It’s natural for investors to boost the prominence of the UK referendum on EU membership. Indeed, it might have a significant effect on markets, either positive or negative. It’s another matter, ahead of time, to know what that impact might be; or how to prepare for the vote. The reality is that this is not the only influence on markets right now. But investors are human - they find it hard to hold too many ideas in their heads at the same time. Markets fixate on one or two themes and pay little or no attention to all the other important things going on around the world. That means significant price shifts can take place while we’re looking the other way. By the time everyone’s noticed, the opportunity has passed. In this article, we look at five changes that might’ve crept up on you in recent months. (VIEW LINK)
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