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All news by: Stephen Humphreys

Tuning out the noise

The relentless stream of news about markets can cause investors to feel anxious about their financial security – but with the support of a trusted adviser, you can hold firm.

Should equity investors worry about changes in interest rates?

Research suggests that, like fluctuations in share prices, changes in interest rates and bond prices are largely unpredictable. It follows that an investment strategy based on attempting to exploit these sorts of fluctuations is unlikely to be a fruitful endeavour. Even so, investors may still be curious about what might happen to equities if interest rates go up.