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  • Making an Impact with ESG ETFs

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Sep 20, 2019

    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?

    Allen Tan | Senior Dealer |  | Aug 27, 2019

    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

    Mr. Joel Lim | ETF Specialist |  | Jul 3, 2019

    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

    Roger Chan |  |  | Jun 19, 2019

    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

    Tan Chek Ann | Senior Dealer |  | May 30, 2019

    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 More

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