To invest is to allocate money with the expectation of some benefits in the future. In finance, the benefit from investment is called a return. The return may consists of capital gain and/or investment income, including dividends, interest, rental income etc. the projected economic return is the appropriately discounted value of the future returns, the historic return comprises the actual capital gain (or loss) and/or income over a period of time. Investors generally expect higher returns from riskier investments. Financial assets range from low-risk, low return investments such as high-grade government bonds, to those with higher risk and higher expected commensurate reward, such as emerging markets stock investments.
Investment is a friend indeed because of the enormous benefits investors have enjoyed from investing their resources in diverse investment. Highlighted, explained and analyse below some of the benefits of investment or investing are.
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