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Change in investment strategy as the world moves out of sync - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tong's Portfolio

Change in investment strategy as the world moves out of sync

Liquidity and cheap money underpinned a massive global rally in bonds and stocks.
Covid-19 drove global funds to developed markets - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tong's Portfolio

Covid-19 drove global funds to developed markets

Clearly, not all stock markets are performing as well as those in the US.
HRNetgroup gets a 'buy' from RHB as 'negative news has mostly been priced in' - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

HRNetgroup gets a 'buy' from RHB as 'negative news has mostly been priced in'

HRnet is presently trading at what Seet calls a “modest” 11.7x FY2021 P/E compared to its 15x P/E its peers are trading at.

Singapore economy

Analysts look forward to better year ahead as Singapore's 2019 GDP sinks to slowest growth since financial crisis

SINGAPORE (Jan 2): Analysts expect a “tepid recovery” for the Singapore economy in 2020, after advance GDP estimates released Thursday pointed to the worst growth performance for the city state since the global financial crisis in 2009.

Singapore economy

Singapore fourth-quarter GDP growth seen picking up slightly on services boost

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Singapore’s economy is forecast to have expanded at a slightly faster pace in the fourth quarter, with economists expecting the services sector to compensate for a prolonged manufacturing slowdown.

Singapore economy

Singapore dodges recession; rosier growth expected in 2020, economists say

SINGAPORE (13 Dec): Singapore’s economy is likely to have dodged a recession this year, with private-sector economists expecting a full year growth of 0.7%, up from their initial 0.6% growth estimate in September. This follows the better-than-expected G

Global Economy


SINGAPORE (Nov 25): “There are new things happening in new parts of the world, and we need to be part of that story.” — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, wrapping up his official visit to Mexico at the invitation of President Andrés Manuel López Obr

Singapore economy

Singapore sees economic recovery in 2020 as growth rebounds

(Nov 21): Singapore’s economy expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than earlier estimated, with the city state projecting the recovery will take hold next year.

Singapore economy

Singapore seen narrowly dodging recession in third quarter, central bank to ease

SINGAPORE (Oct 7): Singapore’s economy likely escaped a technical recession in the third quarter even as growth stayed subdued, weighed down by the prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China, a Reuters poll showed.


DPM Heng hails greater regional collaboration with Singapore as 'node' of Asia

SINGAPORE (Sept 19):  Against a backdrop of sluggish economic growth, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is hoping to position Singapore as the global node of Asia, hailing greater regional collaboration to pick up the momentum.