S-REITs have been putting up an outstanding performance against the rest of the Singapore market. The outperformance of the SREITs so far has been due to the contribution of large and selective mid-cap REITs.
It is almost like a ritual that the world’s greatest investor has been practicing. Once a year, Warren Buffett will write a long letter to his shareholders. His words of investing are so sought after that there’s even books that compile his annual shareholder letters. The reason why his words are so sought after is because he never fails to impart investing lessons to his readers. As he publishes his 2018 annual letter, here are five interesting takeaways from Warren Buffett’s annual letter every investor should know about.
By now, you should already have heard of the news that each Singaporean will receive up to $300 from the government from the one-off BiCentennial Bonus. While most attention goes to the one-off BiCentennial Bonus for Singaporeans, there are much more takeaways form this year’s Budget, especially if you are an investor. Here are four key investment takeaways from this year’s Budget to help you position your portfolio for long term investments.
In this second part of the series, we continue to highlight three other key ideas for investments for investors who want to capture positive returns in the Chinese market.
2018 was a year of risk escalation for the market. In China, both MSCI China and CSI 300 had multiple de-ratings that were one of the worst in history. But here’s the good news. DB thinks that the market has passed policy and liquidity bottoms. An equity bottom is likely to occur, based on historical cycles.
After steadily raising interest rates for the past 2 years, the Fed is indicating that it could take a pause from more interest rate hikes. The officials are signalling that they will wait and monitor the market before deciding whether the economy is strong enough for another rate hike.
After ending 2018 on a bad note, the performance of the stock market in the first two months of 2019 has gave investors a reason to cheer. If you are looking to repeat the splendid performance, here are some strategies for you to consider.
In January, KLCI finished the month with a negative 0.4 percent month-on-month return, which was a weaker than usual performance. While KLCI did not manage to put in a decent performance in January, the market should expect to see a better performance going forward. Based on historical data, KLCI tends to make a positive return with an average of 0.7 percent gain in February over the last ten years.
Despite a strong market performance in the month of February, analysts on the streets are increasingly warning of a challenging macroeconomic environment in the months ahead for investors. In spite of the less-than-optimistic outlook, UBS believes that investors can still prosper with the right measures and investment strategies. Here are four top investment ideas for investors to orientate themselves against any impending bear market.
Following a series of lukewarm outlook for the Malaysian market, Malaysian stocks appear to be set for a downtrend in the first quarter of 2019. Furthermore, with business optimism slipping among Malaysian firms, the ominous signs appear to suggest that investors should take shelter from the Malaysian market. However, CIMB begs to differ. With selective stock picking, investors can still find opportunities to outperform the market. According to CIMB, there are six Malaysian stocks you should keep an eye on if you are looking for those opportunities to outperform the market.