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Economic Slowdown Ahead?

  • ,  Senior Investment Writer |
  • 20 Nov 2023
  • Updated 24 Nov 2023

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The global economy remains under the omen of volatility…

Investors, like economists, find themselves between uncertainty and more uncertainty when predicting global growth. True, data shows improvements across certain key economies, like the U.S., but the question is: for how long? There are plenty of risks, some explored below, which give reasons for caution.

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