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Are rising rates, trade woes and US mid-terms causes for concern?

While these can induce episodes of volatility, there is evidence that shares are more resilient this time.

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The next US rate hike, likely in December, will cause bouts of market volatility but investors should not be too overly concerned.

OCTOBER was a bad month for shares, with global shares losing 7.57 per cent in US dollar terms. Shares were due a bounce from their October lows - Australian shares have risen around 4 per cent. But it's impossible to be definitive and with the worry list around US interest rates, trade and...

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