Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Amid stock market volatility, where are the safe havens when traditional sanctuaries are proving ineffective?

  • With government bonds, sanctuary currencies and gold providing scant protection against declines in stocks, emerging market bonds are proving attractive
  • Investors should also consider the protection offered by assets benefiting from central bank support

Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians are reflected in an electronic board displaying Tokyo’s stock market index on October 7. Photo: AFP
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