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BANKS are bundling loans into securities to make room on their balance sheets for more lending amid a fading property boom and stuttering economic growth. This isn't the US circa 2007, it's...

GLOBAL mutual funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks in the three months to Feb 25. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, there were S$1.24 billion worth of net buys, compared to S$1.06...

FOR global investors, one of the most important investment decisions is always whether to hedge currency exposure. This seems particularly relevant today, given the sharp currency movements over the...

ROBERT D'Alelio has the kind of long-term record every mutual fund manager aspires to, beating 98 per cent of his peers over the past 15 years with the US$12.6 billion Neuberger Berman Genesis...

TODAY'S pension funds face severe headwinds. Weak investment returns, a shrinking workforce and longer life expectancy of retirees have left the pensions industry in Asia-Pacific (APAC) facing a...

MUTUAL funds were net buyers of Singapore stocks for the three months to Feb 18. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, net buys totalled about S$1.51 billion, compared to net sells of about S...

GOVERNMENT economists try to predict the future of lots of indicators, including Gross Domestic Product (GDP), unemployment and inflation. Their record isn't great, whether here or overseas. No...

CHINA'S world-best stock market rally made January the busiest month for IPOs in a year. It also created a bundle of new billionaires...

DEFLATION is no longer a myth, nor is it an issue confined to the developed world. Seven economies in Asia (ex-Japan) have already been experiencing deflation in producer prices for much of the past...

GLOBAL mutual funds sold slightly more Singapore shares than they bought in the three months to Feb 11. Based on the top five stocks, funds sold S$1.15 billion worth of shares, compared to net buys...