Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference. US President Donald Trump has blamed Powell’s determination to hike interest rates for recent stock market struggles. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
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The View by Nicholas Spiro

Global market sell-off has shaken investors out of their complacency – and that’s a good thing

  • Nicholas Spiro says debate over the causes of the severe deterioration has been fierce. Whatever the reasons, the return of volatility has been useful in ridding markets of complacency, arguably the biggest risk in recent years

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Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference. US President Donald Trump has blamed Powell’s determination to hike interest rates for recent stock market struggles. Photo: AFP
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