Volatile Markets-Build a Diversified Portfolio

If investors don’t want a rollercoaster ride, they should look to diversify by building a more balanced portfolio.

This doesn’t mean simply holding funds that invest in different global stock markets.  Investors need to look at other assets-such as bonds, gilts (government issued bonds) cash and property-which tend to be less volatile than equities, although the returns may be lower over the longest term.

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