Type of ETFs and how to choose: A brief guide

What is an Exchange-traded fund (ETF)? An ETF can be regarded as a basket (fund) of assets . It is overall regarded as a low cost and a low...

Is diversification stupid? :The principle of diversification explained

"Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing"- Warren Buffet What is diversification?  Diversification...

Investment vehicles ranked according to risk and return

Risk and return are usually correlated with each other. Where there is low risk, there are often lower returns, and in the case of high risk there are...

Interest rates and what they mean for investors

Have you ever wondered what the job of the national reserve bank is? The reserve bank plays several roles, they print money, they guide monetary policy and more importantly they set interest...

How you scale your investment portfolio with automated investing

There often two times when people think about investing , and that either when they do not have any money, or when they come across a lump sum of money. These are...

How to manage risk in your investment portfolio ?

" The essence of investment management is the management of risks, not the management of returns" - Benjamin Graham ( the Dean of Wall Street). Risk is unavoidable when...

How different investors manage risk and approach the market.

Different investors manage their portfolio risk differently , as they hold different objectives, expectations and reservations about the market. There are different levels of risk in which assets can be classified, low...

Building a portfolio that matches your personality

The key with successful investing is being confident in the securities that you invest in, if you aren't confident in your investment choices you will have a lot of anxiety about your...

Bears and Bulls : The relationship between the buyers and the sellers

Perhaps you have heard of the term bullish or bearish used as terms to describe the market. If you are not familiar with these terms , these terms refer to a market...

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