about the economic environment that might affect your share investments
- Industry sector - understand the industry
sector in which the company operates, for example, retail, property,
financial, IT&T, forestry, agriculture or listed trusts
- Basic economic knowledge - understand the
impact of economic events on the company. These can range from
macro economics, including interest, exchange and inflation
rates, through to micro policy, such as tariffs.
- Government - understanding the Government's
economic direction may help alert you to future policy decisions.