Big things beckon for brave believers in small caps

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Big things beckon for brave believers in small caps

For investors with an appropriate time horizon, today’s grim economy presents a great buying opportunity

Stephen Cranston

They say a crisis, like the recent underperformance in small cap shares, is a terrible thing to waste. 

During the 1998 emerging market crisis small caps struggled as companies with weak business models failed; you may (or may not) recall Brainware, Global Village and Sweets from Heaven.

Ten years later, during the global financial crisis, there was another significant selloff as investors sought safety in the larger cap blue chip shares...

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