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Funds gain from high volatility

Systematic trading that encouraged high volatility over the past week has benefited stock pickers, according to John Pearce, chief investment officer of UniSuper. The Dow Jones Industrial Average index fell by 3.56 per cent on August 24, one of its largest ever one day falls creating stock picking opportunities for funds. Pearce said the falls […]
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Stagflation a growing risk, warns Dr Susan Gosling

A return to the stagflation that impacted many developed world economies in the 1970s is a growing fear of Dr Susan Gosling, head of investments at MLC. The 1970s were marked by commodity price spikes, a high US Dollar, bond yields climbing, high unemployment and equities flat lining, as the Dow Jones realised just 5 […]