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Article | 09 March 2020 | Investments
Welcome to our guide on investing in volatile markets.
The term volatility refers to periods of short-term rises and falls in the price of investments. These movements in price can be caused by a variety of political and economic factors, such as a change in government policy or news that impacts a specific industry causing uncertainty.
While it is natural for you to be concerned when you see sharp fluctuations in the value of your investments, it’s important to remember that volatility is a normal part of investing and all long-term investors will experience it to some degree from time to time.
From the importance of diversifying your portfolio to a five-point investment checklist, this guide will give you information on all the things you might need to consider when investing through periods of volatility in the markets.