Among the many investment opportunities, investors may want to consider Singapore Exchange (SGX). The bourse operator was a beneficiary of the volatility observed in financial markets last year. It recorded higher earnings and revenue as trading fees surged from the spike in trading volumes. Shares of SGX are up 13.7% in the last 12 months to close at $9.82 on Feb 5.

Indeed, there could be more upside to come. Covid-19 continues to wreck financial and economic havoc in many countries through subsequent waves of infection. Market participants, especially institutional ones, could take positions to manage risks again. Secondly, the low interest rate environment owing to central bank action could see more retail participation.

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