Quarterly Investment Commentary – Q4 2018

Whilst markets saw positive returns during January, my commentary takes us back to the final quarter of 2018, a period during which equity market capitalism experienced its greatest single month fall since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, FANG stocks saw their greatest falls ever and S&P 500 suffered its worst December since the Great Depression.

Volatility (at historic levels) appears to have returned to the investment world, and I suspect will stay with us for at least a little while until trade wars are resolved and the uncertainty over Brexit is removed.

Of course, whilst these experiences are not desirable, investing should be regarded over the medium to long term, and with good planning and discipline such short-term issues should have little or no impact upon your life objectives…and this is exactly what Henwood Court and our Portfoliosense investment proposition look to provide to you.

Anyway, back to my commentary, please follow the link to access this to explore what has happened in the various markets over the fourth quarter of 2018.

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