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  • Disrupting Sectors with Thematic ETFs

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Jul 3, 2019

    Introduction to Traditional Sector Classifications A sector refers to an area of an economy in which the businesses share the same operating characteristics, related products or services. Each sector may contain a subset of industries. For example, healthcare firms may include hospitals and medical equipment providers while consumer staples firms produce essential products like food,…Read More

  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy US Stocks

    Roger Chan |  |  | Jun 19, 2019

    Pinpointing market tops is difficult. In recent years, market reports and commentaries from financial analysts to investment gurus have warned their readers and viewers about “how the US bull market is losing steam…”1, “how the US market correction is way overdue…”2 and that the “Trump Rally will eventually fail”.3 While Wall Street sceptics have been…Read More

  • Go Global – Investing Around The World

    Tan Chek Ann | Senior Dealer |  | May 30, 2019

    Part 2. How? We hope that we have convinced you to beat your home bias in our previous article. So you want to invest in foreign markets now. But how? In an effort to beat my own home bias, I visited Hanoi last week with a group of friends. It was the first time anyone…Read More

  • Invest in the Future with Thematic ETFs

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | May 15, 2019

    It is an unavoidable temptation for us to speculate and to predict the future. To think about the future is to venture into the unknown. To imagine how our lives might be affected by new tools, new methods or new innovations. Similarly, thematic investing is an investment strategy that involves following certain social, economic, corporate,…Read More

  • Investing in Indonesia – Things to Know

    Mr. Chen JinHui | Equity Dealer |  | May 2, 2019

    2019 is slated to be a busy year, with a number of countries having held or scheduled to hold their elections. These countries include Thailand, Japan, Canada and Hong Kong. Indonesia, the country with the largest population in Southeast Asia, held its elections in April. With that as the backdrop, let us explore the investment…Read More

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