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‘Brexit’ referendum is bad for the UK no matter the result

The “Brexit” referendum is already turning out to be more toxic than many people would have thought, and that’s before we even know the result.

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Residential property bubble spreads: BIS data

The residential property bubble continues in countries like the UK and Sweden, but it seems to have spread to some other countries as well, according to data from the Bank for International Settlements.

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Unemployment to get worse unless inequality is tackled: ILO

A recent report on unemployment from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) makes for grim reading, finding that things are going to get worse on the jobs front.

The report proposes one solution to ensure a sustained economic recovery and a revival in the job market, but it will have to be implemented at the expense of the wealthier members of society.

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Top 10 Stories of 2014 on Marketmoving.info

As this year draws to a close, it’s time for a quick review of the issues that the readers of Marketmoving.info have found most interesting.

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Chinese executives more optimistic on economy: survey

Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.

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Mergers appetite in power and utilities hits two-year high

Appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the power and utilities sector has reached a two-year high as investor confidence remains elevated, a survey by EY shows.

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Equities rally may be on shaky ground

The equities rally seen on Friday and which continued Monday morning in Asia seems to have been caused by bargain-hunting following strong outflows over the previous week.

But it is on shaky ground, because the Fed is unlikely to extend its liquidity provisions, so volatility is on the rise.

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Liquidity conditions worsen

Liquidity conditions are worsening, which means recent volatility in markets is likely to continue and even get worse, a monthly liquidity gauge compiled by investment advisory firm Cross Border Capital shows.

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Equities suffer heavy outflows

Equities suffered heavy outflows last week, when investors took refuge in the safety of bonds, according to two reports.

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Emerging market equities to outperform developed markets

Emerging market equities have been on a roll and are outperforming those in developed markets, bucking the trend of the past few years.

And the outperformance of emerging market equities is likely to continue, John Higgins, chief markets economist at Capital Economics, wrote in a recent research note.

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