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Year in review & outlook to 2016

Simon Doyle, Head of Fixed Income & Multi-Asset, discusses what the key issues are likely to be in the year ahead, where returns will come from and how we are positioning our multi asset strategies to navigate these conditions.


Simon Doyle

Simon Doyle

Head of Fixed Income & Multi-Asset

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2015 has been a difficult year for Australian investors as the challenges of declining commodity prices, extended valuations and the prospect of rising (not declining) official interest rates in the US.

Consequently 2016 will be a pivotal year for the global economy and financial markets. The sustainability of Fed rate rises, the growth prospects for the global economy and the headwinds of rich valuations will all collide, ensuring heightened volatility and tough conditions in many assets. 

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