3 reasons to invest in InvestSMART Market Leaders
- Market Leaders gives you a diversified managed portfolio of 20 of Australia’s biggest listed companies by market capitalization.
- In times of volatility many investors look to bigger, better-known companies that they feel have less risk. The following graph shows how the ASX 20 has performed 2007-08 Financial YTD to 23 April 2008.
SOURCE: Macquarie Private Wealth
- Time in the markets, not timing the markets. A lot of investors try to pick the bottom of a market, only realising too late that they have well and truly missed it. At this point many of these investors will stay on the sidelines hoping to invest back at the lows, which may never be seen again. This opportunity loss leads to the worst investing trait – indecision!
Fall in Australian Shares greater than 20% since 1960
SOURCE: Bloomberg, AMP Capital Investors
A better strategy is to make regular monthly contributions into InvestSMART Market Leaders or other investments over the next 12 months, which will enable you to average your entry price over time.
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The InvestSMART Team