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Investment articles

Market Outlook Q2 2018

Find out more about how the markets are doing along with recent political developments in a Second Quarter update. Read on to find out what this means and what to look out for when investing.


FTLA

Franklin Templeton shares some quick tips on creating an investment portfolio and essentials of investment management.


Mainstreaming ESG Investing in Asia

Mainstreaming ESG Investing in Asia

- By Virgine Maisonneuve, Chief Investment Officer, Eastspring Investments
17 Apr 2018

A recent study found overwhelming support for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing, citing benefits in the form of superior risk adjusted returns and lower cost of capital. Longer term, those companies which choose not to uphold ESG standards are unlikely to thrive and perhaps even cease to exist. Read on for the full story from Eastspring Investments.


Making the most of your bonus

For salaried employees, you might have just received your annual bonus or AWS. How are you planning to spend it? Instead of blowing it all on a single extravagant purchase, we'd like to suggest these 5 steps you can consider, to make the most of it.


Market Outlook

First Quarter 2018 Investment Outlook

- By Frank Troise, guest writer
20 Mar 2018

Our guest writer, Frank, gives his take on the investment outlook for 2018 as part of a First Quarter update. Read on to find out what this means for 2018 and what to look out for when investing.


Women

It seems that when it comes to living longer, it's the men who don't get it. But what does it take to finance this longer life and are women well-prepared?


Market Outlook

Are you considering to invest into fixed income or equities at this point? Hear from Lion Global Investors and J.P. Morgan Asset Management on what they think about the opportunities in fixed income and China equities.


Keep calm and be patient!

The recent market plunges caused some fears and panic among investors with more signs pointing to a market correction as it unfolds. Amidst the uncertainties also come with opportunities that investors can leverage at the same time. We have experts at Eastspring Investments and UOB Asset Management to answer some of the most pressing questions and what it means to us.


The Inflation Tantrum - Part II

Read the second edition of "The Inflation Tantrum" where Eastspring Investments tells us more about how the release of January's wage growth data triggered February's inflation induced selling.


The Inflation Tantrum

The Inflation Tantrum

08 Feb 2018

Read about Eastspring Investments's views on how the recent quick turnaround in US equities suggests that the steep decline was probably just an inflation tantrum. The correction on 5 Feb appears to have been triggered by stronger than expected US jobs data and a jump in wages, prompting concerns that inflation is picking up and that interest rates will rise faster and further than anticipated.


Beat the Market with Asset Allocation

If your investment goals have changed recently, you may need to reallocate assets in order to realign your investment strategy. Read more about how you can do it.


Singapore FinTech Festival

What the Singapore Fintech Festival taught us

- By Frank Troise, guest writer
06 Dec 2017

Royalty, business leaders and the odd maverick (data) scientist debated AI, Block chain, Financial inclusion and the future of financial services at the biggest and boldest conference so far.


Time to compare investment opportunities

Time to compare investment opportunities for the year end

- By Frank Troise, guest writer
06 Dec 2017

Frank channels 20 years of investment experience in this article, with all important hints and tips as you prepare for the end of 2017.


10 habits of highly effective investors

10 habits of highly effective investors

- By Frank Troise, guest writer
06 Dec 2017

Imitation can mean more than just flattery when its about making more money. Listen and learn from the experts!


Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

Read about the insights on current financial events and trends from around the world. Topics covered in the October issue include:

  • Global View - Key findings from the New York Investment Forum
  • Perspective on the US - To capitalize on disruption, try the '3 Vs'
  • Expect more rules and less discretion from the 'New' Fed
  • Grassroots research - Survey of US consumers sheds light on 'Generation Z'

Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

Read about the insights on current financial events and trends from around the world. Topics covered in this month's issue include: North Korea raises the Geopolitical Temperature and how a New Study shows investors face a Risk-Return Conundrum.


Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

When it comes to investing, diversification is key to protecting and growing your long-term wealth. Besides investing in diverse industries and within different companies, investors can also look to invest in economies outside of Singapore.


Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

In the past few months or even years, many of you may have read or heard about China's "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR), or "Belt and Road Initiative" (BRI), to connect over 65 countries and 4.4 billion people across three continents. Many news reports and online commentaries have also focused on this topic, with divided opinions.


Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

You want to put your money to work in the financial markets to receive a higher return. However, you may be unsure on what you should invest in, or what to even look out for in the various types of investments out there.


Should you invest on your own or use a professional? Here are the pros and cons of each method

Today, investors have easier access to investments and market information. With just a few simple clicks of your mouse, you can invest into almost any asset class or retrieve real-time information on the market to monitor your portfolio and assess your investment decisions.


Investors rush into emerging Asia and Asia high dividend stocks

Emerging Asian equities have stormed into 2017, having lagged other emerging markets throughout 2016 despite some attractive valuations.


Here's how 4 popular country indexes performed in 2016

Country indexes serve as important indicators for the health of the countries economies. In Singapore, you would logically look to the Straits Times Index (STI) as a gauge of how well the state of the local economy is in. Likewise, other countries have their own indexes.


Defensive or aggressive portfolio - which one suits you best

2017 is shaping up to be a year of heightened uncertainties in major economies, and the World Bank projects a marginal uptick in global growth to 2.7% from last year. Further, this growth forecast has yet to account for any potential fallout from global policy shifts in major economies.


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Have you made your new year's resolutions yet? It's OK if you haven't, or if you have already broken any of them. Resolutions are merely a statement of intent.


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Emerging markets is the sexy buzzword in the investing world. The promise of higher returns, exciting growth potential, and fantastic bar stories, is enough to convince many of the need to get in on the action.


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Ever fancied yourself as a football manager? Maybe you thought you could do better when you saw Mourinho substituting Fellaini on to defend a winning position or when Arsene Wenger refused to splash the cash on a star striker yet again or even when Pep Guardiola rested Sergio Aguero against Barcelona? Investing could be much like managing your own football team.


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A few years ago it would have seemed bizarre to talk of deglobalisation.But at seven years and counting, we are currently experiencing the longest period of stagnation in the pace of global economic integration in over 70 years.


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Augmented reality

23 Oct 2016

Find out how the experts at Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited sees the challenges and opportunities of investing in a world shaken up by the unexpected return of political risk in developed economies.

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