Everything you need to expand, deepen, or refresh your knowledge on the fundamentals of investing.
Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned investor, increasing your knowledge can go a long way in helping you make informed decisions to reach your financial goals.
Investor Essentials: What is a tax wrapper?
11 August 2022|7 min
If you’ve been following our Investing Essentials series, at this point you should have an appreciation of how your investment portfolio can be left to enjoy the power of compounding, and how a diversified portfolio can help you reach your investment goal and potentially set-up a better financial future for you and your family.
What is market volatility? A guide to why prices go up and down
31 January 2022|5 min
Every investor hopes the value of their investments will increase over time. However, sometimes the value of an investment falls, stays flat or fluctuates up and down. When investment values change fast, it is said that financial markets are volatile. But why does market volatility happen?
Nutmeg Explores: How we trade
23 April 2021|5 min
In this issue of Nutmeg Explores our head of trading, Jason Conan-Davies, explains how we trade, the benefits for Nutmeg clients of our in-house trading team and how we use our fractional ETF trading facility to make the process efficient and low cost for clients.
Why you shouldn’t stop your regular investment contributions when markets go down
30 March 2021|7 min
Whether you’re saving for retirement or building your investment portfolio, it can be tempting to hit “pause” when things don’t quite go to plan. Before you stop your monthly contributions take a moment to consider your options and make sure you’re making the right choice for your future.
How Nutmeg manages GBP volatility: currency hedging explained
21 December 2020|4 min
Currency fluctuations are often top of mind for professional and private investors alike. Currency exposure is an important part of a globally diversified multi–asset portfolio, and therefore an important part of asset allocation decisions. Depending on the asset mix and overall risk, the level of currency risk can be a significant contributor to portfolio returns and volatility – as well as an important source of diversification.