TOKYO – Japan announced Thursday that it had intervened to prop up the value of the yen for the first time in 24 years, seeking to stanch the currency’s continuing slide against the US dollar. The yen has lost more than 20 per cent of its value against the dollar over the past year, pressuring […]
SINGAPORE – While there are some early signs of inflation peaking, it is possible that it might remain high for some time, which is difficult not only for consumers but also for investors. Concerns about stagflation risks have hit both bond and equity markets this year, creating a double whammy for investors.
SINGAPORE – Investing in value stocks that pay dividends while also biding one’s time is the right strategy for these uncertain times, reckons tech veteran Melvin Vu. “Keeping the powder dry and waiting for the right buying opportunities, especially in equities, is where my head is at right now,” he says.
TOKYO (REUTERS) – Japan’s factory activity growth slowed to a 19-month low in August, as output and new order declines deepened amid growing pressure from persistent rises in raw material and energy costs and weakening global demand. Activity in the services sector contracted for the first time in five months, as a fall in new business […]
When the price of cryptocurrencies tumbled some time in May this year, I got pretty excited. Unlike some investors who may have lost sleep over the falling value of their digital assets, I saw it as an opportunity to “buy the dip”.
SINGAPORE – It’s best to keep your emotions on the back burner when it comes to investing and avoid trying to time the market, says financial adviser Pinn Lawjindakul. Her approach can be boiled down to the essentials: “Trust in the power of compounding and continue to invest in all market environments.”
KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) – Temasek’s ST Telemedia Globe Data Centres and US-based investors DigitalBridge Group, I Squared Capital-owned BDx and Equinix are among potential suitors for the data centre business of Malaysia’s Time Dotcom, according to sources familiar with the matter. The suitors are conducting due diligence on the assets, known as Aims Data Centre, as […]