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Baillie Gifford’s Short Briefings on Long Term Thinking brings valuable insights into the benefits of taking the long view. You’ll hear frank, often contrarian opinions from our team in Edinburgh and from experts around the world. Please remember your capital is at risk.
There were no items found based on the criteria entered.24 MIN ListenNovember 2022 Episode 28 - Disrupting heart disease
Rose Nguyen on the companies seeking to overcome the scourge of heart disease.16 MIN ListenOctober 2022 Episode 27 – Why 'what if...' is the most vital question for investors
Today’s outsized growth rarely follows a steady or predictable path, according to Kirsty Gibson of Baillie Gifford’s US Equities Team.22 MIN ListenJuly 2022 Episode 26 - Why are Swedish companies world leaders?
Sweden tops the charts for original thinking, from family businesses to founder-run companies.21 MIN ListenMay 2022 Episode 25 - How education escaped from the classroom
Online courses have upended the economics of education, Thaiha Nguyen explains.21 MIN ListenMarch 2022 Episode 24 - Why private companies matter more
SpaceX, Epic Games and Stripe: the list of the unlisted continues to grow. How can investors benefit?19 MIN ListenFebruary 2022 Episode 23 - 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.17 MIN ListenNovember 2021 Episode 22 - Investing in Japan: What’s changed and what’s next
Over four decades Japan has seen 21 prime ministers come and go. Exporters such as Toyota and Toshiba have flourished but the country has also struggled with debt and deflation. Matthew Brett, manager of The Baillie Gifford Japan Trust, discusses what’s next.19 MIN ListenMay 2021 Podcast 20 - 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.15 MIN ListenApril 2021 Episode 19 - 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.17 MIN ListenMarch 2021 Episode 18 - 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.17 MIN ListenJanuary 2021 Episode 17 - 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.15 MIN ListenDecember 2020 Episode 16 - 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.14 MIN ListenOctober 2020 Episode 15 - 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.14 MIN ListenSeptember 2020 Episode 14 - 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.15 MIN ListenJune 2020 Episode 13 - 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.14 MIN ListenJune 2020 Episode 12 - 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.15 MIN ListenApril 2020 Podcast 11 - 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.17 MIN ListenMarch 2020 Episode 10 - 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.16 MIN ListenDecember 2020 Episode 9 - 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.15 MIN ListenNovember 2019 Episode 8 - 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.16 MIN ListenSeptember 2019 Episode 7 - 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.15 MIN ListenJune 2019 Episode 6 - 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.16 MIN ListenJune 2019 Episode 5 - 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.18 MIN ListenMay 2019 Episode 4 - 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.15 MIN ListenMarch 2019 Episode 3 - 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.14 MIN ListenFebruary 2019 Episode 2 - 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.13 MIN ListenJanuary 2019 Episode 1 - 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.
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