What's in store for 2024? A look at what next year might bring

'One possible white knight might come in the form of lower borrowing costs'

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It’s that season when it’s incumbent on financial commentators to cast our eye back on the year that has passed, but also look forward to what next year might bring, Laith Khalaf writes…

2023 was the year of interest rate rises, the artificial intelligence boom, and a fresh conflict in the Middle East. No doubt the implications of these events will be playing out for some time to come, but they will also be supplemented in 2024 by further events which have the potential to add to the disruptive ambience in global markets. In particular, elections both here and in the US have the potential to create an unhealthy dose of sound and fury. In the UK, the economic picture is going to remain tight as a duck's derriere no matter who gets into power. The public finances are not l...

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