The stock market crash appears to have pushed some investors away from UK shares and towards less risky assets such as gold and Cash ISAs.
In the short run, this could prove to be a sound move. Indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 face uncertain futures that could produce paper losses for investors.
However, in the long run, a portfolio of stocks is likely to outperform less risky assets. Therefore, with share prices currently low, now could be the right time to focus your portfolio on the stock market.
Reducing risks after the stock market crash
It’s natural for any investor to feel cautious about equities after the stock market crash. The FTSE 100 continues to trade around 20% lower than it did at the start of the year,