The New Year portfolio checklist

The media is awash with predictions for the year. Pay no attention to them and instead focus on this 8-point guide to preparing your portfolio for every eventuality.

CommSec expects the S&P/ASX 200 to rise 13.2% this year, closing at 6100 points. David Cassidy of UBS anticipates the same benchmark to reach 5700 points, the same level he predicted for 2014 at the beginning of last year ‘before revising it lower’.


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