provide some context as to why she believes the unsung heroes of the modern economy will be the titans of the future.
    June 2020
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  352. A View from the Midst of the Pandemic

    Technological developments over recent decades mean reality has outpaced the science fiction of his youth since Mark Urquhart joined Baillie Gifford almost 25 years ago.
    June 2020
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  353. Japanese Smaller Companies Fund and Shin Nippon PLC – Manager Insights.

    Praveen Kumar, investment manager of Japanese Smaller Companies Fund and Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC, explains how Covid-19 will accelerate changes in the behaviour and working practices of corporate Japan and why this should result in numerous growth opportunities for fast-growing, nimble and disruptive smaller business.
    June 2020
    Video7 minutes
  354. What’s the purpose of investing?

    The true meaning of investment has been buried in a flurry of jargon, pseudo-science and fixation on quarterly results. Baillie Gifford partner Stuart Dunbar backs a return to basics.
    June 2020
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  355. Positive Change Impact Report

    For Full Year 2019, updating on contributions towards a more sustainable and inclusive world.
    July 2020
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  356. Tomorrow’s income aristocrats

    Income investing has been shaken by the coronavirus, but how will this affect the dividend payers of the future? Baillie Gifford investment manager James Dow gives us a glimpse of the potential star performers of tomorrow.
    June 2020
    Podcast15 minutes
  357. What’s the purpose of investing

    In our Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking podcast, Baillie Gifford partner Stuart Dunbar backs a return to the basics of investment.
    June 2020
    Podcast14 minutes
  358. Why this crisis favours growth stocks

    Growth stocks have generally fared better than value stocks during the coronavirus pandemic, helping Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust during the worst of the stock market falls. In our podcast series, Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking Baillie Gifford partner Tom Slater explains why.
    April 2020
    Podcast15 minutes
  359. Calm reflection during the amygdala hijack

    In times of stress stock markets, like people, often revert to act now, think later. Tim Garratt advocates doing the opposite.
    April 2020
    Document
  360. Navigating a stock market crisis

    With a pandemic causing dramatic falls in global stock markets, these are anxious times for investors. But as Baillie Gifford partner Scott Nisbet explains in our podcast series Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking, the firm has witnessed similar shocks before.
    March 2020
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  361. Navigating a stock market crisis

    Scott Nisbet tells Malcolm Borthwick what he’s learnt from previous crises, why he’s staying calm and why now’s the time to read Albert Camus.
    March 2020
    Podcast17 minutes
  362. UK Stock Stories - Abcam and Homeserve

    Investment managers Iain McCombie and Milena Mileva give some examples of companies within the UK portfolio that show exciting growth potential.
    March 2020
    Video6 minutes
  363. European stock stories

    Investment managers Stephen Paice and Moritz Sitte give some examples of European companies that tick all the boxes and show exciting growth potential.
    March 2020
    Video5 minutes
  364. SAINTS annual update

    Investment manager James Dow gives un update on the The Scottish American Investment Company P.L.C.
    February 2020
    Video6 minutes
  365. The Second Space Age

    Fifty years after Apollo 11, can a fresh wave of innovation in space technology open new frontiers and promising investment opportunities? Investment manager, Luke Ward looks across the gulf of space and gives us his views.
    March 2020
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  366. Reasons to be optimistic about emerging markets

    Investing in emerging markets is like Marmite. It divides opinion. Charles Plowden explains why he’s a fan in Baillie Gifford’s podcast Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking.
    December 2020
    Podcast16 minutes
  367. Multi Asset Income Fund - annual retrospective

    Investment managers Steven Hay and James Dow reflect on the first full year of the Multi Asset Income Fund.
    February 2020
    Video4 minutes
  368. Watsco - a cool investment

    Investment manager Toby Ross discusses recent investment, Watsco.
    Fourth Quarter 2019
    Video0 minute
  369. Dominators vs disrupters - the future of industrial robotics

    The big four incumbents in robotics are gearing up for a challenge. In a reshaping global industry, they are readying themselves for the march of the cobots.
    Document
  370. The beauty of Japanese cosmetics

    Investment manager, Praveen Kumar explains why the Japanese cosmetics industry is in a period of rapid growth and how it could be set to continue for the long term.
    November 2019
    Podcast15 minutes
  371. Learning from Academia

    Our support of inquisitive people plays a crucial role in our investment research. Discover more in our academia anthology.
    October 2019
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  372. Corporate Scandals That Changed the Course of Capitalism

    Civil society has increasingly questioned and challenged corporate behaviour and activity since the 1960s. This film documents a number of corporate disasters that have caught the public attention over the last 75 years, and have led to some profound changes.
    Fourth Quarter 2019
    Video4 minutes
  373. manhattan skyline

    From universal rights to global goals

    The 75-year backstory to responsible investment.
    October 2019
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  374. Positive Conversations 2019

    An accompaniment to our annual Impact Report using a different lens to look at the contribution of the Positive Change portfolio to society.
    October 2019
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  375. Finding Europe's hidden champions

    There are lots of reasons not to invest in Europe. Its economic growth is uninspiring and much of its stock index is made up of bureaucratic corporate dinosaurs. But beyond the negative headlines, there are still exciting investment opportunities to be found. They include potential tenbaggers – companies whose share price could increase ten-fold.
    September 2019
    Podcast16 minutes
  376. Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund plc - Stock Stories.

