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‘Cape’ – Moneyweek’s favourite valuation ratio

The conventional price earnings (p/e) ratio is great for deciding how cheap a share is. But Tim Bennett is an even bigger fan of its variant, the cyclically adjusted p/e ratio  (Cape). In this video, he explains why.

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