CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

GENDER lens investing in both fixed income and equities grew out of evidence that companies with higher women-in-leadership (WIL) metrics outperformed on a range of financial and share price...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

INVESTORS are bracing for a bear market sometime in the future. And when it comes, it will be more critical than ever for firms to embrace diversity on their investment teams and in their senior...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

THE S$170 billion SGD bond market (excluding government bonds) performed firmly in 2019. Total new issuances in 2019 were 11.9 per cent higher year-on-year at S$24.1 billion across 89 issues,...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

GREEN finance is growing strongly, both globally and in Asia: over US$220 billion in green bonds and loans have already been issued this year, with forecasts at end-December 2020 to be...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

IT FEELS as though cyber risk has crept up on us without warning and with great intensity.

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

OVER the past two years, CFA Institute and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have gone around the world to better understand the current state of environmental, social, and...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

TAP, swipe, wave. Technology has made it so wonderfully easy to spend our invisible money.

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

REAL estate investment trusts (Reits) are characterised by their low volatility and stable returns. Their ability to generate relatively consistent dividends through economic cycles has made them...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

THE Hong Kong street protests are entering their sixth month. Although the extradition Bill was formally withdrawn on Sept 4, thousands of protestors are still taking to the streets. The ongoing...

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

HERE'S a game you can play - the next time you're out, whether on the train or waiting in line at your favourite coffee spot, look around and count the number of people tapping and swiping on...