• In a recent article, Straits Times reported that 1 in 2 of those who used CPF to invest ended up seeing losses.

    Knowing what you know, would you hedge against the odds or play it cool?

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    Credit: CPF

    Check out the full CPFIS-OA report for 2020 here <bit.ly/3dH82ui>. For your research and quick learning, here's a timely video on how you can make your CPF monies work for you.

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  • It’s time for a portfolio check-in (if you haven’t already). Here’s a run-down for April 2021. 🤓

    Fund Performance Update (APR 2021)
    All funds are in Singapore dollar (SGD)

    ➡️ Nikko AM Singapore STI ETF <bit.ly/3ztZwZ2>
    Returned 1.92% in April and recorded an annualised gain of 8.79% since inception.

    ➡️ NikkoAM-STC AxJ REIT ETF <bit.ly/3zfY0JG>
    Returned 1.39% in SGD terms and recorded an annualised gain of 7.47% since inception.

    ➡️ ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund <bit.ly/34ZPcdh>
    Returned 0.88% in SGD terms in April while portfolio characteristics remained close to its benchmark.

    ➡️ NikkoAM SGD IGBond ETF <bit.ly/3cr2BPq>
    Returned 0.01% in SGD terms in April, while portfolio characteristics remained close to its benchmark

    🎯 The DBS Invest-Saver cashback is still on! Invest a minimum of S$100 a month and get up to *S$125 in cashback until 31 July 2021. <go.dbs.com/3zsQ2gv>

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  • Many of us understand the investment vehicle is one ride to get on to ensure a financially secure life for the present and future. Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are a popular investment tool – time for a refresher on what they can truly do for your portfolio!

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    In collaboration with Singapore Exchange (SGX), join The Burrow Community for an engaging evening as we deep-dive into the investment fund! This free event is perfect for both beginners and intermediate investors – come as you are, and leave knowing more!



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  • The projected rise is proof that the future is online. Online retail sales jumped from 13.6% in 2019 to 18.0% in 2020, and is expected to reach 21.8% in 2024.
    Read the full report here.


    Q:With this in mind, might it be timely for investors to look towards e-commerce giants?
    Yay 🙆‍♀️ or Nay 🙅‍♀️to picking up e-commerce ETFs?

    Have a question for our DBS Chief Investment Office's CIO, Hou Wey Fook? Pen them below and we'll send them along!

    Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

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  • In our poll: Over 200 of you voiced that dividend payouts and diversification are two considerations that are important to you when it comes to investing.

    🍃🌿But did you know? Our CIO 3Q20 report shares that terms like ‘sustainable investing’ and ‘ESG integration’ have evolved to now be a part of many investors’ considerations, and that this ESG overlay has positively impacted long-term performance and risk-adjusted returns.

    For many of you, it appears that a company’s ESG principles is not a priority to your investment-making decision today. Why? #WhatWouldYouDo #WWYD



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  • Sustainable Investing Myths - DEBUNKED! 🧐

    What is sustainable investing in a nutshell? 🌰 It's the act of combining environmental, social, governance (ESG) factors, along with financial factors, to assess companies and assets! #FridayFoodForThought



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