Keep calm amid volatile markets to protect your assets (The National)

Financial Planning

In recent times low oil prices, market volatility and the start of the quantitative easing programme in Europe have come about. UAE and GCC markets have experienced volatile movements in both directions over a short period. And there has been plenty of reporting (often contrary) on the value of homes in the region.

All of this can make us feel anxious. The markets can be affected by numerous factors, and sometimes we simply do not see events coming. Investors are twice as likely to react to a fall in value as they are to an increase in the value of their holdings, and markets drop twice as fast as they rise. This makes an interesting case for a lesson in (to continue reading, click here)