What drives investment markets?

Key insights on how market ups and downs can affect investment performance

Do you want to know how investment markets are affected by the economy? Perhaps you’d like to understand how the government stimulates economic growth? Or maybe you’d like to learn about risk and return and how they affect your investment performance?

Find out the answers to these questions and more by checking out our education module on understanding market ups and downs.


You’ll also learn about:

  • terms such as volatility and market timing 
  • the different types of investments and the effect of risk on returns
  • strategies for minimising risk
  • how to work out your investor profile to understand what type of investment strategy is right for you.


Want to know more?

Have a look at our education module on investment basics or our article on things to watch out for when investing.

If you’d like more information or advice, you can find an adviser online or call us on 131 267 so we can find someone to help you.

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