How Long do Funds Take to Recover From a Crisis?

As stock markets fall, investors should resist the urge to panic. Analysis of performance after the financial crisis shows how funds bounce back 

Holly Black 12 March, 2020 | 5:44PM

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The sharp falls seen on global stock markets this week will doubtless have caused many investors to feel uneasy.

When the value of your investments is falling, it’s hard to imagine them ever bouncing back. And while experts say the worst thing you can do is sell after a stock market has plunged – this only means you crystallise your losses – it’s easier said than done.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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