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Macro Overview - June 2018

By
Andrew Clifford,
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Andrew co-founded Platinum in 1994 as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer, having worked alongside Kerr for several years at Bankers Trust and perfecting the craft of.. More

12 Jul 2018

Fears around escalating US-China trade tension, rising US interest rates, and the impact of China's financial system reforms continued to weigh heavily on investors’ minds, leading to increased risk aversion and resulting in significant price dispersion across different parts of global markets. Andrew Clifford discusses what these issues mean for our medium to long-term investment outlook.

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