With markets currently volatile, Joe Wiggins, Director of Liquid Markets at St. James’s Place, looks at some of the key features of a ‘bear market’

Bear markets – a period where equity markets fall – are an inescapable feature of equity investing. They are also the greatest challenge that investors will face. This is not because of the (hopefully temporary) losses that will be suffered, but the poor choices we are liable to make during them. Bear markets change the decision-making dynamic entirely. In a bear market, smart long-term decisions often look foolish in the short-term; whereas in a bull market foolish long-term decisions often look smart in the short-term.

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Minesh Patel
Author: Minesh Patel

Minesh Patel, Director of Client Services at RKP Wealth Management supporting our clients’ financial life journey to help meet and exceed their life objectives. Our mission at RKP Wealth Management: To do everything possible to meet all of our clients’ objectives through trusted financial advice that benefits our clients. We accomplish this through attentively listening, caring and offering personalised solutions to each client ensuring our advice is current and of the highest quality. On a day to day basis, I primarily focus on business strategy & structure, networking and implementing process efficiencies to improve our clients' experience. One of my passions in work is removing waste from inefficient processes. In my spare time I enjoy fishing, clay and long-range target shooting. I frequently visits my hometown of Leeds (you will hear the northern accent has not been lost) to visit his favourite curry houses in Bradford.

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