If you have ever sat down with a financial planner, or even read any of the numerous investment articles that the internet is peppered with, you will be bombarded by an avalanche of so-called investment rules of thumb. You have the ‘100 minus your age’ rule, the 60-40 rule, the 70-30 rule, and so on.

So which rule do you follow if you need to build a balanced investment portfolio? Or any investment portfolio, for that matter? This depends primarily on your risk profile and risk appetite.

Let us first see what risk appetite and ‘balanced investment portfolio’ mean.

Read the full article published originally on Financial Express: How to build a portfolio that matches your risk appetite