Spotlight on surviving bear markets

Tim Farrelly  |  farrelly’s Investment Strategy  |  28 October 2022

Executive summary

While equities do outperform in the long-term, the price we pay are the bear markets which periodically come along to test our staying power; panic selling during a bear market turns long-term outperformance into underperformance. This Spotlight is a guide to help investors survive bear markets. It looks at the historical evidence back to 1967 to address some key questions. Are we at the beginning or close to the end of this bear market? What if the global economy moves into recession? What are the best strategies to avoid being hurt during a major equity market ...

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