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Types of investments
When it comes to investing in managed funds there are a wide range of investment options to choose from - be it income assets, growth assets, or diversified funds that offer a combination of both.
The right type of investment for you will depend on your investment objectives, timeframe and appetite for risk.
(Also known as Defensive assets)
|Cash, bonds and mortgage securities are considered income assets. They typically deliver returns in the form of income (i.e. pay regular income or interest payments to the customer).
Income assets are generally more stable and may feature:
Shares and property are classified as growth assets.
Over time they generally provide returns in the form of capital growth.
Growth assets can be considered higher in risk and may feature: