Experts share their key asset allocation views for 2024, highlighting opportunities in the bond market as the Fed pivots

Syfe, the best digital investment platform in Asia, and BlackRock, the largest asset management group, joined forces to present the highly anticipated 2024 Investment Outlook event. Bringing together industry practitioners, thought leaders and investors, the event was a resounding success.

What the S&P 500 at 5000 means for your money: Compounding Your Investments for Long-Term Growth

The recent achievement of the S&P 500 surpassing 5,000 points serves as a powerful reminder of the potential for wealth generation through long-term investing. Throughout its journey to 5,000 points, the S&P 500 has demonstrated the remarkable power of compounding. In this article, we will delve into the significance of starting early and harnessing the compounding effect to unlock substantial investment gains.

First FOMC meeting in 2024 – What do you need to know?

The Fed completed its first monetary meeting of 2024. As widely anticipated, the Fed has kept the Fed Funds rate unchanged at 5.25% – 5.5% for the fourth consecutive meeting. Although the Fed indicated that rate cuts are unlikely to start in March, as the market had hoped, the overall tone seems to be dovish.

Experts share their key asset allocation views for 2024, highlighting opportunities in the bond market as the Fed pivots

Syfe, the best digital investment platform in Asia, and BlackRock, the largest asset management group, joined forces to present the highly anticipated 2024 Investment Outlook event. Bringing together industry practitioners, thought leaders and investors, the event was a resounding success.

How to Invest like Warren Buffett? Key Takeaways from Berkshire Hathaway’s 2022 Letter to Shareholders

Buffett spotlighted Coca-Cola and American Express as examples of great investment decisions he made. Having finished his seven-year purchase of over 400 million Coca-Cola shares in 1994, at the cost of US$1.3 billion, the investment went on to pay its dividends – literally. In 1994, the dividend income from the investment was US$75 million. In 2022, the dividend income from the original investment they made is now US$704 million. 

How does currency impact investment returns?

Fluctuations in exchange rates can affect your portfolio.

S&P 500 bear market: What that means & how you can be smart about it

A bear market is when indices like the S&P 500 sink 20% or more from their most recent all-time high.

Weekly Kick Start |19 February 2024

In a groundbreaking development for the tech industry, Nvidia, the leading AI chipmaker, has emerged as a formidable force, overtaking Alphabet, Google’s parent company, in market capitalization. This shift underscores Nvidia’s unparalleled growth trajectory fueled by its dominance in the AI space. Let’s delve into the key insights from this event and its implications for the tech landscape.

Weekly Kick Start | 15 January 2024

The US inflation rate in December unexpectedly climbed to 3.4%, surpassing the forecasted 3.2%. This development is crucial for investors and policymakers, signifying a complex path ahead for the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy.

Weekly Kick Start | 18 December 2023

This week’s Federal Reserve meeting marks a significant shift in the US monetary policy, indicating an end to the aggressive rate hike cycle and forecasting lower borrowing costs by 2024. This pivotal change, acknowledging subdued inflation, is crucial for investors as it signals a shift from a rising rate environment to potentially easing rates, impacting various investment strategies.