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2 Jan 2018 (AFR) – Inflation the big risk to ASX in 2018

[COMMENT: I still don’t understand how this sort of information can be useful to retail investors. Perhaps it is interesting reading, or perhaps it is useful to some people.]

(2 January 2018, AFR, p13, by:James Thomson, Patrick Commins)

‘Investors may be too complacent about the risks flowing from rising inflation, with Australia’s top equity strategists warning investors have little buffer if interest rates rise faster than expected.’ <snipped…>

‘A survey of eight equity strategists shows that most expect a modest rise in the local index in 2018, with the average of their predictions suggesting the market could rise 3.2 per cent to around 6266 points by the end of 2018. If those forecasts are accurate, the market will fail to exceed its 2007 record high this year.’

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