Investments like shares can go up or down a lot, even on a daily basis. This is known as volatility. When investing over the long term, it’s important to remember that big falls will happen.
This video helps to explain what volatility is and what it means for someone invested in a super or retirement income account with a focus on returns over the long term.
After watching this video if you have any concerns or are considering switching investment options, Cbus Advice Services are available to our members for no additional cost on 1300 361 784.
More about investment ups and downs
There’s lots of information on our website to help you understand what’s been happening recently in investment markets and how to manage your super through periods of volatility:
- Managing your super through market ups and downs fact sheet (PDF) – Find out what recent ups and downs in performance could mean for your super, and how to ensure you’re getting the best return for your future.
- Investment handbook (PDF) – Learn more about your investment options and how changing them during volatile times can impact your super over the long term.
- Latest investment update – Get the latest in depth investment update and performance figures through our monthly investment update.
Share market movements and your super - View this summary page about share market movements.
Don't let the daily news headlines impact your retirement outcome - Read about how share markets can be influenced by the daily news.
This information is about Cbus. It doesn’t take into account your specific needs, so you should look at your own financial position, objectives and requirements before making any financial decisions.
Read the relevant Cbus Product Disclosure Statement to decide whether Cbus is right for you.
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