||Refers to the financial assets, or resources, that a company has to fund its business operations.
||The practice of investing in a variety of assets. This is a risk management technique where, in a well-diversified portfolio, any loss from an individual holding should be offset by gains in other holdings, thereby lessening the impact on the overall portfolio.
||Dividends represent a share in the profits of the company and are paid out to a company’s shareholders at set times of the year.
||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.
||The term for the gain or loss derived from an investment over a particular period. Total return includes income (in the form of interest or dividend payments) and capital gains.
||Refers to the dividends received by a holder of company shares and is usually expressed annually as a percentage based on the investment's cost, its current market value or face value. Dividends represent a share in the profits of the company and are paid out to a company’s shareholders at set times of the year.