Saving for rainy days is an essential aspect of our lives as we never know when a disaster might strike; a family member might get seriously ill, we might lose our jobs, or we may just need, a sum of money urge...
The usual component that most investors fail to allocate in their portfolio is foreign securities. It is an important component that provides diversification and returns to investors regardless of the portfolio's objective.
Bonds are generally viewed as less risky financial products to invest in as compared to stocks. For those who are more risk-averse, bonds can be a good option to kickstart their investment journey. However, ...
Is protectionism going to help make America great again? Or is it just going to hinder the US’s progress moving forward and allow other economies like China and Europe to take over them? CS weighs in on the cost and benefit of protectionism and analyses whether anyone stands to gain from protectionism.
As investors, we all love dividends. Other than the thrill of seeing a stock you own rise higher and higher in the stock market, receiving passive dividend income from your investments every year is something we all look forward to. Here are seven quick steps to help you pick the best dividend stocks around.
Is a dividend yield of six to seven percent still attractive? Some people think that heightened rate hike expectations are unfavourable to the prices of dividend stocks. But low-yield bonds are the real losers of rising interest rates.
In the previous article, we got the first five of the top ten investment ideas by UBS CIO. In this article, we will cover the last five of the ten ideas for your investment in 2017. This is the second part of a two-part series of UBS: Top 10 Investment Ideas for 2017.
As expectations of a US Federal Reserve interest rate hike rise substantially, US 10-year Treasury bond yield has risen by 0.5 percent since the start of this month, leading to the bursting of the fixed income bond market.
DBS CIO Mr Lim Say Boon warns of a growing bubble, particularly for Developed Market (DM) assets. Markets have not priced in the risk that central banks are hitting the limits of monetary policy. Similarly, political implications of the coming US presidential election (8 Nov) have not been adequately priced in yet. DBS CIO shares his view on the two most common asset classes (equities, bonds) and his outlook on them.
Revered for being the "Bond King" in the past, William Hunt "Bill" Gross of Janus Capital wrote in his investment outlooks for almost a year now about interest rates. He is particularly upset about the bond market - $13 trillion negative-yielding bonds globally isn't great for a bond fund manager like himself.