"My Investment Portfolio has Plunged"

Investor Views: Retired investor Jim Knighton is considering selling his shares after the Covid-19 sell-off sent his shareholdings spiralling

Emma Simon 5 August, 2020 | 12:06PM

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Jim Knighton decided to keep some of his money invested when he retired two years ago, but his portfolio has plunged so badly since the Covid pandemic that he is now considering getting out of the market.

Jim has decent pensions from his 40-year career which saw him work in banking initially and later as a manager within the NHS. He wife has four years left until she finishes work so he was hoping to keep his investments growing until they could enjoy their retirement together.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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