Volatility: 10 key messages for investors

Fidelity International

Financial markets can be subject to periods of event-related volatility during which investor confidence can be significantly undermined. Here, we provide 10 key messages to help investors steer their portfolios through volatile times.

The main points are as follows:

  • Volatility is a normal part of long-term investing

  • Over the long term, equity risk is usually rewarded

  • Market corrections can create attractive opportunities

  • Avoid stopping and starting investments

  • The benefits of regular investing stack up

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