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.

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...

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.

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...

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.