Last week, we wrote about how the ETF industry has exploded over the past few years. A record US$3.4 trillion in assets under management (AUM) are now held in ETFs...
If a market is up big one year, does that mean it’s going to continue to attract investment and move higher the next?
Most investors know that their portfolio should be diversified. But what most don’t realise is that diversification is just the beginning. If you’re not rebalancing your portfolio on a regular basis, you could be risking your wealth.
Although experience may be the best teacher, it’s also the most expensive – especially in matters of money. It’s far cheaper (if not always as effective) to learn from others’ experience, insight and errors.
There have been 772 initial public offerings (IPOs) so far in 2017 – that’s the most since 2007. These IPOs have raised a total of US$83.4 billion, which is up 90 percent from the same period in 2016. Over 450 of those offerings happened in Asia-Pacific, raising US$37 billion.
A lot of investors recoil from uncertainty. Uncertainty, like a volatile regional neighbour, a massive political corruption scandal and a deposed president, doesn’t sit well with a lot of investors.
This week, Kim has been in Seoul, South Korea. He's always on the lookout for exciting investment opportunities, and the country’s stock market is cheap.
Having one of the most powerful nations on the planet as your friend used to be a good thing – for geopolitics, and also for markets.For decades, the U.S. used its power to protect some of its smaller frien...
Back in 2000, just four percent of China’s urban population was considered middle class. By 2022, that figure will be a whopping 76 percent. That’s over 550 million middle-class people in China. And China’s growing middle-class plans on spending more money – a lot more.
What if you only needed to make a few small changes to become a better investor? Well, you can… it’s called kaizen. And it’s incredibly powerful. Kaizen is a Japanese word that means “continual improvement”. It refers to the process of making positive change and improvement through small, steady steps.