If they are doing this now, it's only likely to get worse unless our politicians get their act together.
The shrewd investment manager doesn't follow the rest of the flock. There are plenty of excellent value stocks offering 3 - 4.5% return pa. If you have cash to spare, now is a good time to invest. Professional advice should always be sought however!
We will never learn, it was the financial industry that nearly destroyed the global economy with their poor investments not too long ago and now they are doing it again. Brexit won't ruin this country but the financial sector will do it's damnedest to.