Pandemics, panics and perspectives: Investor psychology amid the Covid-19 crisis

Investors must study what 'fear' means

Henning Stein of Invesco

Henning Stein of Invesco

It might seem glib to caution against panic when entire nations have been quarantined, supermarket shelves have been stripped bare and phrases such as "self-isolation" and "social distancing" have entered everyday language.

For asset managers and their clients, though, "keep calm and carry on" is usually a dependable mantra. This is why the old adage that time in the markets beats timing the markets has been so widely...

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