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14 July 2017
With so many online trading platforms to choose from, how do you know which is best for you? We’ve done the homework to help you decide. Online...
5 July 2017
Hedge funds have the potential to generate high returns – here are nine you need to know. Hedge funds were once used to mitigate market volatility...
13 June 2017
Up until recently, independent asset managers (IAMs) were rarely considered an alternative to private banks. But now, they are increasingly becoming viable...
11 May 2017
Michael Chang – Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income at RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“RHBAM”) – reveals why bonds are growing in popularity...
28 April 2017
With the potential to earn returns of 12-15% per annum, here’s why you really should start paying attention to frontier markets in Asia. As...
6 April 2017
Chief Executive Officer Michael Blake of Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) in Asia reveals how this family-owned private bank can help you access products that...
20 March 2017
Investors on alert as USD index falls, although constructive in the medium term With the exception of US Federal Reserve speakers Janet Yellen...
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North Korea’s Economy Grows At Fastest Clip In 17 Years Despite Sanctions22 July 2017 - South Korea’s central bank estimates that North Korea’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 3.9% last year, its largest increase since 1999, despite the international sanctions slapped on the hermetic...READ MORE
Louis Vuitton Launches E-Commerce Store In China22 July 2017 - Louis Vuitton has launched an e-commerce website in China through which consumers across 12 cities can buy luxury goods including shoes, accessories, watches, jewellery, luggage, and perfume, according...READ MORE
Twitter Shares To Tumble 50%, Morgan Stanley Predicts22 July 2017 - Morgan Stanley’s equity analysis team is predicting that shares of Twitter – which have risen 14% this month – will plummet by 50% over the next two years due to the […] Morgan Stanley’s...READ MORE
Tencent’s “Pony” Ma Becomes China’s Second-Richest Person, Eclipsing Wanda’s Wang 22 July 2017 - “Pony” Ma Huateng – the co-founder of Tencent Holdings, one of the world’s largest online media, communications, and gaming companies – has seen his net worth surge by around US$10 […]...READ MORE
Asia’s Developing Economies Set To Surge On Strong Export Demand, ADB says21 July 2017 - The Asian Development Bank is forecasting that the region’s developing economies will grow faster than expected – at a rate of 5.9% this year and 5.8% in 2018 – due to […] The Asian Development...READ MORE
Blackstone Looks To Raise US$3 Billion For First Asian Private Equity Fund21 July 2017 - The Blackstone Group – the world’s largest alternative asset manager – is reportedly aiming to raise US$3 billion for its first Asia-focused buyout fund, which will concentrate on purchasing controlling...READ MORE
Dalian Wanda Chairman Hits Back Against Debt “Rumours”21 July 2017 - Wang Jianlin – the chairman of Dalian Wanda – spoke out against “rumours” about the Chinese property and entertainment conglomerate’s debt levels, amid reports that the Chinese government is...READ MORE
S&P 500 Tech Index Finally Recovers From Dot-Com Bubble Bust After 17 Years21 July 2017 - The S&P 500 information technology index climbed 0.6% yesterday to close at an all-time high of 992.29, surpassing its previous record of 988.49 set on 27 March 2000 before the […] The S&P...READ MORE
Global Fund Managers Slash US Stock Allocation To Lowest Level In Nine Years20 July 2017 - A survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch revealed that global fund managers have reduced their allocations of US equities to a net underweight of 20% – the lowest level in nine […] A survey...READ MORE
US Dollar Will Bounce Back In Second Half Of 2017, JPMorgan Says20 July 2017 - Jasslyn Yeo, a global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, thinks that the US dollar – which plunged to a 10-month low earlier this week after the Republican-backed healthcare bill to […]...READ MORE