Graeme Holbeach

Second last paragraph:- "Appropriate positioning at the moment is to reduce risk, maintain diversification and take a defensive stance." Last paragraph:- "... Sell-offs are inevitable – stay invested". Well, which one is it?

James Light

its not the virus. its oil.

Gregory Dawkins

Assumption is that one has cash therefore not fully invested and not older than say 70 having time to “recover” from “staying invested for the long term” why do commentators ignore the 40 % of investors who are elderly and invested in shares trying to gain more than cash in the bank!!!!!

Gary Roberts

Commentators aren't old enough to relate to senior citizens so that's why they ignore them. It's only when they get older that the substance of their articles change. You just need to find older commentators.