Category: Risk

Risk: Foreign Currency Effects on Foreign Investments Return

Below is my StashAway investment return on Friday, 23rd July 2021 denominated in US Dollars (USD). Total Investments (USD): $218.20Total Returns (USD)        :    -$2.61Current Value (USD)       : $215.59 As shown above, I’m currently making a loss of -$2.61 🙁 but what about my returns denominated in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)? Total Investments (MYR): RM901.00Total […]

Diversification: It Is Not A Competition

My Investment Analysis lecturer always repeats the following mantra. “When you speak about investment, concentrate more on risk and less on return.” The common mistake we tend to do is to seek for investment instruments with the highest return. We then proceed to invest in them without taking any consideration of the purpose or risk […]

Gold Price Rises When There Is Blood In The Streets

So, the new year or the new decade started with a bang! On January 3rd, 2020, U.S. conducted a drone strike near Baghdad International Airport killing Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Forces. Six days after, the tension between the US and Iran continues to rise, threatening a full-blown war between both nations. […]