How to manage investments

Putting plans into action

Now that you’ve read up on the investing basics, you may want to seek out a fund platform and a fund manager with the choice of funds and expertise that you need.

The steps below can help you get started on your investment journey.

The four-step process:

1. Assess your financial situation and set your investment goals.
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2. When looking at funds, read the fund factsheet to understand each fund in terms of its objective, scope and performance, and choose them according to your risk appetite.
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3. Allocate your assets between different types of funds and build a well-balanced portfolio with multiple funds of different investment scope.
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4. Review your portfolio periodically (for example, quarterly) and make adjustments to the allocation of assets as and when needed.