Investing in volatile times

Investors should focus on fundamentals when moving back to investment markets, writes Emma Kennedy.

21st July, 2012
Be clear what you want from your investments and how much risk you are willing to take on. Photo: Getty

As top-heavy deposit interest rates come under pressure, investors face a dilemma. Is it time to move away from cash and dip a toe back into the investment markets in order to get a better return?

Earlier this month, the European Central Bank (ECB) cut interest rates by 0.25 per cent to a record low of 0.75 per cent in a bid to give the European economy a boost. However, weak economic growth in the...

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