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# Happy New Year

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# Markets
Stock markets close up on first day of 2012
Will today’s solid performances be a good omen for the rest of the year? Investors will hope so.
Column: It hasn’t been an easy Christmas – but the best traditions remain’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney finds that Christmas 2011 was a muted affair – but there were some traditions that we should be glad we’re rid of.
# 2012
It’s 2012! Australia and Asia ring in the new year
Asia and Australia rang in the new year today, welcoming 2012 in a riot of colour. Take a look at the latest pictures inside.
# Predictions
3D printing, the African middle class, and bamboo houses: things to watch in 2011
JWT Intelligence is usually right about these things – so its predictions about the trends of 2011 are worth watching out for.