Investments and Savings

China share markets posted their third straight day of losses. -Reuters
Employees cheer ideas, but some firms alarmed
Higher contribution rates for older workers was one idea that struck a chord with employees. -ST
Rise in pessimism among retail investors
32 per cent of survey respondents expect conditions to worsen over 6 months. -ST
7 reasons why fund managers invest in Singapore
Strategically surrounded by emerging ASEAN economies, Singapore boasts geographic and economic advantages that support a diverse and large fund management sector. -The Chio Lim Stone Forest group
Top fund manager warns of greater stock price volatility
Investors must brace themselves for sharper price swings in the stock market this year, a leading European fund manager has warned. -ST
S'pore may ease rules on wholesale bonds for retail investors
Singapore regulators could lower some hurdles for selling wholesale bonds to retail investors, following feedback from the public. -BT
STI inches up as Asian peers lose ground
The local stock market eked out a marginal increase yesterday, amid thinner trading ahead of the typically quiet Christmas season. -My Paper
The art of investing in high-end assets
Modern art, rare whiskies and jewellery are hitting new highs. -ST
North Pole - the next hot real estate buy?
Every so often, overzealous property developers try to convince you that certain far-flung, sometimes unheard of, places are actually new red-hot destinations investors would be foolish to miss out on. -BT
Asia property market 'to pick up in 2015'
Institutional investors who are under-invested in Asia will seek to "rebalance their allocations". -ST