Alternative investments are any assets that fall outside of the traditional financial instruments like stocks, bonds, and cash. They include investments in hedge funds, real estate, private equity, private debt, precious metals, wine, art, stamps, or cryptocurrency. Alternative investments have been, traditionally, somewhat restricted to high net worth individuals. They are, though, becoming more common […]
ETFs are a low-cost, simple and transparent alternative to expensive funds. But how do they work and what’s the best way to invest in them?
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An index is a way to both track and manage your investments. Here we break it down so you can get a better grip on your long-term savings.
The fintech industry appears to be an increasingly growing sector with no signs of slowing down. As a widely covered topic in the media, you may have come across the term “robo advisor” as one of the innovations within the realm of financial technology. Robo advisors, or digital wealth managers, are changing the way we […]
The passive investment world should be simple. You buy into a fund that tracks a benchmark. But the way ETFs and tracker funds varies and this can impact your investment.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are investment vehicles that are made of a number of securities and aim to track the performance of a particular index. Given they provide investors with exposure to a diversified set of assets in a cost-efficient way, ETFs have increasingly gained popularity in the recent years. Two types of ETFs currently […]
Investors often rely on exchange traded funds (ETFs) and passive mutual funds to achieve the performance of a market index without incurring the fees associated with active stock picking. What is tracking error? Tracking error is a performance measure tracking the difference between the return fluctuations of a fund and those of its corresponding benchmark. […]
ETFs are a great, low-cost, way to invest. But how do they work? In this video we look at the ETF and how it could impact your wealth.