Ignore geopolitics; S&P 500 to add another 5-10% in '19, says John Vail

Ignore geopolitics; S&P 500 to add another 5-10% in '19, says John Vail

Nikko Asset Management chief global strategist John Vail tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the markets have been right to overlook political risk in the past.
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