Category Archive: Op-Eds

Debt Management – The Straws On The Camel's Back

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It may have missed the attention of perhaps 99% of the world but last week has been a stretch for me, a stretch of the the imagination that rocks the core of the… Continue reading

THE SINGAPORE LANDLORD’S CLARIFICATIONS

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This post was written for www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading ! ******************************** My friend who is the landlord with over a hundred tenants for his various… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – UK elections will likely produce weak coalition, possibly even political sclerosis

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The British are going to the polls on May 7: “…With just days to go until the general election, the polls remain largely unchanged with the Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck, although there has been… Continue reading

A Singapore Landlord's Insight

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This post was written for www.hnworth.com, a site targeting high net worth individuals in Singapore. Have fun reading ! ********************************   My friend is a landlord with over a hundred tenants for his various… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Blackout

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Yes. The lightning storm yesterday has taken down my PC during the blackout that the place suffered and Ms Champion has done everything possible, including opening up the CPU to reset the BIOS… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – China will slowdown from 2016 to 2020

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Greece might have stolen the limelight during this year’s IMF/WBG Spring meeting, but amid all the noise, yours truly noted China’s newfound zeal for the environment: “Ma Jun, chief economist of the People’s… Continue reading

2015 : A Safer Year For SGD Corporate Bonds

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I was playing around with the numbers and checking up on the bonds issued in Singapore year to date, mainly so I could write my usual piece on how investors are so often… Continue reading

India – cyclical uplift has run its course

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India is nearing the first anniversary of the coming to power of the Modi-led BJP government. The SENSEX has delivered 18% return during this period (26% yoy) and the INR has withstood the whiplash of the… Continue reading

Addressing My Friend's Problem : She Dare Not Sell

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Guess where we are ? I have to be honest – I have no idea ! I wish I knew too but a friend just called me to ask me why she does… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – Greece will likely exit Europe

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“…Domains under heaven, after a long period of division, tends to unite; after a long period of union, tends to divide. This has been so since antiquity…” Chapter 1, Romance of Three Kingdoms.… Continue reading