In September, Aviva and Singlife have announced that they are merging into one company. For funding the purchase consideration of acquisition and capital adequacy purposes, they have issued a new bond today. This should attract strong interest. Below are the technical details of the bond. The Issuer The bond issuer, ASH, is the holding company […]
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If you are a global investor, you need to pay attention to China’s tech companies. In my previous article, I talked about the Hong Kong IPO fever this year and highlighted the Ant IPO. The IPO prices for both Shanghai and Hong Kong legs are finally set. If you are interested in Ant IPO, here […]
If you are investing for retirement, you need passive income to cover your expenses. But safe and consistent income is hard to come by nowadays. The ugly truth about retirement is that the traditional way of generating income doesn’t work anymore due to the modern loose monetary policies. While the low-interest rate is great to […]
If you want to receive Guaranteed Return without locking in your capital for long, you should consider a Short-Term Endowment Plan. An endowment plan is the simplest form of investment. You pay a premium to the insurer who promises you a guaranteed return in a fixed number of years. In the past couple of years, […]
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When it comes to retirement planning, you cannot ignore the Central Provident Fund (CPF). CPF is the default retirement solution for every Singaporean. Most people have some vague ideas about the system, but few people bother to dive deeper. A lot of people feel that since they have no authority …
The global stock market has just had an amazing rally in April despite a looming recession ahead. Do you feel puzzled and frustrated by this? Did you sell your stocks in March or were you waiting on the sidelines? The further we get into this global lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the …
If you want to invest for retirement, you are facing an uphill task. Most investment strategies will never help you reach your retirement goals. The reason is simple, they are investment strategies, not retirement strategies. You need to understand that investing for wealth and investing for …
The new 2019 Novel Coronavirus, also known as the Wuhan Virus, has occupied much of our thinking in recent days. And if you invest in stocks, you have a lot to worry about. Is the world economy going to collapse due to the broken supply chain? Is the global stock market facing a meltdown? …
Do you want to pay less income tax and save more for the future? If so, you should pay some attention to Supplementary Retirement Scheme (a.k.a. SRS). Unlike popular CPF retirement scheme, many people have not even heard of SRS. In this article, I will explain What is SRS and what are …
The fear of the Wuhan virus is real, but sometimes emotions tend to cloud our judgements. I received several calls from anxious clients asking if the stock market is going to collapse and if the doomsday is coming. What is the real impact of world epidemics on the stock market? Should you …
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