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The Long View

As I am sure my Editors will confirm, I cannot stand being late. My dear departed Father always reminded me that “timing is everything.” In order to fit in with the publishing deadlines of this illustrious periodical, in what is currently a busy time for me, I sit down to write my column at the last moment. As a result of this (and the reason for this preamble), is to say that I am writing on 11 September. The anniversaries of world events can often colour the judgement of those who impact upon financial markets, though there is no reason why they should. I say this, because it is often difficult to see why markets perform as they do. So many things dictate how markets react that analysing such factors is a full-time job, and a somewhat inexact science. Continue reading The Long View