Where do you think equity markets are headed? Take our poll 9



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The Australian Stockmarket has closed down 4%, currencies have fallen and the US market Dow Jones futures are down 330 points going into the open later today.  China has fallen 11.5% in the last week, and 8.5% today.  Currencies and commodities are falling all over the world and the data is grim as Chinese central bank appears to be trying to manage a hard landing, and the US preparing to turn around interest rates into a raiting cycle.

Wall Street recorded its biggest trade volume day of the year on Friday when the Dow lost 530 points, ending the worst week-long selloff since 2011.  The  Dow Jones Industrial Average and tech-index Nasdaq fell into a technical correction losing 3.12 and 3.5 percent respectively.

So we are finding it hard to see in our crystal ball through all the haze.  Take our poll today about where you think global equity markets are headed… We want to know how you feel.

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Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson is the founder and publisher of Starts at Sixty. The daughter of two baby boomers, she has built the online community for over 60s by listening carefully to the issues and seeking out answers, insights and information for over 60s throughout Australia. Rebecca is an experienced marketer, a trained journalist and has a degree in politics. A mother of 3, she passionately facilitates and leads our over 60s community, bringing the community opinions, needs and interests to the fore and making Starts at Sixty a fun place to be.

  1. I had a really bad feeling about the markets about 3 months ago and cashed in my very meagre shares that had finally rebounded from the GFC and so glad I did as it took so long for them to recover their original value.

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  3. Nothing like a nice fall for some great buying opportunities. As a self funded retiree I’m loving it.

  4. I have had some Telstra shares since they went public.
    I don’t intend to sell them so the value does not matter to me at present.
    They still pay dividends which have risen slightly over time.

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