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How should we think about volatility?
It is generally accepted in investing that the pursuit of greater reward usually means taking on greater risk - and that volatility and risk are the same thing. Both these statements are somewhat tru ...
Volatility: How to be ready for the unexpected
Almost every asset type experiences some level of volatility in its price over time. Lower-volatility assets may generally fluctuate to a lesser degree than higher-volatility assets, but the unpredic ...
What should you do with your savings amid the COVID-19 crisis?
Due to a situation that is both unique and unpredictable, the markets have lost considerable ground since late February and remain volatile in the short term.
Trade wars, Brexit and slowing global growth: Will volatility return to markets in 2020?
The past year has been a complex period, dominated by numerous challenges including the ongoing US/China trade war, protracted Brexit negotiations and slowing global growth.
Lump sum or regular investing: which is best?
Working out how much to invest and when to do so is something investors often agonise about just as much as where to put their money.
What the 2019 Rugby World Cup can teach investors about diversification – and volatility
While there will be one clear winner in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, other teams could still shine in their individual matches – and star performers can change over time and even disappoint. It’s ...
Why diversification and ‘time in the market’ can matter
Periods of stock market volatility can be unsettling but dipping in and out to avoid any falls, could prove to be a costly mistake.
Coping with financial market volatility: Lump sum versus regular investing tactics
Despite concerns over slowing global growth, the ongoing trade war and the prolonged uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations, the first half of 2019 has been relatively kind to investors. Having ...