Go back
07 November 2023 14h30
Source: Banco Carregosa

Where should I invest 25,000 euros?

Where should I invest 25,000 euros?


Onde investir 25000 euros 

Stocks, bonds, investment funds, and so much more. Find out where you can invest 25,000 euros.


An investment of 25,000 euros is an important financial decision that can give you the opportunity to put your money to work for you. The wise management of this amount is the key to achieving your financial goals. But with so many investment options to choose from, making the right choice is not an easy task. Find out where you can invest 25,000 euros and make a prudent and informed decision. 



1. Portfolio management, a proactive strategy

The first thing to remember when deciding where to invest 25,000 euros is that ... you don’t have to. You can leave the selection, management and monitoring of this investment in the hands of the professionals. This service is known as portfolio management and is provided by experienced asset managers who will look for the best possible investments to meet your needs. The aim, of course, is to optimise returns, taking into account the investor’s risk profile, time horizon and objectives. 

Managers select different asset classes and analyse companies, sectors and geographies so investors doesn’t have to. 

The investment portfolio is subject to ongoing analysis so that adjustments can be made on a regular basis, for example, in line with macroeconomic situation. 

All the investor has to do is subscribe to the service and leave the decisions to the experts.



2. Investment funds, liquidity options 

Investment funds are another alternative for those with 25,000 euros to invest. They cover a wide range of assets, such as stocks, bonds or real estate. Fund managers make decisions according to the fund’s objectives and strategies. Figures show steady growth over recent decades. 

 Evolução dos Fundos de Investimento na União Europeia

[Source: Fundspeople]


This type of investment allows you to benefit from the expertise of professional managers, making it even more attractive to the less experienced investors. In addition, most investment funds have low minimum subscriptions, which allows for greater diversification and relative liquidity, as in many cases it is possible to buy and redeem at any time with no transaction costs.



3. Direct investment in equities, for long-term returns

If you prefer to pick and choose the companies in which to invest 25,000 euros, then a direct investment in shares is a good place to start.

Investing in shares can be profitable over the long term, but it also involves greater risk. Direct investors buy and sell shares at their own risk. The stock market is volatile and prices can rise and fall rapidly as a result of financial events, political upheaval and other unforeseen factors. To deal with this uncertainty, it is advisable to seek professional advice and to monitor your investments.

Investors can use a number of strategies to manage risk. They can invest for the long term by buying shares in solid companies and holding them for years or decades, and they can diversify their portfolios to minimise risk and protect their invested capital. 



4. Investing in ETFs, smart diversification

ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) are investment vehicles that provide an efficient and diversified way to participate in the financial markets. With ETFs, investors can easily buy and sell their positions through exposure to sectors, indices, geographies or themes. For example, an ETF that tracks an index of technology stocks can offer significant growth potential and allow investors to gain exposure to several technology companies with a single investment, which would not be possible if they bought shares in just one company. If the investor wanted to have the same exposure in their portfolio as they have in the ETF, they would have to buy shares in several companies, which would require more analysis, monitoring and investment. 

The same is true, for example, if you buy an ETF with the intention of gaining exposure to a particular geography. By buying an ETF, investors can invest in different international markets and specific geographical locations, allowing them to diversify across borders.

ETFs are an affordable and flexible way to build a diversified portfolio and can be a valuable tool for investors of all experience levels. And the data shows that ETFs are one of the main preferences of investors.



5. Bonds, strategies for maximising wealth

Bonds are a type of debt issued by governments, companies or other entities to raise capital in financial markets. Investing in bonds involves lending money to an entity in exchange for periodic interest payments and the return of the principal amount when the bond matures. They are considered a fixed income investment because they provide a regular payment of interest at a predetermined rate. 

One of the most important things to consider is the credit risk of the issuer. Rating agencies such as Moody's and Standard & Poor's regularly assign credit ratings to bond issuers to help investors assess this risk. In addition to credit risk, investing in bonds can also involve interest rate risk, currency risk and other risks. As with any other type of investment, you can balance your portfolio by diversifying your investment across a number of bonds from different issuers and with different maturities. To deal with this uncertainty, it is advisable to seek professional advice.



6. Fixed-term deposits are also an investment

Although we are used to thinking of fixed-term deposits as a form of saving rather than an investment, the truth is that fixed-term deposit rates are at attractive levels. The rise in the European Central Bank's key interest rate has pushed fixed-term deposit rates to levels not seen for a number of years.

Setting up a fixed-term deposit can therefore be seen as an alternate way of investing and diversifying your risks. As with all investments, in order to choose the solution that best suits your investment objectives, you must consider the characteristics of the deposit in which you wish to invest.




Banco Carregosa, investing since 1833

These are just some of the options for investing 25,000 euros, but there are other alternatives to consider in order to make the most of your assets. Contact the team of experts at Banco Carregosa and benefit from our experience to help you make the best financial decisions.