The Australian stock market makes up approx. 3% of the global stock market. Even the US stock market is just over 50% of the global stock market. As such, its important to avoid ‘home country bias’ and expand your investing universe to take advantage of opportunity around the world. Especially today with technology making it easier than ever before to access global markets.
The first thing every investor must do when investing overseas is exchange their money into a foreign currency. With 180 currencies around the world, its important to understand what changing money into different currencies means for your overall returns. In this episode we unpack this process and explain what you need to understand about exchange rates.
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