Gold Won't be Much Use in the Apocalypse

Editor's Views: Which themes will dominate investing this year, why experience matters in fund management - and why gold may not be much at the end of the world

Holly Black 10 January, 2020 | 10:16AM

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The start of a new year is a time when many of us are full of grand plans and resolutions. We’re somehow managing to stick to Dry January, there’s still just about time to complete that tax return, and we can make grandiose investment predictions for the coming months knowing that we’ll have forgotten what they were by the end of the year, so won’t be worried that we got it entirely wrong.

While I’m not going to attempt to guess where the FTSE might finish the year or which companies might go belly up, I will predict three of the things investors will be talking about most in 2020:

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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