Getting Started In Unit Trust Investing [Infographic]
This article is sponsored by Securities Commission Malaysia, under its InvestSmart initiative.
To most Malaysians, the term “unit trust investing” involves a few simple steps where one deposits money into a fund, and then patiently waits for an increase in value while forgetting about it. If only it were that simple, right? Well, the good news is unit trust investing is indeed not that difficult, and in this leaflet we are going to show you how to get started!
With hundreds of unit trust funds to choose from, how would you go about making an investment decision? As a general rule, always remember that unit trust funds work best as long-term investments. By understanding the nature of each fund and evaluating your own risk tolerance, you can select funds that provide either a regular income stream or capital growth, or a combination of both. By spreading your investment amongst different trust funds, you can create a unique unit trust portfolio that controls risks and generates potential returns. Now let’s get started!
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