    Investment managers Iain McCombie and Milena Mileva give an update on the Baillie Gifford UK Growth Fund plc and discuss some examples of companies within the portfolio that show exciting growth potential.
    Third Quarter 2019
    Video0 minute
  377. Space: the final investment frontier 

    Fifty years on from the first moon landing, entrepreneurs on the west coast of America are stepping up spending on space. To discuss how this new space race might impact investment, Malcolm Borthwick is joined by Luke Ward – space enthusiast and deputy manager of Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust and the Global Discovery Fund.
    June 2019
    Podcast15 minutes
  378. Will industrial biotech be the next manufacturing revolution

    Industrial biotech companies can already produce synthetic spider silk and plant-based burgers that taste like meat. Future possibilities include timber produced from yeast. In the latest episode of Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking, Kirsty Gibson tells Malcolm Borthwick why she's fascinated by the opportunities of industrial biotech and its enormous investment potential.
    June 2019
    Podcast16 minutes
  379. Introduction to the Managed Fund

    Since 1987, the Managed Fund has exemplified that sometimes the simplest solutions can be very successful. Iain McCombie and Steven Hay explain how the fund can help you solve the puzzle of investing in a complex world.
    May 2019
    Video6 minutes
  380. Fashion retailers: the impact of online shopping

    In the fourth episode of Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking, Malcolm Borthwick is joined by Milena Mileva to discuss how profound changes in consumer behaviour are changing the retail landscape both online and in bricks-and-mortar stores.
    May 2019
    Podcast18 minutes
  381. Bricks and clicks

    With online companies currently dominating sales, it is widely expected that the need for tangible stores will continue to decrease, but Baillie Gifford has spotted a rise in forward-thinking companies who are utilising physical spaces to provide an innovative and interactive shopping experience.
    April 2019
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  382. The whole story

    In Baillie Gifford we have a very different perspective on 2018, and hence the future, than the one you will be used to reading about.
    April 2019
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  383. Scientific analysis of Alzheimer's disease in hospital

    The death of Alzheimer’s

    As lifespans increase, more of us will inevitably encounter Alzheimer’s. Thankfully, new advances mean that we may be approaching a breakthrough in treating the disease. The Death of Alzheimer’s asks how Baillie Gifford can support this effort.
    March 2019
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  384. The differences between bond and equity investing

    In the third episode of Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking, Malcolm Borthwick is joined by Lucy Isles, joint manager of Baillie Gifford's High Yield Bond Fund. Listen to the podcast to find out the three key deciding factors when choosing resilient high yield bonds and how engagement with companies can differ for bond and equity investors.
    March 2019
    Podcast15 minutes
  385. Should income investors go global

    What are “the good, the bad and the unbelievably great” of global investing? In the second episode of Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking, Malcolm Borthwick is joined by James Dow to challenge the conventional wisdom that if you’re investing for a regular income you should stick with blue chip UK companies.
    February 2019
    Podcast14 minutes
  386. The Baillie Gifford Responsible Global Equity Income Fund

    The Baillie Gifford Responsible Global Equity Income Fund is the first and only fund of its type in the Global Equity Income sector.
    First Quarter 2019
    Video2 minutes
  387. Why China?

    Investment Manager Roddy Snell, in conversation with Malcolm Borthwick, goes behind some recent lurid headlines to find out what's really happening with the Chinese economy.
    January 2019
    Podcast13 minutes
  388. Let's Talk About Actual Investing

    The task in hand is to remind our clients what investing actually means. Stuart Dunbar makes a passionate plea for 'actual' managers to demonstrate that we have our clients' best interests at heart.
    Fourth Quarter 2018
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  389. SAINTS - Seeking an income that stays on track for years to come

    Join Toby Ross and James Dow, SAINTS’ joint managers, on their travels as they seek out the companies from across the globe that they believe can deliver a dependable and growing income along with capital growth.
    July 2018
    Video7 minutes
  390. Does anyone remember what 'investing' actually means

    Stuart Dunbar discusses the woes of what our industry has become alongside the potential opportunities presented by its somewhat over-evolved state.
    February 2017
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  391. An End to Cancer?

    Investment manager Julia Angeles strikes an optimistic note as she explores some of the recent developments in healthcare, which one day she hopes will bring an end to cancer.
    February 2017
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  392. Writing Worth Reading.