If you are planning to invest in China, then there are three investment themes that you cannot miss. Maybank Kim Eng (MBKE) believes that these three investment themes will help you outperform the market in 2018.
Capital World introduces its first biggest indoor theme park concept in Southeast Asia, MCM Studio. Given its wide selection of immersive entertainment together and the very first indoor circus in Asia, it is expected to be well-received by citizens of local and neighboring countries for those whom are seeking an entertainment retreat.
2018 is going to be an eventful year for Malaysia. With Malaysia’s 14th general election due in mid-2018, the interim run-up to the elections could be a period of volatility for both equities and MYR. Despite that, MBKE is still cautiously constructive on Malaysia equities into 2018. This is due to the sustained GDP and corporate earnings growth resuming for the second year.
The Straits Times Index (STI) was one of the best performers among ASEAN markets in 2017. Moving forward, Maybank Kim Eng (MBKE) expects STI to continue to rally into 2018 with an end-2018 index target of 3,670, which reflects an about an eight percent upside for the year. For investors who are seeking alpha above the STI returns, there are three investment themes that MBKE recommends.
For the past 20 years, we have seen rags to riches stories; for the past 20 years, we have seen Mainland Chinese breaking away from poverty; and China’s stock market has created countless multi-millionaires.
Singaporeans' love for travelling is a well-known fact. Just one look on Instagram and you will see how many of your fellow Singaporeans are travelling to exotic places, looking like they are having the time of their lives.
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One of the most used and thrown around term when it comes to investing is ‘playing stocks’. Usually, people think that playing is the same as investing. However, there is a huge difference between the two.