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Focus more on equities and lesser on bonds for Asia Pacific investors: CGS-CIMB - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Focus more on equities and lesser on bonds for Asia Pacific investors: CGS-CIMB

CGS-CIMB analyst Lim Say Boon has advised investors in the Asia Pacific region to “overweight” equities and “underweight” bonds in their portfolio.

Funds

Capital Group's New Economy Fund banks on 'rewiring of global economy'

SINGAPORE (June 19): The Covid-19 outbreak has rattled financial markets and dampened economic sentiment. More companies around the world have had to settle for lower revenue and reduced profits.

Broker's Calls

'Stay cautious' on Asean banks amid Covid-19, opt for defensive plays: Maybank

SINGAPORE (June 12): Regionally, Asean banks have rallied 25-56% from their March lows. But Maybank Kim Eng Research is advising investors to remain cautious nonetheless. 

Special Event

Bear market rally on thin ice as geopolitics will hurt more than Covid-19, says Azure Capital’s Terence Wong

SINGAPORE (June 5): During the first month of lockdowns around the world back in January, Azure Capital’s CEO Terence Wong noted that global stock markets tumbled by over 30%.

Tong's Portfolio

Cheap money chasing up stock prices

(May 29): Global stocks delivered another week of gains as investors cheered the reopening of economies and more positive developments on the Covid-19 vaccine front.

Funds

Ex-Motley Fool crew launches Compounder Fund for long haul investors

SINGAPORE (May 29): On Oct 31 last year, investment advisory platform The Motley Fool Singapore — citing a “challenging environment” — ceased operations in Singapore.

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin staging comeback reminiscent of 2017 bubble frenzy

(May 8): It has been left for dead more than once, written off as nothing but a bubble and denounced as rat poison by one of the world’s most famous investors.

Tong's Portfolio

How close are Bursa and SGX-listed companies to financial distress?

SINGAPORE (Apr 30): There is no question that the Covid19 pandemic and resulting restriction on movements will inflict significant economic pain on businesses on a global scale.

Joint ventures and alliances

Zico Holdings joins forces with Yamada Consulting Group to fund Asean SMEs

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): The Covid-19 pandemic has rattled global markets and investor sentiments worldwide in a manner similar to the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 and Dotcom bust in the 1990s.

Investing strategy

DBS CIO urges investors to stay the course, focus on 5G and infrastructure trends

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): In what has been one of the fastest selldowns in history, the Covid-19 outbreak has single-handedly driven global equities to bear territories in the span of just a few trading

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