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GLOBAL mutual funds bought more Singapore shares than they sold in the three months to May 13. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, there were S$1.47 billion worth of net buys, compared to...

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A significant secular change impacting investment decisions in the bond markets is the tightening regulatory environment that is creating a climate of reduced liquidity. This represents a tectonic...

THE last few weeks have seen the investment scene hit another rough patch: US shares have had a fall of less than 2 per cent, but for Japanese shares it was 4 per cent, Australian shares 6 per cent,...

WITH Uber now reportedly valued at US$50 billion, there are justifiable worries that some private startup technology companies worth US$1 billion or more - known as unicorns - are in bubble territory.

GLOBAL mutual funds bought more Singapore shares than they sold in the three months to May 6. Based on the top five stocks transacted, net purchases came to US$1.41 billion, compared to net sells of...

WARREN BUFFETT and Bill Gross signalled the end is at hand for Treasury market bulls as 30-year bond yields rose to a four-month high.

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NET purchases among global mutual funds outpaced net sells for the three months to April 30 - but only just slightly. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, there were buys of S$1.37 billion,...

THE new fixed-income haven is, of all things, the market for junk bonds.

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WITH interest rates in developed economies at rock bottom and, with an impending rate rise in the US, the chase for yield has sparked a flurry of commentary about how investing for income is not...

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GLOBAL mutual funds bought more Singapore stocks than they sold in the three months to April 22.