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UK general election 2015: clear challenges ahead (Economic and Investment Insight)

By Lucy O’Carroll and Richard Dunbar, Investment Solutions, Aberdeen

Financial markets, not known for embracing uncertainty, liked what they saw. Currency, equity and bond markets all rallied in the immediate aftermath. A subsequent cooling of the initial euphoria, however, may signal markets’ acknowledgement of the challenges that lie ahead for this new administration. We highlight five of these challenges below, and discuss their implications for investors.

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