If you’ve got a balanced attitude to risk, it’s likely that you already have an interest in investing and are comfortable with the ups and downs of the stock market.
Other people with this attitude to risk often share a number of common traits:
- You’re happy to put a significant proportion of your money in shares or other longer-term investment types.
- You accept that there’s a risk of losing your money, but this is balanced with the prospect of greater growth.
- You might have an interest in and knowledge of the stock market.
- You understand the general risks involved with investing.
Medium risk funds take risks to provide greater returns. They tend to contain higher risk fixed interest investments, shares and commercial property. These may be outside the UK.