Black Monday 30 years on: How it happened and what we can learn

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It has been 30 years since Black Monday, the biggest one-day fall in stockmarket history. Here, Schroders' fund management team look at what happened and how today's markets compare to 1987.

On 19 October 1987, global stockmarkets came crashing down amid worries about a slowing global economy and high stock valuations. The concerns were compounded by a computer glitch. In the space of 24...

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