Two excellent defensive shares for a falling market

Two excellent defensive shares for a falling market

After December’s Boris bounce and a positive start for shares in 2020, nobody saw this bear market coming. Least of all, as the result of a pandemic!

The Financial Conduct Authority is telling companies to delay producing their results and companies are suspending their dividends and issuing profit warnings left, right and centre. It’s enough to leave any investor feeling disorientated.

And yet in every crisis, there’s opportunity. Nobody knows when the bear market will end, but it will end. Of that, there can be no doubt.

I’m personally focused on drip-feeding my investments and as an investor focused on income and value, I’m particularly looking at defensive shares. This article will show two of my favourites.

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