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Singapore housing prices rise in third quarter of 2020-21 amid rumours of property curbs

According to Urban Redevelopment Authority figures, Singapore home prices rose by 2.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2020-21, as...

Housing #Singapore

When is the right time to buy Term Insurance?

Tussle between urgent versus important impacts financial planning in a big way. It is very common for people to constantly delay buying...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore

Singapore touts itself as a food haven, and when it comes to vegetarian food, you will be spoilt for choice.

Others #NewToSingapore

National University of Singapore tops QS World University Asia Rankings 2020, NTU in 2nd place

For the second consecutive year, the National University of Singapore was named Asia's top university according to the Quacquarelli Symonds...

Education #Singapore

Creating tomorrow's global leaders: GIIS Conference 2019

At the GIIS Conference, student delegates were exposed to how the real world works and how to solve problems that affect millions and...

Education #Singapore

NUS launches first Asian Sikh studies programme outside India

To commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the Singaporean Sikh community in collaboration with the National University...

Education #Singapore

Five places with live bands to chill out at in Singapore

Nothing can quite compare to the rocking vibes of a live band.

Leisure #Singapore

India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators

The Indian real estate market has always attracted considerable interest from the expatriate Indian diaspora.

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Singapore world’s second safest city: Report

The latest edition of the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Safe Cities Index (SCI) sees Singapore retain its position as the second...

Others #Singapore

Panglossian outlook and deepening of the India Bonds Market

Global central banks have moved to a rate softening regime to boost slowing economic growth. This has fuelled bond market rallies worldwide.

Personal Finance #SpecialFeature

India Bonds: Lower inflation to enthuse investors

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its policy rate by 35 basis points to 5.40% on August 7 2019 and has cut the rate by a total of 110...

Personal Finance #SpecialFeature

India Equity: Types of equity mutual funds available for investments

On June 1, 2018, investing in equity mutual funds in India got a tad easier thanks to a directive on scheme categorization (or...

Personal Finance #India

India Bonds: RBI rate cut decision to help govt bonds, boost economic growth

Global and domestic growth inflation expectations have been benign and global central banks have been easing interest rates to support...

Personal Finance #SpecialFeature

India Equity: Opportunities abound but first a look at the basics of investing

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it is one of the most favourable destinations for long-term investments,...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #India

Car ownership in Singapore falls to its lowest in 10 years

The household expenditure survey released on July 31 shows a fall in car ownership among resident households in Singapore - at 35.3 per cent...

Leisure

Hazy outlook for Singapore in August with wind-shifts and smoky hotspots detected in Indonesia

Singapore may experience occasional haze in the first fortnight of August 2019 due to hotspots with smoke plumes observed in central Sumatra...

Others #Weather

Buying a home in India? A look at regulations, processes for such investments

Non-Resident Indians who are interested in buying a home in India need to equip themselves for making the best-possible property purchase...

Personal Finance #India

Stick to sovereign, low-risk India bonds for predictable returns

The bond market in India is under stress since last September, and it may be prudent for investors – both NRIs and domestic, to avoid...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive

Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, are the descendants of South Indian traders who settled in Melaka are quickly fading away in Singapore.

Others #SpecialFeature

Understanding the “risk free” bond market in India

The bond market in India is quite vibrant, particularly for sovereign bonds. And, in order to be an informed investor either in the market...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Komala Vilas: One of the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore

Having first opened its doors in 1947 along Serangoon Road – in the cultural enclave of “Little India” – Komala Vilas is the oldest...

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Selecting the right bond funds in India for investment

The bond market in India continues to look attractive for Non-Resident Indians to invest, but caution is needed in choosing the right funds...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Singapore is inviting applications from Indian students for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Youth...

Education #Singapore

Debt mutual funds gain after India budget

The Indian government’s latest budget has laid the roadmap for a deeper and wider bond market in India. The initial documentation and...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds

Indian stock market indices (NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex) are near all-time highs and economic growth has declined significantly, and thus...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI