28 Jul '16, 3pm

Economist Song Seng Wun explains low-yield environment using Yong Tau Foo and Churros

Flip through any financial papers today and chances are, economists and financial experts are all hunkering down for a low-yield environment. Scratch that. A low-yield environment is nothing new. In fact, it has been brought up regularly since the last financial crisis in 2008. Now, if you are a fund manager or retail investor who talks in terms such as low asset yields, fair value and rebalancing portfolio, then this speech by Lim Chow Kiat , GIC’s Group Chief Investment Officer in 2013 would be relevant for you as he touched on the low-yield environment and how investors can stay the course even in such a seemingly bad climate. Yup, GIC called it years ago but why is the low-yield environment the talk of the town now? And what does it mean for the common man? We speak to CIMB Private Bank economist, Song Seng Wun, of food and suspenders fame, over kopi siu dai for a cras...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2016/07/economist-song-seng-wun-expl...

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