After an hour's trading low the stock exchange's broad index of minus 0.8 per cent. Depositors squirm when turbulence increases in the world's stock exchanges. Only this week the the courses are first turned upward when the end of the meeting between the president of the united states Donald Trump and his chinese colleague, Xi Jinping was believed to be unambiguously positive. Optimism was high that the two leaders agreed on how the trade wars between the countries should be stopped.
Then do the courses, both in New York, Asia and Europe turned to a steep decline when it emerged that the agreement lacks details for how it should go.
small investors are thrown between hope and concern for what will happen with the money that has been invested in shares and mutual funds. Here
DN asked three questions to Johanna Litter, sparkekonom at Avanza:
" How long-lasting the downturn will be, we can not know, but we may expect sharp fluctuations, we have already seen in the last two months and we expect in the coming months.
– There are many question marks about the handelskonflikten between the united states and China. The truce had been discussed is not rich in details and there are several question marks whether it will be able to reach a solution.
" Each one must start from oneself and ask what you save. It is the time horizon that determines the. Is it money for retirement in 10, 20 or 30 years, so there is no reason for concern. If you are going to use the money closer in time to think about whether you should be on the stock exchange.
– Take this as an opportunity to review the saving and prepare yourself mentally on a decline. Maybe it is better with a more secure savings than shares and mutual funds.
– Folded down, net lending in shares. Sell some of your mutual funds and invest in more conservative balanced funds or place money in the savings account. But the savings account is a short-term parking lot. Otherwise, the risk is that the money remains there.
– If you save the funds you should make sure that they are balanced so that they are not only U.S. funds or funds in the emerging markets, but has a width. Then reduce the risks.mutva.com