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Our investment experts provide frequent insights, debating the exciting trends that are shaping our world. Read our latest articles below.

Changing World

Staying ahead in a changing world

Sometimes it feels as though the world is changing at a faster rate than at any other time in human history and, with that, our attitude to money, savings and investments. Advisers are living in challenging but exciting times.

We have identified three areas that merit close monitoring; social, legislative and regulatory change. These issues are all interconnected and are already influencing the advice needs of clients.

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Active and passive - a place for both

Changes in the financial market backdrop and increasing regulatory scrutiny have thrown the active versus passive investment debate sharply back into focus.

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An Extra Special Generation

Heraclitus may have said it first, but it's as true today as it was in ancient Greece: the only thing that is constant is change. And today's world is arguably one of the most changeable and uncertain versions to date.

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Changing consumer trends – evolve or die?

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." These words from the fictional sage, Ferris Bueller, certainly ring true in terms of today's rapidly changing consumer trends. Here, we examine some of the companies thriving and surviving in the face of shifting consumer behaviour and the danger of ignoring it.

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Client magazine - Capital Thinking

Capital Thinking Autumn

Capital Thinking - Autumn 2019

Nature puts on a colourful display during autumn. And appropriately, its nature on which many of our articles focus. This edition covers diverse topics such as ‘why Blockchain could save the Amazon’ to ‘indoor farming’ and ‘greener shipping’

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Capital Thinking Spring

Capital Thinking - Spring 2019

Our client magazine, just like the company branding, has received a makeover too. This edition contains an array of articles that look at the 'race to renewable' through to 'searching for tech unicorns' and 'how to beat cyber criminals'.

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MoneyPlus Portfolio

MoneyPlus Portfolio

MoneyPlus Portfolio - Autumn 2018

This Autumn 2018 issue focuses on the 'Blue Economy' and how we can protect and harness the resources of our oceans.

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MoneyPlus Portfolio

MoneyPlus Portfolio - Spring 2018

It may not feel like it, but spring is almost sprung in the UK. The weather is allegedly warming up, days are getting longer and, hopefully, our spirits are revived after the winter months. In the Spring 2018 edition of MoneyPlus Portfolio we look at how markets are benefiting from a similar awakening of "animal spirits".

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Investment involves risk. - The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and an investor may get back less than the amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future results.