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  • Lithium Related Companies: The Next Big Thing?

    Chiang Jin Liang | POEMS Dealer |  | Oct 2, 2017

    Demand for Lithium surged in tandem with electric car productions. According to the International Energy Agency, the number of electric cars globally is predicted to soar from 2 million in 2016 to 70 million by 2025. Being one of the top Lithium producing nations, Chile has seen export volume increased exponentially in recent years to…Read More

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

    Mr Jason Fu | Dealing Manager |  | Sep 19, 2017

    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

  • Singapore Taxi Sector Outlook

    Mr Timothy Ang | Equity Dealer |  | Sep 4, 2017

    Source: It has been a few years since Grab and Uber entered the taxi scene, and it is no surprise that Singapore’s transport industry has been affected for the most part, at least when we are looking at taxi fares or how many options for private transport we have now such as ride sharing…Read More

  • 4 Considerations before Buying Banking Stocks

    Chiang Jin Liang | POEMS Dealer |  | Aug 28, 2017

    Banking can be a risky business. This business is exposed to business cycles from various sectors. The oil price rout between June 2014 to January 2015 eventually forced our local banks to write off bad loans related to the distressed oil and gas sector. Stock prices of local banks tumbled more than 30% as a…Read More

  • 4 ETFs You Can Invest Through CPF Investment Scheme

    Mr Jason Fu | Dealing Manager |  | Aug 25, 2017

    Many of you might already know 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…Read More

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