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Flying Colours Financial Advice Network Launch.

We recently held our first annual Flying Colours National Conference. This was a great opportunity to unite our regional IFA and support teams for the very first time under the same roof. The day was made all the more informative thanks to Baroness Ros Altmann, who featured as keynote speaker much to the appreciation of all. The event served...

Investment Commentary September 2017

Market Overview Politics dominated the headlines in September – think Brexit, North Korea, Catalonia - but it was actually the strength in sterling which had  the biggest impact on returns for UK investors. A mixed outlook for UK growth and continued uncertainty over Brexit has heaped huge pressure on the pound over the past 18 months....

Investment Commentary August 2017

The August backdrop was more favourable to safe-haven assets, as evidenced by a rise in gold prices (up 4% and hitting a one year high) and a slight out-performance of government bonds over equities.  However, for sterling investors, the weakness in the pound helped boost the returns of overseas assets and led to positive returns for all Flying...

Investment Commentary June 2017

Investment Commentary June 2017. The UK general election surprise was the talking point in June, and investors seemed to take fright from the political uncertainty stemming from the result. The FTSE All Share fell 2.5%, reflecting some of the nervousness felt in the aftermath of the election but it was two other factors that arguably impacted...

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