n Personal Finance Newsletter - A time for capital guarantee products? : investments
|Article Title||A time for capital guarantee products? : investments|
|© Publisher:||Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd|
|Journal||Personal Finance Newsletter|
|Publication Date||Oct 2006|
|Pages||2 - 3|
Extracted from text ... 2 October 2006 Moneyweb's PERSONAL FINANCE EVERY so often, financial services providers cook up a new product that offers its investors some sort of capital guarantee. The products are popular because they prey on investors' fear that they might lose money through a direct bet on the market. As the market climbs higher and higher, the possibility of a major crash seems to get higher. And the crash in global markets that happened in May is a stark reminder that share prices are unpredictable and volatile. Structured products with capital guarantees ensure that you won't lose your capital, but ..
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