The stock markets in 2020 have resembled riding a wild roller coaster for investors. Despite a very weak economic outlook earlier in the year due to uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, major global stock markets have recovered most of their losses for the year.
[Manulife Investment Management] Timing the market means buying or selling based on trying to predict economic trends. While it may seem like an easy enough concept, using this technique isn’t a winning investment strategy.
The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak is affecting the world's economies - Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist, Manulife Investment Management, writes about the economy of today, and looking forward.
Equity markets around the world have seen increased volatility as investors react to the increased economic risk posed by the spread of the Coronavirus, We can’t predict risk, nor what may spur a market correction. It’s our job to manage risk.