Monthly Archives: June 2016

Lion Global Investors – Early termination of New Target Return Fund

Back in November 2011, I invested in New Target Return Fund managed by Lion Global Investors. The fund objective is to achieve a target cumulative net total return of 17.5% on the initial issue price of $1.00 per unit over … Continue reading

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Not that panicky

24 June 2016 (Friday) was frightening for global investors. That was when news broke that United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (Brexit). I am invested in two European-related unit trusts. The immediate impact of Brexit was to see … Continue reading

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“To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee – A Book Review

After reading “Go Set a Watchman”, the second novel written by Harper Lee, I moved on to read the author’s acclaimed novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Harper Lee used a young girl, Jean Louise Finch, aged eight to narrate the … Continue reading

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Global stock markets pummelled

Let’s count the financial losses as a result of Brexit. According to Today’s paper (25 June 2016), more than US$2 trillion were wiped off the value of stocks worldwide. This US$2 trillion is not a figure of actual loss to … Continue reading

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Brexit, it is

United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union with votes of 51.9%. The economic repercussions of which would take time before the global community can have some clarity. It will not be business as usual for flow of goods and … Continue reading

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Brexit or Bremain?

Today is the day when Britain votes to remain (Bremain) or to exit (Brexit) from the European Union (EU). Finally, it is here after months of unnerving uncertainty. The financial markets were affected leading up to today. Whatever the final … Continue reading

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“Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee – A Book Review

“Go Set a Watchman” is a second novel released after “To kill a Mockingbird”. “Go Set a Watchman” was written by Harper Lee in the mid-1950s and was only published in 2015, six decades later. Set in Maycom County, Alabama, … Continue reading

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