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The importance of portfolio diversification

While comparisons have been made between current market conditions and those of the 2008 financial crisis, in some ways 2022 has been worse.

Portfolio diversification is one way investment managers try and reduce risk to safeguard clients’ money. But what does portfolio diversification mean, is there an optimal level of diversification, and are there times when it simply doesn’t work? David Le Cornu, Ravenscroft’s Head of Discretionary Investment in Jersey, and Senior Investment Manager Jamie Mourant discuss all this and more.