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  • 3 Major Hong Kong IPOs You May Be Interested In

    Jieyuan Zheng | Investment Analyst | Phillip Securities Research | Aug 10, 2018

    In the first half of 2018, there were 108 new stocks listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX).[1] Xiaomi, one of the most recent companies to launch an IPO, debuted on the HKEX on 9th July with a listing price of HKD 17 (at the lower range of HKD 17-22); raising approximately USD 4.7…Read More

  • 5 of the Biggest Market Cap Japanese Counters Investors Should Know About

    Ujihira Ayako | Equities Dealer | Global Market Department | Jul 26, 2018

    After 20 years of stagnation, Japan’s economy is slowly making a comeback. GDP has been increasing at a steady pace in recent years, and the core Consumer Price Index, or CPI (excluding fresh food and energy) – a measure of inflation – is rising. The unemployment rate, at 2.2%, is lower than that of other…Read More

  • Bond ETFs: A Simple and Efficient Bond Investment Option

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

    Stocks, bonds, or both? When it comes to investing, you may find yourself in a dilemma. There is no definitive answer to this debate but the two different asset classes have diverse characteristics that can fulfil your needs. But what if you are able to invest in a financial product that combines the advantages of…Read More

  • Robotics and A.I. ETFs: Which will Win the Battle?

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Jul 20, 2018

    You’ve probably seen popcorn flicks from the Terminator to Transformers series. It’s usually the same story – the human race gets threatened by robotic superiority, an apocalypse ensues, and so on. It’s a tale that’s been told countless times in modern pop culture. Well, here’s the thing – humanity may not be too far off…Read More

  • Why Trade Foreign Shares

    Evelyn Soh | CFD Dealer |  | Jul 18, 2018

    Make the world your oyster Investing in international markets may seem intimidating to you. Challenges include language barriers, unfamiliarity with market conditions overseas, exposure to foreign currencies and many more. A portfolio with global exposure comes with added risk. However, during times when market activity in Singapore slows down, what exactly are you missing out…Read More

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