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MACROSCOPE: Market prognosis and experts’ prognostications for 2019

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Elvis Picardo

Investors will doubtless be glad to see the back of 2018, a year when nothing seemed to work – stocks, bonds, commodities, preferred shares. Almost every asset class finished in the red for the year, in sharp contrast to 2017, when most investments generated sizeable returns amid record-low volatility. Click here to read our latest market bulletin.


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