Week 11: Don’t Panic. Here is what I think we all should be doing… Washing our hands regularly!

Week 11: Don’t Panic. Here is what I think we all should be doing… Washing our hands regularly!

Background

Coronavirus is everywhere. It has almost spread to every country, and has captured almost every headline – there is not much else to talk about right now. It has turned the whole world into a Zombieland. Governments, starting from the Italian government, are closing their borders, banning large gatherings, closing shops, schools, and cancelling sports tournaments to stop the spread of the virus. Meanwhile, every single stock index has been dropping and reached the lowest in decades in the last week.

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Free shares from Freetrade – Its tiny but full of fun!

Free shares from Freetrade - It’s tiny but full of fun!

I briefly explained how I found and started using Freetrade in an earlier portfolio update post. If you don’t know what is Freetrade, here is a short intro – Freetrade is an UK-based financial app which offers freemium (free and paid) share dealing services. It takes minutes to set up an account and start trading.

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Week 06: Temporary Market Recovery, Portfolio Updates & More

Week 6: Temporary Market Recovery, My Portfolio Updates & More

Background

The market opened in a positive mood on Monday, and FTSE 100 was almost 3% up at the end of Thursday trading. However, it fell back to red due to the news of further coronavirus spread throughout the world, the European and Chinese market slowdown, etc.

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Week 05: Markets & Portfolios Dropped as Coronavirus Continues Its Havoc

Week 5 - Portfolio Investing

Background

I have been investing in shares for over the last 3/4 years. Like any other newbie investor, I have made mistakes in the past, and I am probably still making a few mistakes. However, I am, also, learning many new things every day. So I have decided to write a weekly column about the market, my portfolio, and investing opportunities. I honestly hope this will be useful to someone out there, one day.

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