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Richard Dunbar

Head of Multi-Asset Research, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Richard heads up multi-asset research at Aberdeen Standard Investments. In this role, he manages the cross-asset research which is used when building and managing multi-asset portfolios. He and his team also produce the Global Outlook series of research publications. Before this, Richard was Head of Economic and Thematic Research at Aberdeen Asset Management. He’s also held roles in the UK and Global Equity teams at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (acquired by Aberdeen Asset Management in 2014), and as a UK and European portfolio manager at Blairlogie Capital Management. Richard started his career in 1989 as a UK portfolio manager with Murray Johnstone.



 



Richard has been a regular business guest on radio and TV for many years.  Most recently you may have heard him on Good Morning Scotland, Wake up to Money or BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.  He also hosts his own podcast series ‘Aberdeen Standard Investments – Investment Insights’ which you can access via your preferred podcast provider.

Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Articles by Richard Dunbar

Market outlook: many companies are making money again

Market outlook: many companies are making money again

Do improving corporate profits mean economic recovery? Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, shares his thoughts.

Richard Dunbar

March 11, 2021

Market outlook: How are economies coping and what could it mean for markets?

Market outlook: How are economies coping and what could it mean for markets?

What’s the outlook for economic growth? And what could it mean for markets and investors? We ask Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments.

Richard Dunbar

February 10, 2021

Market outlook: A New Year – a new start for economies, companies and investors?

Market outlook: A New Year – a new start for economies, companies and investors?

Going into 2021, which factors may most affect your pensions and investments? We ask Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, to share his thoughts.

Richard Dunbar

January 25, 2021

Market outlook: Investment thoughts on a year like no other

Market outlook: Investment thoughts on a year like no other

As 2020 comes to a close, Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses the most startling investment moments, key lessons learned and reasons for optimism.

Richard Dunbar

December 10, 2020

Market outlook: US election, Brexit and the race to find a vaccine

Market outlook: US election, Brexit and the race to find a vaccine

The US election results, Brexit trade talks, good news about a potential vaccine – Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, looks at what it could all mean for economies and markets.

Richard Dunbar

November 17, 2020

Market outlook: what does climate change mean for investors?

Market outlook: what does climate change mean for investors?

Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, gives his view on what climate change could mean for investors.

Richard Dunbar

October 13, 2020

Market outlook: COVID-19 impact – some positive signs but a long way to go

Market outlook: COVID-19 impact – some positive signs but a long way to go

Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, considers the mixed news and what it means for investors.

Richard Dunbar

September 3, 2020

Market outlook: the search for quality investments

Market outlook: the search for quality investments

Richard Dunbar, Head of Multi-Asset Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments, looks at how Covid-19 is affecting different industries and companies and what this means for investors.

Richard Dunbar

August 12, 2020