The end of a 35-year bond bull market, the rise of so-called robojobs, rapid developments in gene editing and the 'sharing economy' will be among the themes that will interest investors next year and beyond, according to Investec Wealth & Investment's annual research paper Vision.
Vision looks forward to the economic, scientific, technological and social trends that will shape and impact markets and investors in the coming years. Here, Investec Wealth & Investment pinpoints seven themes....
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