GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Nov 14. The top five stocks saw net buys of S$1.9 billion in aggregate, compared to net sells of S$769.4 million.
THE United States Federal Reserve's third round of quantitative easing (QE)3 which recently ended will tighten monetary liquidity and likely result in higher interest rates.
[DUBAI] The asset management arm of Malaysia's Malayan Banking Bhd, the country's largest lender, has launched its first US dollar-denominated mutual fund that invests in Islamic bonds.
IN the first six months, our Asian-based clients expressed increasing interest in eurozone stocks and debt as eurozone members emerged from recession. In the past few months, however, the economic...
ASSET-CLASS performance so far in 2014 contrasts with performance in 2013 and also helps illustrate the importance of diversification for investors. Those markets which did very well last year, such...
WHAT a difference a month makes in the bond market.
AS the US dollar's strength continues to gather momentum, it's inspiring Asian investors to seek high-yielding assets, while pushing the price of gold to lows not seen in almost a year. Once the...
On Friday, when the Alibaba Group starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange, many people may be asking, "Ali who?" Professional investors, of course, already know that Alibaba is a fast-growing...
[TOKYO] History is working against Japan's government as it seeks to convince a new generation of investors that equities are the best bet for funding retirement.
RISK assets are grinding higher and volatility is extraordinarily low. Nominal economic growth is subdued (but rising) and monetary stimulus still plentiful. What are the implications of the first...