Why You Should Invest In Construction Stocks This Year?

2018 will be the year of major infrastructure projects, based on the pipeline of projects projected by Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority. The public-sector construction demand would be worth between $18-23 billion per annum for the next three years in five iconic projects. This could lead to increased construction activities for several main contractors, subcontractors and building material suppliers that will be involved in these infrastructure projects.

3 Macro Investment Trends To Ride On

STI started the new year at 3,402, which is 13.9 times 12-month forward price-to-earnings. This valuation puts the STI at 0.25 standard deviation above its historical 12-month PE. In the first two trading da...

Global Listed Infrastructure Securities – Alternative Instrument For Steady Income Stream

Even though the current interest rate upcycle started in December 2015, the current interest rate environment remains benign. As of January 2018, there have been five increases, and the market expects another three increases this year. The long end of the curve, measured by the 10-year US government bond rate, likewise, is still benign and below the 2014 peak, even after the increase observed this month.

3 Themes To Help You Beat The Market This 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.
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Tap Global Growth Through These Exchange-Traded Funds

Equities have been outperforming other asset classes in 2017. Given the strong run in performance of stocks in 2017, would stocks still be the go-to asset class in 2018? According to JP Morgan, the answer is a resounding yes!
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3 Investment Themes To Pursue In 2018

If you are thinking of investing in 2018, then heads up. According to DBS, Singapore is one of its most recommended market to invest in 2018. DBS believes that the Singapore market has a strong mix of earnings growth, low valuation and good dividend yield among the ASEAN markets. Moreover, based on the MSCI Singapore Index valuation of 14 times price-to-earnings (PE), Singapore is one of the most attractive markets in the world, not just in ASEAN.

Exposure To These 4 Sectors For Broad-based Growth In 2018!

2018 will be the year where Singapore’s economy recovery will broaden from the manufacturing sector to the rest of the economy, according to DBS. DBS believes that this turn in tide for Singapore’s economy is both powerful and sustainable.


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