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Keeping calm and staying invested

Taking the fear out of FOMO (‘fear of missing out’)

Selling up could cost investors a lot more than just an average few days’, or months’ return.
Keeping calm and staying invested

Recent years have been dominated by drastic political and economic headlines. With a number of risk events on the horizon, investors may be feeling nervous.

Markets often take their cue from elections, referenda, policy changes and economic guidance by governments. When these give cause for concern, markets experience periods of volatility. More than a decade after the global economic crisis of 2008, there are signs that we are once again entering the ‘late’ stage of the economic cycle. Many share prices are hovering at record heights, inflation is picking up, and markets may be extra-sensitive to any bad news. However, selling up could cost investors a lot more than just an average few days’, or months’ return.

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