Investing in the economic market is basically the act of putting money into a vehicle and hoping that it drives returns over a period of time.

There are largely 3 ways for you to invest in the economic market and we are here to discuss which is the best solution for you to adopt. Each of the approaches has their pros and cons and we are here to discuss more on each of them especially now that online platforms are a big part of these services.

Beat or Match the Index?

You may be thinking… what is an Index Benchmark? ???? In simple words, an index is like the performance of the market. Here’s a simple idea in the image below, where the chart tracks the index. For the STI (Straits Times Index) it tracks the top 30 companies in Singapore which includes a variety of industries eg. DBS, OCBC …