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If shares and bonds aren't worth it, what then?

By Andy Davis  

Investors today are getting used to life in a low-return world. No matter where you look, the picture in stock markets is much the same: after climbing strongly in the first few years from the lows of the 2008-09 financial crisis, markets’ momentum more recently has faded away. Now we seem to be wading through financial treacle. Much of the time, share prices plod along without going anywhere very much, until a squall blows up and markets…

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