Glossary

Term Definition
Capital Refers to the financial assets, or resources, that a company has to fund its business operations.
Equities Shares of ownership in a company.
Inflation
The rate of increase in the cost of living. Inflation is usually quoted as an annual percentage, comparing the average price this month with the same month a year earlier.
Risk 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.