It may be a bumpy ride: analysts warn of more market volatility

The latest mini-collapse has prompted jitters - and we can expect more wobbles.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
19th October, 2014
Pedestrians reflected in an electronic stock board in Tokyo. Slow growth in markets such as Asia has led to market falls.

Warning: the value of your investment can go down as well as up. That’s the rider appended to just about every advertisement for a pension fund, investment scheme, or share trading account. And in the same way that air travellers ignore their stewards’ safety presentations, most investors pay it no attention.

The events of last week have highlighted the importance of being aware: investments, particularly in the shares of publicly listed companies,...

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