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Investors wary of Japan and oil

The cloud of uncertainty cast by recent world events is likely to last for some time

19th March, 2011

The cloud of uncertainty cast by recent world events is likely to last for some time

After several months of growing investor confidence, international events shook the markets last week - the tragedy which struck Japan being just one factor unsettling shareholders.

Unrest in Bahrain and Libya has also made people scared of equities. This fear has not really been focused on specific sectors, but has resulted in a general exit from many stocks.

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