Heightened sensitivity to economic events post-Lehman Brothers' collapse is leading to increased volatility in markets, especially with regards to the shares of financial institutions, according to Gurnek Bains, chairman of multinational corporate psychology consultancy YSC.
There is an effect in psychology called 'the availability heuristic', which essentially describes how people's attitude to risk can be informed by key memorable instances. In short, rather than make...
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