The continued fall in the oil price has complicated investment decisions around the world, and this has been very important in our region. The fall in the oil price has been described as the ‘new normal’ and it is a significant shift in the global investment landscape that investors will have to deal with.
The 2015 report anticipated the difficult year ahead for 2016, describing the investment world as ‘fragile.’ This continues to be the outlook for 2016, but there are always opportunities which may arise as a result of a new idea, asset class or company, or due to an existing asset being oversold. Investors will need to exercise patience and then have the courage required to decisively deploy funds when opportunities arise.
Read the NBAD Investment Outlook for key information and guidelines.
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