- Investors can tackle the current volatile market situation by targeting quality dividend stocks.
- The S&P/TSX 60 VIX Index has increased by nearly 24 per cent this year.
- The S&P/ TSX Composite Index fell by five per cent this year.
Market volatility has been sending investors after safe haven investments like gold and quality stocks like dividend payers. While the S&P/ TSX Composite Index has risen recently, it is still down by about five per cent year-to-date (YTD).
The S&P/ TSX 60 VIX Index, which measures volatility in the Canadian equity market, has also increased by nearly 24 per cent so far this year. This can lead some investors towards quality stocks that currently available at discounted prices.