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  • The Best of Both Worlds: REIT + ETF = REIT ETF

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Apr 23, 2018

    What are REITs? Real Estates Investment Trusts (REITs) are funds that invest in a portfolio of income-generating real estate assets such as shopping malls, offices, industrial estates, hotels, etc.[1] REITs can be classified according to the type of real estates they invest in and the geographic locations they are in: Retails REITs (eg. CapitaMall Trust,…Read More

  • 4 ETFs You Can Invest Through CPF Investment Scheme

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Apr 23, 2018

    Many of you already knew that you can use your CPF monies to invest via the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS). According to the information provided by CPF Board[1], any CPF member who fulfils the following criteria is eligible to participate in CPFIS: at least 18 years old not an undischarged bankrupt have more than $20,000…Read More

  • A Ticket to Retirement with ETF and SRS

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Apr 23, 2018

    According to the Ministry of Finance, 34% or about $2.34 billion of Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) funds are lying idle as cash[1]. Instead of letting your SRS funds lay idle, there is a range of SRS-approved investment products that allow you to maximise the funds in your SRS account. In this article, we will learn…Read More

  • Small Steps to Grow Your ETF Portfolio

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Apr 23, 2018

    Many investors are intimidated by the idea of investing a lump sum of money into any particular financial asset. The fear of market crashes or the lack of financial knowledge may drive potential investors away from making their first step in investment, which delays the laying of the foundation for their investment portfolio. There are…Read More

  • China Bond ETFs: A Good Diversification Option?

    Chiang Jin Liang | POEMS Dealer |  | Apr 20, 2018

    The recent geopolitical tension between the US and China has resulted in a spike in volatility within the stock market. The CBOE volatility index has surged from record low levels to 21.4 and several major indices like Dow Jones Industrial index has also declined about 10% from their January 2018 peak. For the first quarter…Read More

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