Term Definition
Asset Anything having commercial or exchange value that is owned by a business, institution or individual.
Developed economy/market Well-established economies with a high degree of industrialisation, standard of living and security.
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.
Equities Shares of ownership in a company.
Valuation metrics Measures used for determining the current worth of an asset or company.