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Types of Investment Risks

All investments contain an element of risk. These include the risks from:

  • General market conditions
  • Fluctuations in currency exchange rates and interest rates
  • Possibility of companies defaulting or going bust

Risk Profiling

The key to successful investing is in understanding and managing these risks appropriately. It is important to consider how much risk you are willing to take, how prepared you are to lose part or all of your capital, and whether you have the ability to make good any losses incurred.

Risk profile coresponding to the targeted return:

Determine Your Risk Profile

  • Complete the four-question Risk Profiling Questionnaire to determine your risk profile.
  • Use the Risk Profile filter in the Fund Search tool to view funds in each risk category.
  • When you have selected your preferred fund, click “Buy Now” to transact via the DBS Online Funds Investment (OFI) platform on iWealth.

How to Invest

Use the Fund Search tool to view and select your preferred funds.