With governments across the world scrambling to announce massive fiscal support packages to offset the economic damage caused by policies to contain the coronavirus outbreak, I thought it was a good time to answer some of the questions we’re getting from clients.
To state the painfully obvious, the coronavirus outbreak has led to a huge increase in market volatility over the past few weeks. In this blog, I look at the situation from different angle: instead of focusing on the immediate virus effects and policy responses, I dig deeper to explore some of the risks and opportunities that arise in volatile markets, and underline how important it is for investors to remain calm and stick to their principles.;
As a DB scheme, you may have found yourself inadvertently on the rollercoaster ride of volatile markets in recent days. If that’s the case, it’s always worth considering whether you intended to be on this rollercoaster and if not, what other DB pension schemes are doing about it.;