Investing in a recession

Investing in a recession

On 12th June Bloomberg reported, “The history books may not judge it as such, but the UK is sliding into a recession in all but name in 2022”.

So, how does ‘recession’ affect your investment strategy?

Market returns through a century of recessions

Let’s look at a century of economic cycles to see what this teaches us about investments in recessions.

Download our interactive exhibit (by clicking the image below), which examines how stocks have behaved during US economic downturns.

Markets around the world have often rewarded investors even when economic activity has slowed.

This is an important lesson on the forward looking nature of markets, highlighting how current market prices reflect market participants’ collective expectations for the future.

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