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FEW have benefited more from the bull market that started in 2009 than technology companies, and none are being counted on more by investors to deliver the earnings needed to keep it going.

FUND MANAGER'S TAKE

THE first whispers of worry about a Chinese property bubble surfaced in late 2009. Since then, the local real estate market has quickened and slowed in line with government measures to stoke or cool...

ING Investment Management International (ING IM) rebranded to NN Investment Partners on April 7, 2015. ING IM was part of NN Group NV, a publicly traded corporation that is currently 54.6 per cent...

THERE are plenty of reasons to be bearish on US government bonds. They pay almost nothing, the Federal Reserve wants to raise interest rates and money managers are largely convinced they're too...

ON THE RADAR

GLOBAL mutual funds bought more Singapore stocks than they sold in the three months to April 15. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, there were net buys of S$918.1 million and net sells of...

EMERGING markets (EM) will outperform developed markets this year, a reversal of its trajectory in the past couple of years, says Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group.

IN January 2014, veteran short-seller Bill Fleckenstein said that he was readying a new fund to bet on falling stock prices. He's still waiting to launch that fund...

INVESTORS have embraced bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as sound and solid places to keep their money. But that growing popularity rings alarm bells with some regulators, who worry...

ON THE RADAR

GLOBAL mutual funds were net sellers of Singapore stocks in the three months to April 8. Based on activity in the top five stocks, there were net sells of S$740.7 million, compared to net buys of S$...

MONEY MATTERS

THE discussion about including the renminbi in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Special Drawing Rights (SDR) is not new. People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan first raised...