||Anything having commercial or exchange value that is owned by a business, institution or individual.
||Refers to the financial assets, or resources, that a company has to fund its business operations.
|Emerging economy or market
||Economies in the process of rapid growth and increasing industrialisation. Investments in emerging markets are generally considered to be riskier than those in developed markets.
||Shares of ownership in a company.
||If a fund is ‘overweight’ a stock, it holds a larger proportion of that stock than the comparable index or sector.
|Price-earnings ratio / P/E ratio
||A measure that compares a company's current share price to its earnings per share. It provides a guide to the market's opinion about the company's future earnings prospects. Calculated by dividing the market value per share by the earnings per share.
||The chance that an investment's return will be different to what is expected. Risk includes the possibility of losing some or all of the original investment.
||Financial term for a paper asset – usually a share in a company or a fixed income security also known as a bond.
||Measures used for determining the current worth of an asset or company.