Banyan Tree

SI Research: Banyan Tree Holdings – Beginning A New Chapter Of Growth

The hospitality industry plays a very crucial role in the global economy as according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, travel and tourism generated in total US$7.6 trillion (approximately 10.2 percent of global gross domestic product) and 292 million jobs in 2016, which is equivalent to around one in 10 jobs in the global economy.
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Investors Unfettered By Markets’ Selloff

Wall Street saw a mild selloff early this week dropping 540 points from its peak pressured by a spike in 10-year Treasury yield pushing above 2.7 percent. Meanwhile, the first FOMC meeting of the year did not b...
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SI Research: 3 Defensive Stocks On Sale From Last Year’s Underperforming Sectors

2017 ended with many reasons for investors to rejoice as the Straits Times Index posted a stellar 17.9 percent year-to-date (YTD) return finishing at 3,402.92. Looking back at the performances of each respective sectors, Maritime, Financials and Real estate sectors topped the chart delivering remarkable double-digit gains amidst oil price recovery, a gradual US rates hike and property market rebound.
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New Year Kicks Off With A Bang

The US markets kicked off 2018 on a positive note with major indices rallying to record levels fueled by energy and technology stocks. Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 25,000 hitting an all-time high of 25,07...
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SI Research: Duty Free International – Duty Free No More?

For many holidaymakers, duty free shopping at the entry and exit points tend to be one of the to-dos in their agenda to complete their ideal vacation. Savvy shoppers would understand that purchasing big-ticket items in such duty free retail outlets before boarding the plane or leaving the gate could easily mean a couple of hundred dollars in tax savings.