Key Events for Investors to Watch in 2019
2018 marked a tumultuous year for stock markets across the globe. The ups and downs that markets experienced can be attributed to key events that...
4 ETFs You Can Invest Through CPF Investment Scheme
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...
6 reasons why you should start a Share Builders Plan now!
Here are 6 reasons why you should start a Share Builders Plan (SBP) now! Start from as low as $100 per counter and kick-start your...
A Ticket to Retirement with ETF and SRS
According to the Ministry of Finance in 2017, 34% or about $2.34 billion of Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) funds are lying idle as cash. Instead...
Good Business = Good Investment? Think Again!
Working in the financial market giving commentaries can be a challenge. Although this is an extremely broad field, people expect us to be subject matter...
Go Global – Investing Around the World
Part 1. Why? Why do you trade? To make money I hope. But where do you trade? Our data on YOUR trading behaviour suggests that YOU suffer from a home country bias. Majority of you trade only on the Singapore stock exchange at SGX! Recently, I celebrated a birthday (not mine) with an upscale international…Read More
Brexit: 4 Investments Worth Looking At
What is Brexit? The United Kingdom (UK) has been a key member state of the European Union (EU), being one of its largest economies. But the EU’s foundations were shaken in 2016 when Britain held a referendum which saw 51.9% voters opting for the UK to leave the EU. It was a result that surprised…Read More
Thailand’s Economic Outlook 2019: Marching on from Political and Global Risks
Thailand’s Year-on-Year (YoY) Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Annual Growth Rate came in at 4.1% for the year 2018 as compared to 2017’s 4% – marking 2018 as the year which saw the paciest growth since 2012.1 Economists had earlier expected growth to recover in 4Q18 after a sharp slowdown in 3Q18. According to a Bloomberg…Read More
Why Women Should Start Investing
International Women’s Day was marked on Friday, 8 March 2019. In line with that, we would like to highlight the importance of investing for women. More than ever, women today form a vital part of the workforce. Female representation in employment has become increasingly diverse over the years. Gone are the days where ladies primarily…Read More
Three Defensive Sectors for a Volatile 2019
2018 was the worst performing year for the stock market in a decade since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and NASDAQ were down 5.6%, 6.2% and 4% respectively.1 After the volatile end to 2018, investors are bracing themselves for an unpredictable new year, with the US-China trade…Read MoreSee All