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Singapore's household wealth grew 3.4% to US$1.2 tril

SINGAPORE (Nov 14): According to the Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 2017 Global Wealth Report, Singapore’s household wealth increased by 3.4% to US$1.2 trillion ($1.6 trillion) and is expected

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How to avoid the next flop of a fund

SINGAPORE (Dec 2): Several local fund investors found themselves in a peculiar predicament this year.

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Which are Singapore’s most cost-inefficient funds?

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): Diminutive funds with sky-high expense ratios and dismal long-term performance should be dumped, say fund experts. 

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3 US equity funds for early-bird investors in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): The tables appear to be turning for US equities.


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How this fund became the year’s top performer

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Launched last January, the Wells Fargo (Lux) WF — US Select Equity fund is the top performer this year, buoyed by exposure to energy and gold.


Do alternatives really hedge against volatility?

SINGAPORE (July 11): When global financial markets dived in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, alternative funds proved resilient.


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Risk averse? Here are some funds you should avoid after Brexit

SINGAPORE (July 4): When the Brexit vote last week made apparent that Britain would be leaving behind its 43-year membership in the European Union for a very uncertain future, it triggered a widesp

1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)

Does your fund own 1MDB bonds?

SINGAPORE (May 24): If you think media reports about the scandal-ridden 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) state fund have unnerved even the most daring of fund managers, think again.

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