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With rates ‘higher for longer’, savers have a good opportunity to explore investing

The original version of this article was firstly published in Business Times. Ritesh Ganeriwal, Managing Director and Head of Investment and Advisory at Syfe, explained why ‘higher for longer’ interest rates have created market conditions that make now a great time for savers to become investors. Savers have been spoilt...

Singapore Bank Stocks To Buy: DBS, OCBC, or UOB?

DBS, OCBC and UOB reported record profits in Q3

Top 8 S-REITs with Highest Net Buys 

Singapore REITs have had a tough start in 2024. The expectation that the Fed may delay rate cuts has weighed on sentiments toward S-REITs. However, retail investors have continued to add to S-REITs, taking advantage of below long-term average valuations and attractive yields.  Here are the top 8 S-REITs that...

5 Reasons China’s Recent Stock Market Rally Could Be Fundamentally Different

So far, 2024 has been a dynamic year for China’s equity markets. In January, a derivative-induced meltdown sent Chinese stocks lower on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, spilling over to Hong Kong and US-listed China ADRs. But things may be looking up for China’s stocks.  Since February 2nd and...

FOMC Update: What Do “Higher For Longer” Interest Rates Mean for Your Money?

Highlights:  In the May FOMC meeting, the US Federal Reserve (the Fed) sent mixed signals. It held its benchmark interest rate steady at a 23-year high of 5.25% to 5.5%, marking the sixth consecutive meeting where rates remained unchanged.Acknowledging the stubborn inflation, the Fed hinted that borrowing costs could remain...

Answer Your Top Three Investing Questions: Q2 2024 Investment Outlook

2024 started off on a high note for both the US economy and developed market equities. However, with geopolitical tensions and potential delays in rate cuts, volatility has reemerged in recent weeks. Given the market uncertainty, investors are grappling with several key questions regarding the current market conditions. Ritesh...

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...