INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Non-traditional Reits - more than meets the eye

REITS are investment vehicles that invest in a portfolio of income-generating real estate assets and are attractive to investors seeking a passive and stable income stream. Traditional Reits typically hold retail, office and industrial assets that have a long track record of an active secondary...

INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Why the low-rate environment should be of interest to investors

ON Aug 27, 2020, US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell announced a significant policy shift that will allow inflation to overshoot the 2 per cent target. Historically, rates were raised to keep inflation in check. The change in policy stance reflects the Fed's concern that persistently low...

INSIGHTS FROM CFA SOCIETY SINGAPORE

Singapore Reits: Faltering but not falling

SINGAPORE real estate investment trusts (Reits) are a favourite among local investors. Perceived by some as an asset class on its own, Reits form a relatively sizeable position in the investment portfolio of a typical investor.