Opinion | How to deal with volatility effectively
What we are investing for and how long we will remain invested can help us deal with market volatility effectively
The past month has seen unprecedented volatility in stock prices. News flow kept raising serious doubts in our minds about emerging, small, and mid-sized companies while positive sentiment was taking the indices to all-time highs, with several index bellwether stocks crossing $100 billion in value. Most investors, perplexed by this sudden redux, have been feeling left out and are taking the brunt of the meltdown. Several investors who are in their first market cycle are feeling emotionally scarred.