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Structured Investments: What are structured investments?

Structured investments are investment products offered by financial institutions. These investments are linked to the performance of various underlying assets such as interest rates, foreign exchange, equities, fixed income instruments or market indices.

Structured investments can give you potentially

higher returns

compared to fixed deposits



When you invest, your aim is to maximise your returns over a defined period of time.

Structured investments are a form of investment that can give you potentially higher return compared to fixed deposits. However, it does come with potentially higher risks.

Structured investments are linked to the

performance of underlying assets

such as interest rates, foreign exchange or market indices



This Knowledge Base category is intended to help you understand what structured investments are, how they work and what you should consider before you invest.

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Reprinted with permission from BankingInfo (A Consumer Education Programme by Bank Negara Malaysia)


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Knowledge Base ID :   1453
Last Reviewed :   May 22, 2014
Source :   BankingInfo
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