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...
Making an Impact with ESG ETFs
Summary Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing has taken on increased significance in the investing world, with ESG incorporation asset under management accounting for one in four dollars of the total asset under professional management in the United States in 2018. There is an increasing number of research that shows a positive relationship between a…Read More
Why Invest in Canada?
In our Go Global article published earlier, we discussed on the topic of home country bias – something that is prevalent amongst investors. Aside from this, general investors also suffer from availability bias, whereby investors only invest in what they heard of or easily recall from their mind. These biases usually result in an investor’s…Read More
Disrupting Sectors with Thematic ETFs
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
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
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 MoreSee All