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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.

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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