Investing Quiz


How much do you know about Investing?


1. Kumiko made 3 cash injections (totalling 184,000 Japanese Yen) to buy Japanese Stocks - (i) ¥60,000 in 1988, the day before the stock market crash and start of Japanese lost decades (ii) another ¥60,000 just before the dot Com crash of 2001 and (iii) final ¥64,000 before the GFC in 2008. How much is her portfolio worth in 2018 after accounting for inflation?
2. A 70% Stocks 30% Bonds portfolio would have generated an average annual return of 9% since 1976. What's the worse that could have happened to a Medium or Long Term Investor with this portfolio since 1976?
3. You can invest in two ETFs. The first ETF has a total expense ratio of 0.2%, the second ETF costs 1% per year. You contribute $50,000 initially and then $10,000 annually over 25 years. What was the opportunity cost in holding the second ETF instead of the first, the day you retire?
4. In the UK alone, how many brokers went bust over the past decade?
5. How many ETFs do I need to invest cost-efficiently and be sufficiently diversified?
6. What is true about a tailored portfolio?
7. What's the trade-off of Bond ETFs vs. Cash? When yields rise by 1%, my Bond ETF will...
8. What's true about Gold?
9. An ETF like the iShares MSCI World allows me to ...
10. Over the past two decades...


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About Raph Antoine 75 Articles
Raph Antoine is a Portfolio Manager and Institutional Advisor that witnessed first-hand the 2008 Great Financial Crisis and the 2011 European Debt Crisis working for some of the most prestigious names in the financial industry. Raph has experience across multiple asset classes including Fixed Income and Equity products as well as bespoke Investment vehicles in multiple jurisdictions. Raph holds an MSc in Financial Engineering and is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder. He usually rides one of his two bikes. Rarely, a Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 8.0 (that is currently in family's attic) and most of the time a Gravel Pinnacle Arkose (his favorite) that he used to Cycle the World.