Are you going to let these COVID-19 opportunities pass you by?

Panic, overinflated fear, and now false recoveries. Stimulus packages ,  RBA cuts , national lockdowns,  empty supermarket shelves,  rollercoaster activity on the stock market, and exponential escalations in the coronavirus death toll. After reading that, your brain might feel like it is travelling at a million miles an hour. Many investors may find it challenging to […]

Financial Market trend 2020 and beyond: ESG Investing

As we enter the 1styear of the 2020 decade, the YIG team thought it would be interesting to discuss about the future likely trend of the financial market. The team have figured ESG investing, specifically regards to climate change, will have a significant impact on the market. Whether you believe in Climate Change or not, […]

Breaking down the fundamentals of financial derivatives

Before I start, I am obliged to remind our viewers that this is not advice only general commentary from my extensive research in this area. What is a Derivative Security? A Derivative Security is a financial instrument whose value depends on the underlying asset. Examples of Derivative Securities are: Futures Forwards Options Swaps Examples of […]

Understanding relationships between return, diversifiable risk and undiversifiable risk

You may have heard of the phrase “risk it for the biscuit”, which basically means, to earn a reward, you must take risks. Sacrificing what you currently own for a better future. This concept applies in many cases in life, financial markets too. The logic behind “risk and return” is described by the nature of […]