WHY INVESTORS SHOULD TAKE A LONG TERM PERSPECTIVE AND NOT PANIC
On the 24 February the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, ordered a military invasion against Ukraine. A war that many considered unthinkable had begun. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent shockwaves through pretty much every asset class across the globe. But if you are a long-term investor the best course of action for most individual investors is to keep calm and carry on.
Selling into a falling market is the opposite of what successful investors do. Equally important is the fact that no one knows
what Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ultimately means for everything from energy prices to monetary policy. And then there’s the case that, historically speaking, stocks tend to recover quickly after being derailed by international turmoil.
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