With news that the coronavirus has spread across Europe, health fears continue to rise at a rapid rate. But what impact is this having on the financial markets? We take an in depth look at how the global economy is reacting to this outbreak, and how we can help you in volatile market conditions.
Investment risk can be high or low. A cash ISA can be considered as low risk. A high risk investment might be a small technology startup stock – which could either be the next Google, or fail completely.
The FTSE 100 has dropped 10% since the highs of May. Wall Street suffered its biggest fall in 8 months last week, while European stock markets plunged to their lowest level in 20 months.
What is going on, and should you be worried?