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MONEY MATTERS

THE development of Singapore's hedge fund industry is often cited as a case study for success in financial services in Asia. The industry today accounts for more than US$29 billion under...

MUTUAL fund giant Pimco is looking to grow its business in the Asia Pacific at a double digit clip over the next five to seven years, says Eric Mogelof, Pimco Asia's managing director and head...

HERE'S a quick way for credit investors to earn billions of dollars this year: simply buy pieces of the largest new junk bond sales, then sell them for a profit. It's been a seemingly easy...

COMMENTARY

WE live in an abnormal world of falling consumer prices. The phenomenon is so rare that the US, for instance, saw year-on-year price declines only in one month (this January) in the last 50 years, if...

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.