31st May 2011

Tracker Funds

The first quarter of 2011 saw investments in tracker funds reach £824m – a record high. This is a six-fold increase on the £130m invested in Q1 2010. At Carbon, we invest in trackers as a core portfolio holding to … Continued

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No evidence absolute-return funds delivering on promises. The marketing departments of fund providers attempt to create products with clever names designed to tap into investors’ emotions. Read more >

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American research provided guiding principles for success in markets. As the Scottish oil and gas community converges on Houston for the annual OTC show, it is perhaps appropriate to reflect on what the US has brought to the world of … Continued

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15th May 2011

Pensions Bill

The government has announced a delay in the second reading of its controversial Pensions Bill, after women staged a protest at Westminster over the proposed hike in their State pension age to 66 from 2020.

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1st May 2011

Inflation

Inflation in Britain hit 4.5% in April – its highest level since October 2008 – up from 4% in March, based on the Consumer Prices Index (CPI). The bigger-than-expected rise was due to a jump in transport costs, particularly Easter … Continued

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