Investing In Brazil: 10 Tips
Here are 10 tips on investing in Brazil, specifically, on how to buy a Brazilian-based investment. You have a wide selection to choose from when it comes to investing in Brazil. Depending on your risk tolerance and available capital, you should try to spread your interests in Brazil over several different investments.
- Buy a Brazil Exchange Traded Fund, or ETF. An ETF that has Brazilian stocks included in the price is a good way to diversify your risk.
- Buy stock in a Brazilian company. There are many Brazilian stocks you can trade on the U.S. markets.
- Buy a Brazilian government bond. Research the issue and determine the maturity date of the bond before you buy.
- Choose a mutual fund that has Brazilian holdings. Find out the total percentage of Brazilian stocks that are in the mutual fund, and choose one that you feel comfortable holding for your timeline.
- Use a Brazil investment to hedge your overall portfolio. Buy several different Brazilian stocks, a mutual fund weighted heavily in Brazil, or use a Brazil bond to hedge your portfolio.
- Buy into a private Brazilian company. You will have to do some thorough research and obtain the appropriate permissions before you can invest in a private company located in Brazil.
- Purchase some real estate in Brazil. There are opportunities if you have the available capital. You must go through a registration process before being allowed to make an offer to buy property located in Brazil.
- Trade the Brazilian Real on the currency market. The currency market is subject to severe price movement at times, so be sure to use risk capital only if you choose to trade the Real.
- Invest in Brazil products monthly. Instead of deploying all of your capital at once, spread your buys over several months.
- Monitor your Brazil portfolio. You may find some opportunities at a better price if you have some ready cash to use.