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Don't forget the other side of the investing coin

Sometimes, it's prudent to lower risks in a portfolio than to blithely chase returns.

ROCKING HORSE: A number of managers foresaw the effects of the US shale gas revolution and reduced their exposure to the energy sector before oil prices tanked.

THE last month was rather muted in global markets, as they digested the big moves in December and January while awaiting clarity on fiscal and monetary policy in the United States. Global equities, as measured by the MSCI AC World index, posted a 0.9 per cent rise while global bond yields...

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