Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of the Decade?

Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of the Decade?

Moving part of your assets abroad generally leads to lower risk and higher returns. But not all global investments are equal. Ask anyone who invested in Russia or Brazil lately. These “emerging markets” aren’t emerging at all. In fact, both are now going through a...
Don’t Buy Bonds in Asia or Anywhere Else

Don’t Buy Bonds in Asia or Anywhere Else

Last updated September 14th, 2018.   You’re supposed to put part of your portfolio in bonds with the rest being a mix of stocks and cash. At least, that’s what investment advisers have told people for decades. That might be a slight oversimplification. The exact...
Why I’m Bullish on Singapore Real Estate

Why I’m Bullish on Singapore Real Estate

The Singapore real estate market is among the world’s most expensive. Home prices in the city-state rank second highest in Asia, just behind Hong Kong. You’d have to pay in the range of US$2 million just to buy a small, two-bedroom apartment in a central area. Most...