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Three Investment Tips to Navigate Coronavirus Volatility

31/03/2020
Coronavirus
Market Volatility
Investment Tips

Key Takeaways

The spread of the coronavirus has had a global impact. As we work to safeguard our loved ones and communities, we’re also monitoring the effect on markets. Volatility has increased in financial markets around the world, reflecting the possibility of a significant economic impact in the months ahead. Moments like these are a great reminder for investors to make sure they stay disciplined and focus on their long-term goals, while avoiding impulse decisions.

 

Here are three essential tips to see you through the uncertainty:

  1. Don’t panic sell. Diversify instead.
  2. If you must sell, consider investments other than cash.
  3. Seek out opportunities in the midst of the uncertainty.

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