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WE live in an age of rapid technological change and disruption. Launching revolutionary startups is cheaper and easier than ever. No established company is safe. Except for, you know, Apple, Amazon,...

LAST year's sure thing in credit markets is quickly becoming this year's nightmare for bond investors...

WHEN I went to work in Wall Street in 1972, it was an article of faith that older investors should own less common stock than younger ones. One rule of thumb suggested that your equity exposure...

FUND managers sound caution over volatile markets this year, and multi-asset portfolios are likely to see more tactical shifts than in normal market conditions.

AMONG the many rationales given for the drubbing in US equities this year, one that is rarely mentioned is the election cycle. Maybe, it should be.

CURRENCY traders are getting whiplash from the pile-up of policy surprises that have come their way in the past six months. And because the big events have been unexpected, they're in a bind to...

WEALTH INSIGHTS

IT is without a doubt that the US dollar is expected to strengthen further in 2016 now that the Federal Reserve has finally lifted off on US interest rates. Market players are likely to continue...

CURRENCY turmoil in China and fears of a global slowdown have led investors to abandon emerging markets (EMs) in droves, rattling the large asset-management firms that have long promoted such...

WHATEVER does cause the next global recession, it likely won't be China...

ON THE RADAR

MUTUAL funds continued to sell more Singapore stocks than they bought in the three months to Jan 20, albeit on low volumes. Based on transactions in the top five stocks, there were net sells of S$932...