News about the share market’s ups-and-downs, and resources to help you make investing decisions in uncertain times.
Published date 27 April 2022
7 min read
In this monthly series, we ask share market commentators to give their take on the state of global share markets.
Published date 23 February 2022
3 min read
How long you plan to invest for—aka a ‘time horizon’ is an important decision. Generally, this has a big impact on the type of things you invest in.
Dollar-cost averaging is when you choose to invest a certain amount on a particular investment regularly, regardless of whether the share price is high or low.
Published date 26 January 2022
4 min read
Let’s look at why the markets have been up and down (but mostly down) since the start of the year, and how to prepare your portfolio for future uncertainty.
Published date 9 August 2021
5 min read
If you take a look at a line graph of any share price history, you might see all kinds of movements. Sometimes it goes up in price, sometimes it goes down.
Published date 23 July 2021
Before selling your shares, you might want to think about your goals, the price you’re locking in, and whether or not you need the money.
Published date 27 May 2021
Investing for the long term is a strategy where you expect an investment to grow over many years—even if its value goes up and down in the short term.
Published date 12 April 2021
6 min read
Different investments have different levels of risk. But what does this mean in practice? What’s the difference between low-risk and high-risk investments?
Published date 9 April 2021
By investing across lots of different things, you spread your money around. It’s like the old cliche—“don’t put all your eggs in one basket”.
Published date 23 March 2021
Choosing when to invest is entirely your choice, but it can help to think about your goals, financial responsibilities, and when you’ll need your money.