JUNE was a momentous month for the financial markets. The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU). The Brexit vote rattled global investors and caused significant market volatility. The...

EMERGING markets debt (EMD) has staged a strong recovery this year with total inflow already at US$25 billion, the highest since 2012. The recovery is particularly impressive in EM local currency...

THE current narrative is the "new normal" low- yield environment that we find ourselves in. In the wake of the financial crisis, monetary policy has continued to evolve, venturing into...

IN INVESTING, a deceptively simple question can be asked: What return do you expect on your money? Going by a recent survey, Singaporeans have ambitious goals of 8 per cent or more. Historical...

YOU used to be able to find a strong foreign exchange (FX) trend in the past couple of years, and trade the currencies accordingly. But this year feels different. There is no longer a dominant US...

GLOBAL equity markets have clearly started the year on a weak footing. Even after the recent recovery, the global equity benchmark index is still down over 6 per cent year-to-date. There have been...

AS SINGAPOREANS live longer and face higher costs, finding investments that can keep a lid on medical expenses while yielding a steady income over the long term has become key for many when planning...

ACCORDING to insurance experts, wealth management typically consists of three phases:

Business Times: What asset classes show the most promise in the current environment and why?

We ask investment professionals for their take on the road ahead.