Last year was one rocky ride for many investors, with most of the issues that plagued markets in 2015 still continuing to do so in the New Year. While we see further market turbulence this week, it may be time to take stock of what investors should have learnt from 2015’s market upheaval.
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All the changes made to the UK pensions industry over the past few years, the latest being the greater freedom allowed retirees over their pension pots through Pension Freedom changes – have meant that many investors can now consider different ways to take an income from their investment rather than through the traditional purchase of an annuity.
Emerging markets have had a tough time of it in recent years; with macro headwinds like a strong US dollar, the collapse in commodity prices, geo-political tensions and not to mention the implications of China’s economic slowdown taking their toll on individual equity markets. While this has been the case for many markets, investors in Indian equities have enjoyed rather better returns despite the volatility.
With the latest research highlighting that over a third of over 50s are turning to the stock market to grow their retirement pots, FE Trustnet would like to urge investors to take stock of the risks associated with holding individual company shares.
There are thousands of investment options in the current market for the average investor, and while options and choice are good – the sheer volume of funds may leave even the savviest among us bewildered.
“Yesterday’s sharp vertical drop in Apple’s share price will obviously concern investors with any substantial exposure to the tech behemoth. Shares in the California-headquartered multinational firm slid around 7 per cent in afternoon trading following its latest quarterly results.
UK online-only retailer, Asos has reported an impressive 20 per cent increase in sales over the past four months. This is welcome news for the former AIM-listed fashion shop after what was a pretty dismal year in 2014.