Investment Influencers coronavirus crisis Q&A: Shane Balkham of Beautfort Investment

Industry impact of Covid-19

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Shane Balkham of Beaufort Investment
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Shane Balkham of Beaufort Investment

UK fund selectors give their unique take on the rapidly evolving global coronavirus crisis from a professional and personal perspective. Today, we hear from Shane Balkham, chief investment officer at Beaufort Investment.

How does the market fallout from the coronavirus pandemic compare with other tough times during your career? Are there lessons you have learnt during your career that can help you now? Having more grey hair than all of my team put together does mean I have some experience of similar market crises. While the causes are always different, the effect can echo other crises and whatever medicine is used to combat the malady, the result can be equally similar. For me, it is about staying calm and rational, which as we know is easier said than done. It is about giving guidance and leadershi...

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