||Anything having commercial or exchange value that is owned by a business, institution or individual.
||Occurs when the current value of an investment is greater than the initial amount invested.
||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.
||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.
||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.