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Make sure you know all the ins and outs so you can make an informed decision

  • What is risk?

    Risk is the chance of something happening that can impact an investment or financial responsibility. Measuring risk depends on the type of asset, the amount of capital used and the timeframes an investor plans to wait before selling. Risk can…

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  • What is trading?

    Trading, in relation to financial markets, is buying assets and then aiming to sell them for a higher price to make a profit. Assets include a range of financial products such as stocks, currencies, commodities and cryptocurrencies. Imagine you buy…

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  • What must I consider before investing?

    How much money can you safely invest? How much risk are you prepared to take? And what do you want to achieve with your investments? These questions generally shape every investment decision.

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  • What is an investment?

    Investing is putting your money into something that you think will increase in value. Examples of this are gold, company stocks, bonds, property, art, cryptocurrencies, and so on. Every investor’s aim is to have their investment appreciate in value over…

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