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The Eurozone - will they or won't they break up? And what are the implications for investors?
9/03/2017

The Eurozone - will they or won't they break up? And what are the implications for investors?

Article by Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital
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The attached note looks at the risk that the Eurozone will start to unravel.

The key points are as follows:

  • Elections in the Netherlands, France, Germany, possibly Italy and another Catalonian referendum will keep Eurozone break up risks in the headlines this year
  • However, while the risks are significant - particularly in Italy and France - there are good reasons for thinking the Eurozone will continue to hang together.
  • Periods of market turmoil driven by such fears should be seen as opportunities for investors in Eurozone shares and peripheral bond markets.

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