Investment Strategy: Increasing regional diversification

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Market behaviour over the past few months has been characterised by higher volatility and erratic movements. It is the result of uncertainty related to the trade dispute between the US and China, fears regarding economic growth and the effect of these and other influences on future corporate earnings.

As 2019 begins, the ABN AMRO Investment Committee continues to favour risky assets. Stocks are preferred over bonds; and within alternatives, commodities are preferred over hedge funds. The stance in favour of equities is based on factors that include the expectation for lower, but continued, economic growth, a low risk of recession and attractive valuations.

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