Answer Bank: Market fluctuation and investments

02 June 2022 by National Bank
Market fluctuation and investments

Are you concerned about market volatility?

Nancy Paquet and Éric-Olivier Savoie help you understand the impact of the current economic situation on your investments.

Market volatility: What should you do?

Stay focused on your goals. Assets fluctuate over time, but they tend to trend upwards over the long-term. That's why it's important to stay focused on your savings goals and keep building on the long-term performance of your investments.

The chart below shows the evolution of the S&P/TSX Composite Index from September 30, 1977 to December 31, 2021. Historically, each period of downward volatility is followed by an upward trend.

Canadian market fluctuations

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