Stocks, cryptos, metals: most asset classes gave negative returns in 2022

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These negative returns were largely triggered by panic selling by new investors who exited in droves amid rising interest rates, inflation concerns and geopolitical tensions.

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Markets | Assets | Investment


Puneet Wadhwa |
New Delhi



Risk aversion sentiment has not spared any asset class so far in 2022 and the pain is not limited to stocks alone. Investors in most asset classes – stocks, cryptocurrencies (cryptos) and metals, including precious metals such as gold and silver – have seen a negative return on their investment until present in 2022, according to the data.

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First published: Friday, May 13, 2022. 10:54 a.m. IST

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