Top 3 Benefits of Using Forex Managed Funds in Your Portfolio

Published on 25th June 2018

Given the low levels of interest rates globally, it is understandable that investors are on the lookout for new and additional investment vehicles that can deliver growth to their portfolio.

In this article, we will look at Forex Managed Funds, which is growing in popularity among investors who want to tap into the multi-trillion-dollar forex market. We will look at the benefits and the ease of including forex managed funds to diversify and boost your portfolio returns.

But first, let’s have a look at what are forex managed funds. You may already be familiar with managed funds that are usually associated with equities. While there are many equity-based managed funds, they all invest in the stock market specific to their domestic market.

On the other hand, forex managed funds are focused on trading and taking advantage of the size and trading opportunities in the global forex market, which is massively bigger than any other stock market in the world.

By investing in a forex managed fund, you are getting access to a global market that has the volatility, depth of market and high level of liquidity you won’t get in any other market. 

Let’s have a look at some of the top benefits of using forex managed funds in your portfolio. 

  1. Access to a team of professional traders and money managers

The first key benefit of using forex managed fund is your access to a team of professional traders and money managers. These are the people who spend most of their time watching, monitoring and dealing with the markets. Most of them have decades of experience trading the markets. 

As your support team, these traders, risk managers and money professionals are there to execute trades on your behalf. They have the proper tools and platform to identify good trades and to execute those trades in a timely manner. 

  1. Saves you time and effort

There is no question that trading and investing takes time. Not only does it take time to learn about the markets. It also takes a lot of time and effort if you want to do the actual trading and investing yourself.

For most investors who are juggling full-time jobs and family responsibilities, they won’t have enough time to dedicate to monitor the markets or more so to do the actual trading and investing. 

By investing in a forex managed fund you can save a lot of time – months or even years of trying to learn the markets and how the different currencies move against other instruments. When you invest in a forex managed fund you gain access to time-tested and proven trading strategies that have been developed by professional teams. In order to get to their current live trading systems, hundreds and hundreds of systematic tests have been conducted. 

  1. You are in control

One of the most important benefits of investing in a forex managed fund is that you full access to your funds at all times. This means the money is in your name and you can decide how much to allocate per trade and when to stop or start a trade. 

Funds are fully-segregated and investors have full access to the account at all times.

When you invest in a forex managed fund, you can discuss all the parameters and details of your account with the team of professionals assigned to your account. That is the time when you can decide the details of your risk allocation, frequency of trades or trading systems you want to be used in your account. 

Having control of your account is one of the most vital benefits of using a forex managed account. It gives you peace of mind knowing you are in control and getting full assistance from a team of investment professionals. 

Want to know more about Synergy FX’s Forex Managed Accounts? 

Synergy FX has launched its newest offering – the Synergy Strategy – aimed at investors who want to tap into the highly liquid currency markets through the help of a team of traders and risk management experts. 

Synergy FX’s Managed Trading Accounts are designed for investors who want access to a team of market experts – traders and risk managers – who can do the actual trading for them. 

Using Synergy FX’s Managed Trading Account, investors are tailored to after careful analysis into their personal investment goals and risk profile.  The account, which requires a minimum investment of $10,000, will be managed by a dedicated team within Synergy FX. 

Is Synergy FX’s Managed Trading Account for everyone?

Synergy FX’s forex managed account caters to the full spectrum of investors including high-net-worth individuals, SMSF trustees, corporate account holders as well as private individual clients.

Investors who want to diversify and tap into the global currency markets can invest using our Managed Trading Account.

People who want to invest using the managed trading account need to complete a comprehensive risk profile, which will be analysed for objectives, risk appetite, and overall financial position, to ensure it is suitable for the client.

If you want to know how to use Forex Managed Accounts to boost your portfolio returns, contact us on: +61 2 8274 2600 or leave your details here and one of our team members will contact you as soon as possible.