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Expanding Horizons: The Importance of Investing in Global Markets


In today’s world where interconnectivity is increasing across different regions, the opportunities to invest in the international markets keep increasing. While North American markets have been great for investors, it is becoming difficult to not pay attention to the international markets. Let’s talk about what are the benefits and why it’s important.

Manage your risk by diversifying into different markets:

When it comes to risk management for every investor, two things should always be top priority.

1. Trying to increase investment returns without increasing portfolio risk.

2. Trying to reduce portfolio risk without reducing investment returns.

One of the best ways to achieve the above two is by diversifying your portfolio into different regions. While North American markets have a wide array of investment options and industries, they’re definitely not immune to economic downturns, political volatility, or market fluctuations. Investing globally allows investors to diversify the risk without giving up potential investment returns. This diversification serves as a hedge against localized risks and can help cushion the impact of downturns in specific markets.

Participate in Growing Markets and Emerging Economies:

In the last few decades, we have seen opportunities emerge in several economies throughout the world. Emerging markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Africa are experiencing rapid growth and industrialization, presenting the potential for high returns on investments. By tapping into these economies, investors can increase the probability of participating in unique opportunities.

While North American markets continue to offer substantial opportunities, the importance of investing in global markets cannot be overstated. Diversification across international markets not only makes your portfolio more resilient to market movement, but also gives you a higher probability of success. Please speak with your advisor, or click here to book a free consultation about opportunities in the global markets.

Jai Gandhi,  Investment Advisor

Jai Gandhi is an Investment Advisor at Endeavour Wealth Management with iA Private Wealth, an award-winning office as recognized by the Carson Group. Endeavour Wealth Management provides comprehensive wealth management planning for business owners, professionals and individual families. This information has been prepared by Jai Gandhi who is a Investment Advisor for iA Private Wealth and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of iA Private Wealth. The information contained in this newsletter comes from sources we believe reliable, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability. The opinions expressed are based on analysis and interpretation dating from the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. Furthermore, they do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any of the securities mentioned. The information contained here in may not apply to all types of investors. The Investment Advisor can open accounts only in the provinces in which they are registered. iA Private Wealth Inc. is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. iA Private Wealth is a trademark and business name under which iA Private Wealth Inc. operates.


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