After two disappointing weeks into the new year, the markets have finally posted its first positive weekly gain in 2016. The performance in major stock index was the worst in eight years due to falling Chinese stocks and soft manufacturing data, a truly uninspiring start to 2016.
Share prices have plunged. But if there is one thing that you should do, that is to do nothing, says Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group.
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The process and manner in which Steve Jobs created Apple is nothing short of breathtaking. Steve Jobs used five guiding principles in shaping Apple to be the behemoth it is today. And if we want to find the ‘Next Apple’, these are five factors that it will need to possess.
Moving forward into 2016, Credit Suisse (CS) expects Singapore GDP growth to remain lacklustre as a weaker growth outlook for China and ASEAN as well as a slower population increase weighs on the economy. So where should investors look to invest in this environment?
The US will likely raise interest rates again some time during 2016, and this will be a key test for the Hong Kong property market after years of extremely low funding cost helped to drive property prices sky high. The slowing Chinese economy and fewer Chinese tourists coming to Hong Kong will also hurt the Hong Kong economy. Overall, Credit Suisse foresees a slight recovery in the Hong Kong market in 2016 given that valuations are still low.
China’s A-shares plunged throughout the whole of last week, creating a rippling effect on other stock markets around the world. Here are four key things that you need to know about the Chinese stock market
While Credit Suisse warns that the macro outlook of China will be challenging in 2016, it believes that there are still a number of growth and value stocks that investors cannot ignore in the coming year, all of which with at least 20 percent return.
New Year is a useful time to consider ways we can improve our lives. Most of us can save a little more, and a little smarter than we currently do.
Based on OCBC’s strategy for 2016, OCBC recommends adding these five stocks to the portfolio.