It is Tuesday 30 October. The Bel20 is listed at 19.2% below its peak of 22 January. Popular Belgian shares such as Bekaert, Bpost, Balta and even Melexis are 40% to 60% cheaper, with Nyrstar more than 80% down. These corrections have not left a single investor unmoved. Feelings vary greatly, but what do you think? And one other question: are you male or female?
After a few good years, the majority of the European stock markets are in the red this year. Reason for panic or just a healthy correction in an upward trend? He who knows the answer for certain, should raise his hand. What we do know for certain is that corrections are fairly normal and you should sit them out to achieve an attractive return in the long-term!
Since 1 June 2018 it is no longer be possible to buy Canadian and American trackers through our trading platform on our transaction site. Their issuers have not been able to provide us with the legally required documents (Key Information Document or KID). This discontinuation is a direct consequence of the European regulation for PRIIPS.