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mega-

 (M)
word element [Gr.], large; meaning large, enlarged, or of abnormally large size; also used in naming units of measurement (symbol M) to designate an amount one million (106) times the size of the unit to which it is joined.

mega-

(meg'ă),
1. Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
See also: macro-, megalo-.
2. Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify multiples of one million (106).
[G. megas, big]

mega-

The masculine Greek root for large.

mega-

 Greek, big, abnormally large

mega-

1. Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
See also: macro-, megalo-
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric systems to signify one million (106).
[G. megas, big]

mega-

1. Prefix denoting one million.
2. Combining form denoting large.

mega-

or

megalo-

prefix denoting large.

mega-

Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
[G. megas, big]
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Regarding our investment outlook, one of the main themes we emphasized at the beginning of the year was that stocks would outperform bonds, with some of our specific preferences being for mega caps and emerging markets.
Given rising trade tensions between the US and China and with bond yields plummeting, it's hard to see why the staples mega caps shouldn't continue to go from strength to strength.
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However, the geopolitics of Ukraine/Russia, banking crises in Portugal, Austria, Italy, deflation risk in the Eurozone on the eve of the ECB stress test and a bias to defensive markets (Switzerland, thanks to the pharma weighting in the SMI index due to mega caps Novartis and Roche Holdings was the best performing market in Europe during the correction) mean it is premature to expect any bull run in Europe.
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Capita director John Roundhill says private investors have a "disproportionately large weighting" in smaller companies in FTSE 250, rather than in the giant "mega caps" like BP and HSBC.