Anyone who knows about the financial markets will tell you that if there’s one thing markets don’t like it’s uncertainty. Markets actually handle bad news pretty well. Often, for example, share prices rise when a report comes out showing, say, … Continued

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We are delighted to announce that Carbon has been shortlisted for the MoneyAge Financial Adviser of the Year Award 2016 (medium to large firm). It sits on the shortlist alongside six other leading UK financial advisory firms; Chase de Vere, … Continued

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If there’s one thing that we’ve learned from more than 60 years of academic research on portfolio construction, it’s that diversifying your investments is a very good idea. Having a diversified portfolio not only reduces risk, but it can also … Continued

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The Bank of England surprised financial markets by keeping the UK’s main interest rate unchanged at 0.5%.  Why the surprise you might ask given that interest rates have remained at 0.5% since March 2009?  The markets felt that due to … Continued

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For anyone taking an interest in the recent news around Brexit, you will be aware of the temporary suspension of withdrawals from several well-known property funds. Given stock markets appear to have stabilised post Brexit, why is property having a … Continued

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Carbon’s European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay has secured a coveted place in the 145th Open Championship being played at Royal Troon. He faces an early morning alarm call to make the 7.19am tee-time for Thursday’s first round but, as Richie … Continued

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Richard Wadsworth was recently interviewed by Lexis Nexis Private Client, in association with the Private Client Dining Club, on one of their ‘hot topics’, the new pension death benefit rules.  The 10 minute Q&A video was shot at Lexis Nexis … Continued

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Carbon Financial Partners recently took part in Financial Planning Week which commenced on the 6th June.  The Financial Planning Week is an annual nationwide campaign launched by the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) to help improve the UK’s … Continued

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Carbon European Tour ambassador Richie Ramsay is looking forward to playing on home territory at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Caste Stuart from July 7-10 – and sporting the company’s corporate orange and black colours on the Friday … Continued

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Market crashes like the one we saw in the wake of the EU Referendum vote can test the resolve of even the calmest investor, and the more risk you have taken the more you will have at stake. In those … Continued

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