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Bigger is better when it comes to picking Chinese stocks, says analyst who’s got it right so far

Bigger is better when it comes to picking Chinese stocks. That is the tip from an analyst whose forecasts for equities at the start of the year have proved spot on.After beating the benchmark index and growth stocks so far this year, the nation’s largest firms will continue to outperform amid industry consolidations and an expanding base of foreign investors, according to Chen Li, chief economist at Soochow Securities.Growth stocks typically refer to companies with a small market capitalisation… Source link

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Will stock picking managers help deliver US$85 billion to China’s A-share market?

As global indices compiler MSCI increases the weightage of Chinese A shares in its gauges, it remains to be seen if stock picking managers, who last month pulled record levels of capital out of China’s domestic stock market through the stock connects, will bolster their positions and increase there exposure.Investment banks have forecast that as much as 80 per cent of a potential US$70-$85 billion in net inflows into A shares this year, on the back of the increase in MSCI weightage, could come… Source link

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5 criteria to consider when picking the right nursing home for your parents, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Of all the issues facing Singapore, the biggest elephant in the room is the rapidly ageing population. Almost 20 per cent of the populace will be 65 and over by 2030, with that number doubling to nearly 40 per cent by 2050. At the national level, it’s a concern that will gradually reduce economic output and raise eldercare costs. At the individual level, however, this issue brings up another tough question – how will you care for your ageing parent(s) once they need living assistance? Depending on your situation, a…

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