||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.
||Gross domestic product
||An index represents a particular market or a portion of it, serving as a performance indicator for that market.
||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.
|Share / Equity
||A unit of ownership in a company or a mutual fund. This gives investors a stake in a company, and potentially a share in its future profits.
||The worth of an asset or company based on its current price
||When the value of a particular share, market or sector swings up and down fairly frequently and/or significantly, it is considered volatile.