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Economics and investment: Look beyond Britain and take a chance abroad

There are opportunities for those who peer up from convulsions at home

By Duncan Weldon   May 2019

Photo: Ron Sachs/DPA/PA Images

While the last six months of 2018 were far from a pleasant time for investors, 2019 got off to a much perkier start. Readers in Brexit Britain may find it surprising that this is a decent year to be an investor, but there are opportunities for those who peer up from convulsions at home and take a chance abroad.

Global equity markets, together with commodity prices, have enjoyed a strong rally and even UK shares, though inevitably…

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