If you are able to look beyond the sensationalist headlines of newspapers and tv stations, investing during periods of volatility can present many opportunities.
Only recently, Markets around the world dropped as the COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves around the world, and for many the big panic sell began. This was quickly followed by the FTSE 100 recording its second biggest percentage rise of all time. And those who had sold shares just days earlier missed out.
After months of threats and ‘will they, won’t they?’, Russia has invaded Ukraine. Most will agree this is a troubling scenario that could potentially lead to a larger conflict if other nations become involved.
As such, many investors will no doubt be left wondering what impact this could have on their portfolios, and whether they should be doing anything about it.