A decade of low interest rates and inflation, coupled with increased regulation following the financial crisis, has restricted the profit margins of financial services companies. As a result, investors have been understandably wary of these. But with global growth picking up in most markets across the world, financials have started to rebound strongly. Last year, for example, the prices of US banking stocks reached their highest level since the financial crisis.
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