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Market Risk Insights: a question of altitude

Mountaineers know that acclimatisation provides the best chance of success in an attempt on a formidable peak – and there are strong parallels with investing. In 2019, investors will need to be the equivalent of mountain-fit in their terrain: the markets

In the Q1 2019 issue of Market Risk Insights, we provide our latest analysis of six key risk factors – volatility, correlation, stretch, liquidity, event and ESG – in order to help ensure that investors are market-fit for the year ahead.

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