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Michael Murray: New year, new danger

2016 will be loaded with risk and opportunities

3rd January, 2016
Keep an eye on trends

As our Christmas and New Year break draws to a close, there is plenty for investors to chew on for 2016. Market analysts, stockbrokers and other financial intermediaries are bullish. They usually are. No doubt estate agents are too.

There is indeed much to be bullish about. Oil prices are on the floor, providing a boost to consumer spending and reducing input costs for many companies. Bank balance sheets are repairing. Quantitative easing is proceeding apace....

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