How to claw back portfolio losses

A big downturn is stressful but panicking could damage your future returns
Thursday 20 Apr 2017 Author: Emily Perryman
Most investors are comfortable with the fact their portfolio will go up and down, but a big slump in value is extremely stressful and can cause even the most experienced investors to panic. The market has witnessed huge peaks and troughs over the last 20 years and it’s likely the next 20 years will see more of the same. Your natural instincts will probably be to sell your investments...

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