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Knowing your Investing Personality: Part II

In our second attempt to look at how our investing personality impact the way we invest, we look at the psychology based concept of behavioural finance. Behavioural finance studies shows that our imbedded personality traits along with emotional and mental behavioural biases contributes to the...

28th May: NZ, AU, World & Crypto

New Zealand Market The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 47.63 points, or 0.6 percent, to 8,638.4 at the end of business on 25th May, 2018. Within the index, 32 stocks rose, 13 fell and five were unchanged. Comvita led the index higher, up 2.8 percent to...

Knowing your Investing Personality

We at Investify have always believed in the saying “No one cares about your money more than you”. After all nobody knows you and your situation better than you do. Therefore, you may be the most qualified person to do your own investing … and of...

Common Mistakes Made by Young Investors

Mistakes are a daily part of life. Every one of us make mistakes, but the most important thing is what we learn from our mistakes. It is not uncommon for the young investors to make mistakes, but when you are dealing with money, mistakes with...

Long-Term or Short-Term Investments.. Which one to Choose?

There are many who try to play the market or speculate with day trading. We at Investify, always believed that investing is a long-term process. Although there are many who make money through day trading, it is very risky and you really need to understand...

The Investment Strategy

Investors should always keep in mind that when they are buying a stock, they are becoming a part owner of that company. So, short-term market movements aside, the value of the investment depends on the health of the business. Start with an industry or a company...

Understanding different markets

In respect to shares of a public listed company, the most commonly known terms are the “Primary market” and the “Secondary market”. The primary market refers to the market where securities are created, while the secondary market is one in which they are traded among...

Importance of a Good Management

A strong management is the backbone of any successful company. This is not to say that employees are not also important, but it is management that ultimately makes the strategic decisions. You can think of management as the captain of a ship. While not physically...

New Zealand and Australian Stock Market

In a report compiled by the Australian Security Exchange, it is estimated that 6.48 million investors (36%) have some form of share ownership either directly or through managed funds or superannuation schemes. In New Zealand, the number of individual investors has also dramatically increased in...

Establishment of the Stock Market

The first genuine stock markets didn’t arrive until the 1500s. However, there were plenty of early examples of markets which were like stock markets. In the 1100s, for example, France had a system where courretiers de change managed agricultural debts throughout the country on behalf...