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...
Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF
Over the weekend, we have garnered extremely high interest on our company’s latest launch on Real Estate Investment Trust ETF. The initial offering period will...
Nikko Asia REIT ETF and Phillip APAC REIT ETF – A Comparison
With Additional Information on Interest Rates It is an exciting time in our local market. We see STI experiencing a rally of close to 220...
The rise of robo-advisers. Is it for me?
New to robo-advisers? Let us answer some of the questions you might have. Robo-advisers are on the rise and as an investor, you can receive...
4 Reasons to Invest in Stocks Listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Gloomy industries outlooks from the oil and gas, property and banking, coupled with lukewarm political ties with China are undermining growth prospects for Singapore’s economy. Investors may consider investing into regional markets as a form of diversification and to tap into China’s one belt one road initiative. Investing in stocks listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) is an option as it has more than 1700 listed companies with a market capitalization of HKD28 trillion. Aside from being Asia’s 3rd largest bourse by market capitalization, here are more reasons to consider stocks listed on HKEx. 1. Tax competitiveness Both...
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 experts on EVERYTHING. You can argue that this is what we are paid to do – to know. Admitting “we don’t know” is one of the ways we can raise…Read More
The Law of Large Numbers
In an earlier article I wrote “Beating the Efficient Market Hypothesis” where I tested for “momentum” in the markets, one of our readers responded by emailing in: Yes, it was by design that I did it in deciles. Also I have more than two hundred stocks per decile per rebalancing period. But why so many?…Read More
Rise of the Smart Beta ETFs
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are gaining popularity amongst investors as a cost-effective investment tool to gain exposure to index performance and achieve diversification. However, one of the fastest growing segments of the ETF industry has to be the Smart Beta ETFs. To illustrate the industry’s exponential growth, total Assets under Management (AUM) for Smart Beta…Read More
3 Things to Know Before Investing in Vietnam
Vietnam’s economy has come a long way. The developing country faced multiple obstacles through the years, going through wars and crises. Despite numerous hardships, the Vietnam market has gained growth momentum, becoming an investment destination for many. Just take a look at the Vietnam Index, which has outperformed its Asian peers for the past 5…Read More
Picking Stocks at 52 Week Low: What You Should Know
It has been proven over the years that value-oriented strategies beat the market over a longer time horizon. These strategies include, but are not limited to, selecting stocks based upon low ratios of price to book, price to earnings, price to cash flow and price to sales. Price to Book Price to book ratio (P/B)…Read MoreSee All