Ukraine crisis: We’re here to support you and your members

We’re deeply saddened by the violent conflict in Ukraine which has displaced so many. The ripple effects of this crisis are being felt around the world. 

Times like these create uncertainty. And the markets react strongly to uncertainty, which causes larger price swings than normal. The current military conflict in Ukraine and the resulting economic sanctions imposed on Russia have created great uncertainty resulting in heightened market volatility.

When the markets drop, it can impact the confidence people have in their financial wellbeing. Your members might be experiencing this right now. Some may have already come to you with questions. You can rely on us to support you and your members every step of the way.

Market volatility resources

Here are some resources to provide more information on the market fluctuations the Ukraine-Russia conflict is causing, and info on how to respond.

Helping your members deal with market volatility

This article helps you explain market volatility to your members and offers tips on how to deal with it.

What is market volatility and how to handle it

This article covers the basics of what market volatility is, the opportunities it may provide, and practical approaches to deal with it.

 Ukraine-Russia conflict – what investors should know

This article discusses how the current market volatility affects investors and offers tactical suggestions.

Incorporating the Russia-Ukraine conflict in a global macro outlook

This article, written by Frances Donald, our Global Chief Economist and Strategist, takes a deep dive into the impact the conflict has on the markets, and builds a framework for how the situation may evolve in the medium term.

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Market volatility and its causes are something we keep an extremely close eye on.

We'll continue to support you and your members. Talk to your Manulife representative today and learn more about the guidance and advice we can offer.