Investing protection: Top risks for 2012

John Addis grills the analytical team to find out what keeps them up at night, and how to prepare for it.

This time last year we published Protecting what’s yours: Top risks for 2011, a two part-series on what might go wrong and how to protect yourself against that possibility. With 529 votes at an average of 4.1, it reached second place in our top 20 stories of last year.

The two-part series listed a potential Chinese slowdown, a high Australian dollar, inflationary (and deflationary) risk and a possible fall in house prices as the major threats.


{{ twilioFailed ? 'SMS Code Failed to Send…' : 'SMS Code Sent…' }}

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

We cannot send you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

If you didn't receive SMS code please

SMS code cannot be sent due to: {{ twilioStatus }}

Please select one of the options below:

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

The email address you entered is registered with InvestSMART.

Please login or select "Don't know password"

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Register as a new member

(using a different email)

Related Articles