Document Publication date May 31, 2022

How can investors deal with a volatile investment market?

Unit-linked funds that invest in assets such as equities are designed to be used for longer term investments. Whilst it may be tempting to sell when markets fall, deciding the right time to sell is difficult and, for many, continuing to hold for the long term might end up being the right answer. Over the short term funds may fall, especially equity funds which are directly impacted by market volatility. However, historically, investing for the long term in funds that are spread across different types of investment or a range of funds has outperformed less volatile forms of investment, such as cash.

We provide monthly factsheets which show how our funds are performing against similar funds. All of this information can be found here Fund information.

It is also advisable to be on the lookout for fraudulent activity – unfortunately there can be an increased risk of scams during times of market uncertainty.

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