Education

"Being a better investor means educating yourself and understanding how the stock market works. A better investor will choose their investments wisely and prosper."

Investing basics

A 'how-to' guide for investing if you don’t know where to start.

1

What is a share? And how is it different to other types of investments?

2

Understanding share prices

3

Different types of shares?

4

What returns do you get from shares?

5

How to read stock prices

6

What prices to buy or sell at when trading shares

7

Placing orders and costs

8

Building a portfolio and managing risks

Seasoned investor

Furthering investment opportunities for your experienced investor.

1

The Price/Earnings ratio (PE)/Book ratio

2

Understanding profits

3

The Price/Earnings to Growth (PEG) ratio

4

The dividend yield

5

Net Asset Value and Price/Book ratio

6

Return on Equity (RoE)

7

Cash flow – the king of financial analysis

8

Cash flow ratios

9

Discount cash flow valuations

10

Profiting from risk

11

Risk and the Sharp ratio


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