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Quitting while tech is ahead

Quitting while tech is ahead

MSCI All Country (AC) Asia Pacific ex Japan index has risen 11.8 per cent so far this year, and MSCI AC World index is not far behind having risen 11.5 per cent. This is in stark contrast to the 6.4 and 10.8 per cent falls these indices respectively experienced in the fourth quarter of last year. One of the main reasons for these falls was investor caution due to aggressive rhetoric between the US and Chinese governments over the implementation of trade tariffs. Easy trade has been a boon for global businesses and any restriction of this could hit company profits and returns.

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