It's been seven years since the onset of the global financial crisis, yet the world economy still faces myriad uncertainties.
The year kicked off with a collapse in oil prices that forced multiple central banks around the world to embark on an easing campaign to avert deflation. By contrast, U.S. interest rates are set to rise, putting emerging markets at risk of fund outflows. Growth in Europe, China and Japan remain below trend, while a strengthening U.S. economy has sent Wall Street stock markets to record highs, triggering bubble fears.
Against this backdrop, what's your approach to investing this year?