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Why invest in HSBC World Selection Portfolios
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Setting up your portfolio
How it works
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2. Go to Investments
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3. Start buying and selling
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Low risk portfolio
World Selection 1
Typically, the fund will have a significant bias towards investments with fixed interest strategies, with a maximum of 25% investment in or exposure to company shares.[@world-selection-risk-level-1]
Low to medium risk portfolio
World Selection 2
Typically, the fund will have a bias towards investments with fixed interest strategies, but may have up to 50% investment in or exposure to company shares and up to 25% exposure in alternatives.[@world-selection-risk-level-2]
Medium risk portfolio
World Selection 3
The portfolio will hold at least 70% fixed income securities and company shares, and may gain exposure of up to 30% in alternatives.[@world-selection-risk-level-3]
Medium to high risk portfolio
World Selection 4
The portfolio will hold at least 65% fixed income securities and company shares, and may gain exposure of up to 35% in alternatives.[@world-selection-risk-level-4]
High risk portfolio
World Selection 5
The portfolio will hold at least 55% fixed income securities and company shares with a bias towards shares, and may gain exposure of up to 45% in alternatives.[@world-selection-risk-level-5]
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Important considerations when investing
Please note we may require additional supporting information regarding the source of your funds and wealth, in order to meet the due diligence requirements of our local regulator. We will contact you if this is required.
This is a non-advised investment service for investors who want to make their own investment decisions. The content on this webpage does not, and is not intended to constitute advice. Therefore if you trade through this service HSBC Expat will not assess the suitability of the transactions for you. If you are in any doubt about the suitability of an investment transaction, we recommend you seek financial advice.
Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. It is important that you understand the risks and charges associated with any investment. Before investing, please check the specific product literature on this website, including the fact sheets and Key Investor Information Documents in order to compare the risks and charges associated with your chosen funds.
Whilst banking and investing offshore may have potential tax benefits for you, tax rules differ from country to country. If you are unsure about your personal tax obligations, you should seek professional advice. It is your responsibility to disclose your income to the tax authorities.
For UK Resident Investors: The share classes of the HSBC Portfolios - World Selection (Luxembourg registered) that are available for distribution in Jersey do not have UK Reporting Fund status. UK taxation rules apply and you should always seek professional advice.