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How to play a global equities sell off

With the S&P500 in firm bear market territory, investors are getting worried. Is it time to buy, and if so, what should you be looking out for?

Maroun Younes, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Global Emerging Leaders fund, shares his thoughts on:

  • The single most important thing to look for in a company right now
  • Which markets offer the safest upside
  • Why some of the world’s best companies underperformed for a decade in the early 2000s, and
  • What to avoid if the sell off deepens.


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Gemma Dale , nabtrade

Gemma Dale is Director of SMSF and Investor Behaviour at nabtrade. She is the host of the Your Wealth podcast, a fortnightly podcast for investors, featuring insights and updates from markets and finance experts across a range of topics. She provides regular market and finance commentary on ausbiz and in other media including AFR, the Australian, ABC and commercial tv and radio. Gemma was previously the Head of SMSF Solutions for nab, and the Head of Technical Services for MLC, where she led a team of specialists providing advice to advisers and their clients on SMSF, super, tax, social security and aged care.

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