Investors have to understand different asset classes. The upside, downside, risk and return is unique to each asset class. Building a portfolio is a process of creating a balance across asset classes. Learning about asset classes is the first step in mastering asset allocation which drives most of the return in your investments.
On completion of this course, you will have learnt the difference between some of the main asset classes. Their pros and cons and what sort of risk and return they can bring to your portfolio. This course is a good place to start your investment journey as it is easy to understand and contains essential core learning.