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7 12, 2016

Investment FAQ – What does Capital Liquidity mean?

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Investment FAQ - What does Capital Liquidity mean? Being liquid simply refers to the relative ability to readily turn one’s portfolio into cash. Different asset classes have differing degrees of liquidity. Clearly being ‘liquid’ is an attribute, so it is often the case that less-liquid investments must deliver higher returns to compensate investors for the [...]

7 12, 2016

Investment FAQ – Why does my adviser talk about taking a Long-Term Investment Timeframe?

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Investment FAQ - Why does my adviser talk about taking a Long-Term Investment Timeframe? Investment markets tend to move in cycles, and timing these cycles can be a difficult part of the investment process. By focussing on the longer term, investors can expect to smooth out the volatility of short-term asset price movements. Perhaps even [...]

7 12, 2016

Investment FAQ – Why Do I Need to Know About Asset Allocation and Diversification?

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Investment FAQ - Why Do I Need to Know About Asset Allocation and Diversification?   Like the saying goes, its rarely a good idea to put all of ones eggs in the one basket. Each type of financial asset carries with it its own characteristics of risk and return, and depending on the prevailing economic [...]

7 12, 2016

Investment FAQ – What is a Passive Investment Strategy as opposed to an Active Strategy?

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Investment FAQ - What is a Passive Investment Strategy as opposed to an Active Strategy?   Simply put, a passive strategy is one which aims to achieve the average investment returns of its particular asset class. An example of a passive equity strategy would be an investment that aimed to mirror the ASX200 Australian share-market [...]

7 12, 2016

Investment FAQ – What’s the Difference between Defensive and Growth Assets?

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Investment FAQ - What's the Difference between Defensive and Growth Assets?   Some assets are classified as Growth assets and some are considered Defensive. Growth assets tend to be those whose returns can grow over time, such as equities and property. The risks on these types of assets are that there is no guarantee of [...]