Making investments in the contemporary world is as important as breathing. The inflation rate is rising at an increasing rate and to cope with that, it is really important to start investing at an early stage of life. The other valid reason to invest is the increasing life expectancy rate, and thus the expenses on health, etc, have also increased. Though our investable income has increased, the investment avenues have also increased at a duplicate rate. So, for the above-discussed reasons, it is important to invest in a source that would give us guaranteed returns in the future.


Any person or firm or entity that invests its capital in any source with the expectation of receiving returns in the future is known as an investor. Investment activities are rising at an increasing rate all over the world. As people are becoming aware of their future needs, they are resorting to investing more and more capital for future returns. There are various types of investors, some are risk takers and others are risk averse. Investors all over the world think from different perspectives before investing. So, in this article, we would know about the types of investors that exist over the world.