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Investors need to diversify amid market volatility, says DBS in 4Q outlook

Uma Devi
Uma Devi10/3/2019 03:19 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Investors need to diversify amid market volatility, says DBS in 4Q outlook
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SINGAPORE (Oct 3): The investment landscape is quickly changing, amid ongoing US-China trade tensions as well as fluctuations in gold and oil prices. And, to ride the wave of uncertainty, DBS Bank has one key piece of advice for investors: Diversification is key.

In the bank’s 4Q outlook on Thursday, aptly themed “Ride the Wave”, DBS Chief Investment Officer Hou Wey Fook focused on how investors should grapple with the “new normal” marked by near-zero to negative cash and bond yields.

“Global central banks have resumed policy easing, and the amount of negative yielding bonds today is at an unprecedented level – making up 25% of the world bond market capitalization,” says Hou.

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