Investing for the Long Term - Lessons from the Past

Looking back a few years ago, the pandemic brought a rapid end to the drawn-out recovery of major stock markets from the share price lows associated with the financial crisis a decade ago. When the scale of the threat to lives and livelihoods became apparent, market analysts and investors reassessed the global economic outlook and corporate prospects; they didn’t like what they saw and a wave of selling followed, with inevitable consequences. Most share prices, and thus stock indices, were impacted, with market volatility continuing throughout 2020, and beyond.

Market analysts and investors aren’t infallible, but when unexpected events such as the pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the cost-of-living crisis happen there will naturally be uncertainty and nervousness in the markets.

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Investing for the Long Term – Lessons from the Past