Why it might be the perfect time to invest in small-cap companies
The following article was published by The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 August 2023.
History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme – and if this adage holds true, small caps are likely to present strong opportunities for patient investors over the coming years.
In calendar year 2022 the benchmark S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries index delivered a return of -20.7 per cent, which was one of the largest drawdowns in the benchmark’s history. The positive coming out of such a soft year is that, historically speaking, the years following a material small-cap drawdown often prove to be a great opportunity to invest.
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