Processed chicken will rule the roost in Asia

ISAAC Newton may be turning in his grave. The laws of gravity are being challenged. Beyond Meat, a producer of plant-based meat alternatives, has risen about 400 per cent since its initial public offering (IPO), despite no sign of profits. Beyond Meat is trading at a price to revenue multiple of...


S-Chips may yet rise from their slumber

Liquidity is a valued virtue for investors. In 2008, I was enamoured of a company that was liquid in every sense.


Asia's thirst for beer adds fizz to mega-brewer's plans for IPO

IN 1934, the United States ended 13 years of prohibition. Prohibition was a dark era when alcohol was banned, but illicit booze thrived. The year also marked a seismic shift in the beer industry. The launch of canned beer was planned in America.


Failure to recognise vulnerabilities behind my error in Noble

IN 2009, Noble invited analysts to tour its facilities in Argentina. I was then an equity analyst with RBS covering commodity stocks. The chance to visit one of the world's leading commodity traders was hard to ignore....


Exploring the controversial effects of the Japanese Occupation on localities

AFTER the Japanese capture of Singapore in February 1942, thousands were summarily executed in a purge called the Sook Ching massacre.