We don’t often cover the topic of currencies, given that as a rule we endeavour to keep the level of currency risk in our portfolios contained. This is on the basis that currency moves are relatively unpredictable and there’s no long-term expected return from an overseas currency. However, from time to time markets appear to bake in a consensus that seems inconsistent with the facts.
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