What steps can an investor take to mitigate the impact of a large equity correction?
In the late stage of a bull market, it is prudent for investors to plan for a drawdown that might be accompanied by a recession. We analyse a number of passive and active strategies and detail the effectiveness of these strategies across various crises. However, investors need to be careful in defining ‘best’ when selecting the best of strategies in the worst of times. It is essential to understand not just the performance but the overall cost of implementing various protective measures.