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  • Go Global – Investing Around the World

    Tan Chek Ann | Senior Dealer |  | Apr 16, 2019

    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

    Ming Jun Chuang | Dealer |  | Apr 2, 2019

    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

    Jason Chan | Senior Dealer |  | Mar 20, 2019

    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

    Regular Savings Plan Department  |  |  | Mar 13, 2019

    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

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Mar 8, 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 More

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