Constructing portfolios

Successful investing is a consequence of quality decision making. In this section you will find information to help educate your client and guide their decision making throughout their long-term investment journey.

Understanding managed funds

Managed funds, also known as managed investment schemes, unit trust, mutual funds, or simply ‘funds’, allow you to pool your money together with other investors so that you can invest in a range of assets that may otherwise be out of your reach. In this section, we provide a variety of education materials that explain the fundamentals of investing in a managed fund.

The case for Dynamic Asset Allocation

The Strategic Asset Allocation approach to fund management may be appropriate for investors with long time horizons, particularly those in the accumulation phase of their investment lives, but it may not be beneficial to those in retirement or pre-retirement. In the current environment , we believe the case for Dynamic Asset Allocation is more compelling than ever.

  • Why it pays to start investing early
    Why it pays to start investing early

    We believe it’s never too early to start investing. In fact, the earlier you start, the more you can make out of compound interest.

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  • Choosing the right investment approach
    Choosing the right investment approach

    Portfolio construction is all about investing in a variety of markets and strategies to create the most appropriate investment solution for investors. 

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  • What really drives returns?
    What really drives returns?

    Over the past few years headlines have been dominated by news of heightened market volatility and investors may be wondering what this means for their investments.

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  • Understanding investment risks
    Understanding investment risks

    To help you decide on the types of investments that can help meet your financial goals, this article takes a look at the different types of investment risk and how this relates to returns.

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Important notes

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