Five rules for resilience amid rocky markets

Barrage of headwinds

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Stocks are facing a barrage of headwinds – but this is nothing new for UK markets. After Brexit, Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine, investors may be thinking UK equities are forever ill-fated.

Now, more than ever, is the time to double down on British businesses. There are many high-quality resilient companies to be obtained for reasonable prices. Simply by prioritising certain quality metrics, investors may be able to access strong income streams while reducing their portfolio risk. Below, are five measures to guide investors in selecting stocks that can ride out the storm. CFA's Matthews: The climate investor's toolkit Margins of safety As a rule, invest in businesses with high and sustainable margins. For instance, our top ten holdings have EBITDA margins of 21%...

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