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Week 24: Investors show continued interest in emerging markets

Week 24 Investors show continued interest in emerging markets After a volatile few years, global investors continue to increase exposure to emerging markets (EM) as flows back into EM remain strong and encompass not only broad-based EM opportunities worldwide, through...

Week 22: Consumer staples sector provides stability

Week 22 CONSUMER STAPLES SECTOR PROVIDES STABILITY The consumer staples sector provides stability to equity portfolios by providing steady growth, dividend income and low volatility. The consumer staples sector is home to many of the products we use every day, such as...

Week 21: Technology sector to outperform

Week 21 TECHNOLOGY SECTOR TO OUTPERFORM We are bullish on the outlook for investment into the Information Technology (IT) sector... as companies worldwide have underinvested in technology upgrades in recent years and we expect a boost to the sector as they rush to...

Week 20: Silver set to head higher

Week 20 SILVER SET TO HEAD HIGHER Silver might not have the glimmer of gold but it is set to outshine the precious metal over the longer-term. Despite the recent volatility in precious metals we remain bullish on the long-term outlook for silver, particularly when...

Week 19: Lithium ion battery market to hit $53 billion by 2024

Week 19 LITHIUM ION BATTERY MARKET TO HIT $ 53BN BY 2024 The global lithium ion battery market for renewable and grid storage applications will surpass USD 12bn by 2024 while the Li-ion battery industry for consumer applications will surpass USD 14bn by 2024 The...

Week 18: Initial public offerrings

Week 18 INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS THE REBOUND IN THE IPO MARKET Expect a rebound for the initial public offering market (IPO) in the second half of 2017 after stumbling last year amid rising volatility in stocks, presidential election jitters and a public-private...

Week 15: The Changing Face of Politics in Europe

Week 15 The Changing Face of Politics in Europe Clearly 2016 will go down in history as a watershed moment for global politics A year when the people stood up and voted for wholesale change. Arguably the only thing upstaging 2016’s propensity for shocks, is 2017’s...

Week 14: Investment Opportunities in Biotech and Pharma

Week 14 Investment Opportunities in Biotech and Pharma The biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sector is a complex one for investors to navigate but can provide immense rewards for knowledgeable based investors with a longer-term view. Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals...

Week 13: Volatility index (VIX)

Week 13 VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) THE FEAR GUAGE AND HOW IT CAN BENEFIT YOUR INVESTMENT STRATEGY The VIX index offers all investors a glimpse of market volatility as it measures fear by monitoring how aggressively option investors are betting on the stock markets future...

Week 12: Japanese Equities

Week 12 Japanese Equities Headwinds turn to tailwinds as improving structural factors support a bullish view towards Japanese equities in 2017. Over the years, the Japanese economy has faced many macroeconomic headwinds. This year, many of them have turned into...

Week 11: OPEC

Week 11 OPEC OPEC’S EFFORTS TO PROP UP THE MARKET TO GAIN MOMENTUM IN THE 2ND HALF OF 2017 Crude oil prices have stabilised after languishing in response to the sudden influx in supply, however with OPEC now setting a production ceiling, oil-related exchange traded...

Week 10: A Bullish View on China

Week 10 A Bullish View on China China will continue to provide a bullish case for investment as it continues its transformation from a ‘developing middle-income’ economy towards a ‘high-income’ growing economy We are increasingly bullish on Asia’s largest economy,...

Week 9: What You Need To Know About Bitcoin

Week 9 What You Need To Know About Bitcoin Bitcoin threatens to radically change the way financial transactions are facilitated in the future and whilst it remains inherently volatile and subject to wild swings in value... investors are well advised to keep up to date...

Week 8: Emerging Markets

Week 8 EMERGING MARKETS After a weak start to 2016 due to concerns over China and falling oil prices, recent macroeconomic advances and improved investor sentiment bodes well for top-line growth opportunities and the earnings outlook for emerging-market equities...

Week 7: Warren Buffet

Week 7 Warren Buffet For investors starting out consider advice from the world’s greatest investor, Warren Bu et, keep it simple and adopt a low-cost strategy. All investors recognize Warren Buffet as the greatest investor the world has ever known and we all have a...

Week 6: The World’s Strongest Material

Week 6 The World’s Strongest Material Graphene is the world’s strongest material and tougher than a diamond and is being touted as a ‘wonder’ material by both researchers as well as investors. A little over a decade ago researchers started to study Graphene, and since...

Week 5: Comparative Valuation of Common Stocks

Week 5 Comparative Valuation of Common Stocks THE LAW OF ONE PRICE ! Valuation is at the core of investing and every investor needs to understand the basics of determining whether a stock represents good value, either against its own fundamentals or in comparison to...

Week 4: Infrastructure Investment

Week 4 Infrastructure Investment THE FOUNDATION FOR THE WORLDS ECONOMY The need for infrastructure is a global issue and is vitally important to supporting economic growth, particularly in emerging markets. Of all the priorities competing for attention across the...

Week 3: Building Your Financial Future

Building Your Financial Future By following our five stages towards financial security you can prioritise your financial goals without being exposed to unnecessary risks along the way. Whilst everyone’s financial needs and goals are different and vary over time we...

Week 2: Can Trump Propel The Dow To 30,000

On balance U.S markets expect to perform well under Trump. e Dow Jones Industrial index passed through the 20,000 mark during US President Trump’s rst week in o ce, however it soon fell back from that high as Trump issued a temporary ban on citizens of seven...

Week 1: Renewable energy is a key driver

Week 1 RENEWABLE ENERGY IS A KEY DRIVER UNDERPINNING EMERGING ASIA ECONOMIC GROWTH Renewable energy investments help fuel Emerging Asia’s economic growth, providing not just investment capital and jobs but in many situations a cheaper alternative source of energy....