Thursday May 28, 2020

Stay alert and don’t panic

A share price fall need not be grounds for concern. Careful monitoring will help you identify when to get in and when to get out

24th February, 2019
A significant share price fall may occur when a company loses its place at the bottom of the valuation ladder Picture: Getty

I don’t know what percentage of individual equity investors monitor share prices and investee company performance day by day. But you can be sure it is far higher in the internet age than it was back in the 1970s.

It was then that my interest in shares first took hold as I began monitoring a handful of companies that my parents had modest holdings in. Early on, I remember being a little startled...

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