Expats Investing In A Volatile Market

investing in a volatile market

If you are able to look beyond the sensationalist headlines of newspapers and tv stations, investing during these periods can present many opportunities.

Taking away the emotion of investing - Understanding Dollar Cost Averaging

In simple terms, Dollar Cost Averaging is the practice of using regular deposits to help smooth out stock market investment volatility. The key point about dollar cost averaging is to invest on a regular basis. In a fluctuating market, cost averaging can allow you to benefit from buying more investment units when prices are lower.

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Our free to download e-guide explains how to 

  • Remove the guesswork
  • Reduce the danger of mistiming the market
  • Remove the emotion from investing
  • Remain focused on the long-term
  • Save in a volatile market
  • The Beauty Of Dolla Cost Averaging
  • The Importance Of Sound Advice

Saving in a volatile market

The graph below shows the advantages of saving a regular fixed sum in a volatile market over the short to medium term. This comparison shows the value of two-unit holdings over a 10-year investment term.

At first glance, Situation ‘A’ appears to provide better fund performance over Situation ‘B’.

However, on closer inspection the benefits of unit price fluctuation become clear. Dowload the free guide to find out more.

Why should I adopt the dollar cost averaging approach?

By investing a consistent amount at regular intervals, you can gradually ‘drip-feed’ into the market regardless of the price on any given day.

The table on the left also illustrates the growth experienced after a crisis historically and why it could be a valuable time to make your cash work for you.

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