How can investors and the asset managers serving them get a good night’s sleep? According to Linus Lim, CEO of Phillip Capital Management (PCM), quality financial products beget quality sleep for both parties.

The active and buoyant US market, constantly hitting record highs, has made investors here burn the midnight oil as they stay glued to their screens to place bets on the best entry or exit levels. However, not everyone is able to endure the disruption to their sleep, stemming from the 12-hour time zone difference, over a prolonged period.

In the same vein, “not everyone’s portfolio can be structured that way, to have that kind of volatility”, says Lim in an interview with The Edge Singapore. “What makes sense is to probably have a framework of picking companies and stocks — growth stocks — with a reasonable backing behind them and a reasonable business behind them. That’s the big picture,” he adds.

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