Monthly Archives: December 2009

Year in Review – 2009

I remember starting 2009 feeling fear and uncertainty. Lehman Brothers collapsed in later part of last year and with it big names such as AIG and Citigroup were in financial difficulty. Credits and loans froze among banks around the world … Continue reading

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How is Taiwan different from Singapore?

First, they have mountains with clouds clinging at the top. Second, they have beautiful Taroko Gorge, a natural wonder with clear river water, towering cliffs and marble canyons. Third, they have Night Markets on roads where local delicacies and snacks … Continue reading

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Off on a trip

I will be away till 20 December to return in time for the Christmas. Cheers.    

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December will be quiet for local bourse

During December leading to Christmas and New Year, most investors and fund managers will take their year-end annual leave. Now that the stock markets have somewhat stabilised and economies are experiencing positive economic data, the urgency to constantly watch the … Continue reading

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Gold and US Dollar

Gold reached US$1,226.46 per ounce as of yesterday. This is on the back of weaker US dollar against other currencies like Euro and Yen.   US dollar weakened against Euro since April 2009 from US$1.30 to US$1.50. In a similar … Continue reading

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