Understanding investment risks

Investing always involves some degree of risk, so you must understand these before deciding on your investment approach.
Investing always involves some degree of risk, so you must understand these before deciding on your investment approach.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Relying solely on our savings is unlikely to accumulate an adequate nest egg for a comfortable retirement for most of us.

Some form of investing will be necessary to yield returns that can potentially build our wealth at a faster rate and to a higher level.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline 'Understanding investment risks'. Print Edition | Subscribe