Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

‘Defensive stocks’ can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most so-called “defensive stocks” are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products… Read More

Consumer stocks cut cyclical risk

Most defensive stocks are in the Consumer sector. That means they benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. Defensivestock companies typically make products such as soap, soup and beverages.
More generally,… Read More