Financial markets reacted intensely in the month since the U.K. voted to leave the EU, with asset values both selling off, and recovering, in stunning fashion. While further volatility is expected, opinions are divided on the significance of Brexit. However, there are still important lessons to be learned, and insights to be gained, that can help you position your portfolio in this uncertain environment.
CIO Wealth Management Research outlines the five most important lessons learned from Brexit in its latest edition of UBS House View:
- It’s not going to get easier to forecast political outcomes over the next 12 months
- The future matters today, as globalization and technology have major consequences
- Investors in developed markets cannot afford to ignore currency volatility
- Diversification is becoming even more important to combat price swings
- Longer term, central bank policy and economics still trump political risk
To understand how to best incorporate these insights into your own investment strategy, connect with your UBS Financial Advisor or find one.
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