3 Malaysian Sectors To Ride On Malaysia’s New Government Election Promises

Without much delay, the new Malaysian government has started to deliver on its election promises, the first being the removal of the goods and services tax (GST) from June onwards. With nine other items still on Pakatan Harapan’s first 100-days manifesto, the Malaysian stock market could see some positive movement in the near-term with the new government in office.

1Q18 Top Performing REITs

Most S-REITs have reported their earnings result for 1Q18. In this roundup series, we kick off with a scorecard of the best-performing S-REITs. Among the universe of S-REITs, here are four touted to have bested expectations.
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3 Stocks With Buy Calls For Their Improving Outlook

Global trade tensions and geopolitical uncertainties in Europe have unnerved retail investors. Amidst the uncertainties, other brokerages are calling investors to load up on these three stocks due to their healthy long-term prospects.

3 Stocks With Huge International Exposure

However, economies around the region are starting to show signs of stronger growth led by the growing world economy. To tap into the growing demand for goods and services, here are three overseas plays that you should keep an eye on by adding them to your watchlist.
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3 Local Small Caps For Growth Seekers

Getting it right with small-cap stocks is both an art and science. Investors also need some experience to be able to filter out value traps. We highlight the top three small-cap stocks that are highly recommended by analysts, which you should be keeping a lookout for in the coming months if you want to get the right small cap stocks in your portfolio.

Things Investors Need To Know About Malaysia’s Healthcare Sector

Following the goods and services tax (GST) implementation and poor labour market conditions, the private healthcare consumption in Malaysia suffered a slowdown. However, as the new PM Mahathir scrapped the GST in Malaysia and as domestic economic conditions strengthen, DBS believes that healthcare affordability in Malaysia would improve and hence help price-sensitive patients switch back from public to private healthcare providers.

5 Property Stocks To Ride On The Upcycle

In the next few years, demand for primary homes will continue to trend higher, according to DBS. DBS notes that the demand will come from both population growth and home upgraders who are in the market to upgrade to private properties. Over the next 12 years, DBS foresees a CAGR of 1.5-3.2 percent for property prices as Singapore’s property growth story continues to unravel.

3 Home-Grown Stocks That Need To Be On Your Watchlist

The Straits Times Index (STI) is now at its highest point since the financial crisis in 2008. While investors are showing concern of market jitters, analysts believe that there are opportunities to capture some good stocks from market overconcern. Here are three stocks that Maybank Kim Eng (MBKE), DBS and UOBKH think should be on your stock watchlist.