VOO vs. SPY vs. IVV vs. SPLG: What’s The Best S&P 500 ETF In Singapore?

A look at three of the most popular S&P 500 ETFs

Banks Start Cutting Interest Rates on Your Savings Account

Most of us in Singapore could be quite familiar with high-interest rate savings accounts such as the UOB One Account and OCBC 360 Account. These savings accounts can offer account holders quite attractive interest rates, provided that certain criteria are met, such as minimum spending on credit cards and...

S-REITs Earnings Recap For 2023

It’s been a tumultuous year for S-REITs, with the sector being plagued by high inflation rates and growing interest rates. Despite these challenges, S-REITs made a comeback and reached a record high in December 2023.Here is a quick recap of the latest S-REIT earnings season. Table of Contents Diversified REITCapitaLand Ascendas...
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Fed FOMC March 2024 Meeting: What It Means for You

During the March 2024 Fed FOMC meeting, the chair of the Federal Reserve emphasised that the Fed remains “fully committed” to achieving its 2% inflation but at this point, he does not think it is appropriate to reduce rates until the FOMC is confident that “inflation is moving down...

Are We in a Tech-Stock Bubble Like 1999?

The US equity markets started off 2024 on a surprisingly strong note. In particular, a few names related to artificial intelligence have seen their prices continue to hit new highs. Nvidia and AMD, for example, have been up +78% and +43% year-to-date (as of March 11, 2024). The drastic...

2024 Best Dividend Stocks in Singapore

Investing wisely is like finding a sweet spot between taking calculated risks and reaping the rewards.  When it comes to the best dividend stocks in Singapore, 2023 has been a year of pleasant surprises – defying expectations amidst the uncertain economic climate.  According to The Business Times, record dividends are expected...

How Female Investors at Syfe Challenge Gender Investment Stereotypes

Negative stereotypes of female investors have been around for a long time. Women are thought to be more cautious and risk-averse compared to their male counterparts, and often assumed to invest later in life and less than men. But the once male-dominated investment world has been undergoing notable change. Women...

Weekly KickStart | 2 March 2024

In a week marked by significant market movements, Bitcoin emerged as the standout performer, surpassing key milestones and fueling renewed investor interest in the digital asset space. On Top of Our Mind This Week: Bitcoin Surges to New Heights Amid ETF Frenzy  Source: Bloomberg Event Details: Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency, experienced a surge...

6 Reasons to Consider Investing in Thai Stocks via Singapore Depository Receipts (SDRs)

From petroleum to airports to a conglomerate that operates 7-Eleven, Singapore investors can now get a slice of some of Thailand’s top blue chip companies through Singapore Depository Receipts (SDRs).  A new type of investment product that lets investors access overseas markets through SGX, the SDRs first launched on 30...

Weekly KickStart | 24 February 2024

This week, the tech landscape witnessed a monumental event as NVIDIA delivered an extraordinary earnings report that surpassed all expectations, igniting a surge in investor enthusiasm. On Top of Our Mind This Week: NVIDIA’s Record-breaking Earnings Surge  Source: Wall Street Journal Event Details: NVIDIA's earnings per share (EPS) soared to an astonishing $5.16...