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Balanced portfolio approach to investing still a viable option for investors

But investors must be cautious about which equity-segments are picked.

WEATHER WATCH: While the skies appear sunny for markets currently, we are keeping a lookout for any clouds on the horizon given that the weather can change quite abruptly in financial markets, particularly for markets such as the US and Europe that continue to be priced at a premium.

THE year 2017 has started off on a positive note, especially when compared with the fireworks that we witnessed at the start of 2016. Global equities, as measured by the MSCI AC World index, posted a 1.9 per cent rise while global bonds saw yields stabilise as the asset class posted a slight...

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