Investing strategy

Vital to monitor EM developments to uncover future opportunities: Schroders
SINGAPORE (Nov 15): The dynamism and structural growth story of emerging market (EM) equities may play a crucial role in helping investors meet their goals, according to a recent report by Schroder Investment Management (Singapore). In the view of Schroders investment writer Andrew Rymer, the widely-followed MSCI Emerging Markets Index, which comprises 24 emerging market (EM) countries, ...
Millennials choosing Instagram-worthy homes over saving for retirement: Manulife survey
SINGAPORE (Nov 1): The majority of Millennials in Singapore perceive short-term life goals such as creating an Instagram-worthy home as being more important than saving for retirement, according to a survey commissioned by financial services group Manulife. However, the survey, which polled 1,000 respondents based in Singapore across three generations, also found that Millennials are starting ...
Why a savings account alone is not enough to achieve your financial goals
SINGAPORE (Oct 29): Singapore’s emerging affluent are still far from achieving their top financial goals with their current wealth management strategies, finds a recent study commissioned by Standard Chartered Bank. The Emerging Affluent Study 2018 – Climbing the Prosperity Ladder is the culmination of 11,000 emerging affluent consumers’ views from 11 markets across Asia, Africa and the ...
Why Singapore stocks should be on shopping list of bargain hunters
SINGAPORE (Oct 23): Singapore stocks should soon become a favourite for investors looking for value. That’s because valuations, earnings growth and dividend yields are looking particularly attractive, according to strategists at Morgan Stanley Asia Singapore and DBS Group Holdings’ wealth-management unit. Hit by concerns over the impact of the US-China trade war and Federal Reserve ...
10 events that matter to investors in final quarter of 2018
(Oct 9): With the final quarter of 2018 fast approaching, we look at the key events on the agenda for investors. As many northern hemisphere investors get their feet back under their desks after the summer break, we look at the key events and themes likely to be on the agenda for September and the fourth quarter of 2018. • Global trade negotiations The US and China held fresh, and largely ...
Phillip Capital launches Phillip SING Income ETF on SGX Mainboard
SINGAPORE (Oct 1): Phillip Capital Management today announced the expansion of its exchange traded funds with the launch of the Phillip SING Income EFT (SING INC) on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Mainboard. A Sub-Fund of Phillip Legacy Funds, the SING INC aims to replicate and track the Morningstar Singapore Yield Focus Index, which use quantitative, ruled-based methodology to select stocks ...
Why Asian family businesses continue to dominate markets
SINGAPORE (Sept 12): The financial performance of Asia’s family-owned businesses is far superior to their peers in terms of growth and profitability, finds a recent report published by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI). According to the Credit Suisse Family 1000 in 2018 report, family-owned businesses outperformed broader equity markets across every region and sector on a long-term ...
Schroders launches new fund to deliver stable returns with reduced risk in 'all market conditions'
SINGAPORE (Aug 16): Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) has launched its new fund, the Schroder ISF Global Target Return, which aims to “grow wealth and preserve capital in all market conditions” by flexibly investing across asset classes globally. This includes a diversified range of growth, defensive and diversifying assets from more than 40 countries across 15,000 stocks, 18,000 ...
Interaction and advice makes wealth managing that much more meaningful
SINGAPORE (July 18): When it comes to wealth management, a constant dialogue with clients makes all the difference, says Dominique Jooris, South Asia CEO at Pictet Wealth Management. In an exclusive interview with The Edge Singapore, Jooris says “These dialogues are why one would go to a private bank. This is the type of service you would find here, that you would not find at commercial ...
Growth concerns, risks heightening, but investors should keep a clear head
SINGAPORE (July 16): The escalating, multi-front trade war between the US and major economies, particularly China, is casting a shadow on the global economic growth outlook. Coupled with rising interest rates and growing concerns that the longest US bull market in history might be on its last legs, investors could be starting to worry. In Singapore, the Straits Times Index has erased the gains it ...