It has been slightly more than 2 years in the market and this is the first time I am experiencing a viral virus outbreak with my capital invested in the market. Although, the virus outbreak is still ongoing in Singapore, it is still worth sharing a few pointers that I have learnt as of now. 

#1: It is difficult to manage one’s emotion

You might have seeYou might have seen posts or articles where they discuss how much the stock market will drop with the virus outbreak going on. For example, I have seen posts where people shared that STI was down 30% during the 2003 SARS outbreak. I think this scared a lot of people including myself. Some people would try to panic sell in order to reduce their positions amid the virus outbreak. This is normal for investors to react as it is not easy to manage one’s