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Investors should stay focused, calm, and avoid making impulsive decisions

Investors should stay focused, calm, and avoid making impulsive decisions

By David Amarayan (pictured), Founder and CEO, Balchug Capital – We are living through one of the worst economic shocks in history. The volatility is dizzying and the territory is uncharted. The scale of market movements and the amounts of fiscal stimulus governments are applying have never been seen before, and nor have many of the phonemena we are witnessing, such as negative oil prices. 

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7IM finds opportunities in panic reaction

7IM finds opportunities in panic reaction

With the FTSE at 5,000, a panicky overreaction is a long-term opportunity according to 7IM. Terence Moll, Head of Investment Strategy at the firm says: “Shutting borders and keeping people inside their homes hurts economic growth. People will buy less, sell less, and make less. And it feels extremely uncomfortable in the Western world to be told that we cannot do certain things.

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Panic in the air

Panic in the air

Rupert Thompson, Chief Investment Officer at Kingswood, comments on the market turmoil caused by Covid-19 concerns…