The “Hows” in Investing

HOW-TO: MATCH YOUR UNIT TRUST INVESTING WITH YOUR RISK APPETITE

HOW-TO: MATCH YOUR UNIT TRUST INVESTING WITH YOUR RISK APPETITE

When it comes to successful investing, the smart investor will only consider potential returns after first considering the risks involved. There are many levels of risk. In the lowest spectrum of risk, products such as fixed deposits may give you guaranteed potential...

HERE’S HOW TO EVALUATE YOUR UNIT TRUST FUND’S PERFORMANCE

HERE’S HOW TO EVALUATE YOUR UNIT TRUST FUND’S PERFORMANCE

HERE’S HOW TO EVALUATE YOUR UNIT TRUST FUND’S PERFORMANCEHold or sell? Buy or wait? These are important investment decisions for every investor. However, one thing is certain – investors should not base their decisions on emotions, or worse, rumours, but on the fund’s...

HOW DOES EQUITY CROWDFUNDING WORK IN MALAYSIA?

HOW DOES EQUITY CROWDFUNDING WORK IN MALAYSIA?

HOW DOES EQUITY CROWDFUNDING WORK IN MALAYSIA? Raising money can be the toughest part of starting and sustaining a business. No matter how brilliant your business idea is, execution will not happen without the funds. If you do not have a truckload of cash sitting in...

HOW TO INVEST IN STOCKS LIKE A PRO

HOW TO INVEST IN STOCKS LIKE A PRO

Recently, Tom bumped into Jerry (his college mate) while strolling in a shopping mall. They decided to have coffee together. Here is how their conversation went. Tom began with, ‘Hey bro, what brings you here?’ Jerry replied, ‘Annual General Meeting (AGM), bro. I was...

HOW-TO: START TRADING ON THE MALAYSIAN STOCK MARKET

HOW-TO: START TRADING ON THE MALAYSIAN STOCK MARKET

HOW-TO: START TRADING ON THE MALAYSIAN STOCK MARKET Watching share prices rise and fall can leave a beginner frozen with fear, especially those who are not used to the volatility[1] of the stock market. But whether you call it stock market trading, or owning and...

HOW-TO: INVEST IN BONDS

HOW-TO: INVEST IN BONDS

In times of heightened risk aversion, investors typically shift their investments from higher risk financial instruments like stocks, to safer fixed-income assets such as bonds. A bond is basically a debt security, similar to an IOU. Borrowers issue bonds to...