What will happen to micro caps in next market fall?

George Ensor of River & Mercantile

George Ensor of River & Mercantile

The micro-cap sector is often deemed synonymous with higher risk: that the smaller the company, the greater the associated risk warnings.

In reality, there are, as with all other segments of the market, a huge variety of companies with an equivalent range of risk profiles.  While over a short time period, the resilience of the smallest UK index has been demonstrated this year with global markets selling off on inflation and liquidity concerns.  7IM co-seeds micro-cap fund as US 'in foothills' of better environment for active managers The FTSE 100 experienced a drawdown of 11.4% from peak to trough, and the NSC 1000 - an index composed of the bottom 2% of the UK fully-listed market - fell 8.5%, with a lesser drawdown ...

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