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The IC guide to asset classes

Understand the asset classes on offer to investors
The IC guide to asset classes

Key Points:

  • Should you buy equities, bonds or any other assets?
  • Understanding various asset classes can help you make better investment decisions

Picking the correct assets is considered one of the most important factors in determining long-term results from investment portfolios.

Investors should spread their money across multiple asset classes to reduce the risk if one of the types of investment falls upon hard-times. Different assets tend not to work in lock-step with one another – when one is weak, another might be performing well.

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