Don’t sell in panic!

Chief Investment Officer and founder of Aitken Investment Management
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The last seven days have been historic times in markets. The 11-year bull market that started on 9 March 2009 finally ended 11 years and two days later, amidst some of the most volatile conditions seen on exchanges around the world for many years.

The moves in global equity indices have been sudden, but they hide an even starker contrast when discerning between different sectors of the market. The chart below shows the performance of the MSCI World index in Australian dollars, as well as the underlying sector indices that comprise it, from the end of February this year to 13 March.

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