(Sept 20): The head of one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds wants to get one thing straight – markets are becoming increasingly dire and investors face a very uncertain future.

Lim Chow Kiat, the chief executive officer of Singapore’s GIC, has again sounded the alarm about the state of the world’s economy, decrying populism, trade protectionism and a decline in the ability of governments and markets to deliver broad-based prosperity.

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