Many investors worry about timing their investments. In other words, trying to decide when is a good time to start investing or add to their positions and when they should hold off.
We have recently seen an increase in market volatility, especially in the US equity market with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 3% twice this month (on the 5th and the 14th of August) and with market moves of over 1% seen on 8 trading days out to 10 so far this month (as of 14th August).
In this blog we will discuss how MYTHEO selects the ETFs to include in customer portfolios and how we determine how much of each ETF to hold (i.e. the portfolio “weightage”).
When investors start investing outside of Malaysia it is natural to worry about foreign exchange risk. If you invest in assets denominated in a foreign currency, say US dollars, then your return will depend not only on the return of the asset itself but also on movements in the USD:MYR exchange rate.
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