||Anything having commercial or exchange value that is owned by a business, institution or individual.
||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.
||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.
||When the value of a particular share, market or sector swings up and down fairly frequently and/or significantly, it is considered volatile.