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Our Insights

Investment insights and analysis

Whether you’re an experienced investor or just finding out what investing is we’ve got a range of articles to help you understand more about investing. We regularly update our articles depending on what’s happening in the market so check back for future updates.

Responsible investing

Your investments are our first priority

But we’re also conscious about their impact on the world we live in. That’s why the shares and funds the Personal Portfolio Funds invest in are responsible investments – and they have been since 2016. By embracing responsible investing, you help the planet and could help your long-term returns, too. 

The impact of Covid-19

Are you concerned about the current uncertainty in the market and the impact this may be having on your investment? 

Stock market fluctuations

This guide looks at stock market fluctuations and what can cause them.

Investing regularly

In this guide we summarise the benefits of forming a regular investment habit. 

When is a good time to invest?

The sooner you start investing, the sooner your money could be working for you. 

Difference between saving and investing

We help you work out ways to start seeing your savings grow or take the first steps to start investing.

Reflections: The impact of Covid-19

For those who invest, there has also been the added worry of how the stock markets have performed. 

Creating a plan

Whatever you want to do in the future, you need to create a plan to make it happen.

Inflation and investing

If you aren’t aware of inflation or how to try and combat it, you could end up with less money to spend on the things you want.

Experienced investors

We look at five habits of experienced investors, to help you invest with confidence.

Market outlook

On our Market Outlook page, you can find updates on Royal Bank Invest and other investment news. Take a look at the investment activity from 1st January to the 31st March 2020.

Anything else we can help you with?