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A meditation for all financial writers, analysts and believers of this world

Chew Sutat
Chew Sutat7/7/2022 11:11 AM GMT+08  • 9 min read
A meditation for all financial writers, analysts and believers of this world
Effecting positive changes via a journey together on Tibet’s Mt Kailash. As the saying goes: “The friends you nurture, you will always have” / Photo: Raimond Klavins via Unsplash
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This column series known as Chew on This debuted in the 1,000th edition of The Edge Singapore last September. Long before that, 21 years ago, to be exact, I also wrote a monthly column in the rose-tinted world of print media. In 2000, Bee Ong — the precocious editor of Smart Investor, one of the first homegrown magazines focused on finance and business — approached this then rookie associate director at OCBC Securities.

Back then, I had just little more than five years of working experience in the custody department of DBS Bank, lending shares to hedge funds and arbitrageurs trading on CLOB (Central Limit Order Book) and other institutional platforms.

When I joined the broking industry with OCBC Securities, I set about creating products and services to level the playing field for the retail investors in the markets. For example, we launched the first retail stock lending service — essentially a way for the Retail Joe to do their own Big Short.

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