Monday January 20, 2020

KBC Invest 2019: Inflation, interest rates and market volatility: investing in ‘the new normal’

In a time of uncertainty, why would a non-professional investor consider playing the markets in 2019? It’s the only place you’ll get a return, according to KBC

10th March, 2019
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‘Everyone should have a savings account or a buffer. But if you have a sum of money that there is not an immediate need for, that is the money you should consider investing’

What goes up must come down, surely? After years of global economic growth and a decade-long bull market on stock exchanges, investor sentiment is slowly starting to shift.

Hugh O’Rourke, a senior product manager with KBC Asset Management has been considering this shift for some time now. “If customers want the potential for a return in the current environment,” he says, “they should look at alternative options beyond traditional deposit accounts for a return on...

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