ST-SGX Research Leaders' Insights Series

A guide to Singapore's investment landscape

Malmaison by The Hour Glass in Orchard Road. Companies in the consumer discretionary sector such as The Hour Glass are worth looking at, given positive tailwinds for them, says KGI Securities analyst Joel Ng.
Malmaison by The Hour Glass in Orchard Road. Companies in the consumer discretionary sector such as The Hour Glass are worth looking at, given positive tailwinds for them, says KGI Securities analyst Joel Ng. PHOTO: THE HOUR GLASS
An assembly-line worker in a Venture Corp factory in Singapore. Firms such as Venture Corp that are in the supply chain for well-known global companies are worth tracking in the technology manufacturing sector.
An assembly-line worker in a Venture Corp factory in Singapore. Firms such as Venture Corp that are in the supply chain for well-known global companies are worth tracking in the technology manufacturing sector.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Government policies play a crucial role in the property sector. This was seen in 2017 when property prices shot up due to pent-up demand being unleashed after some property cooling measures were eased.
Government policies play a crucial role in the property sector. This was seen in 2017 when property prices shot up due to pent-up demand being unleashed after some property cooling measures were eased.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

The ST-SGX Research Leaders' Insights Series is a collaboration between The Straits Times and Singapore Exchange to help investors understand equity research reports to guide investment decisions.

Making sense of research reports and what they cover enables retail investors to make better decisions about their investments.

In recent weeks, The Sunday Times has highlighted that understanding such reports and key developments, such as economic growth rates, national income and gross domestic product (GDP), are essential building blocks in helping us better understand the markets and aiding our buy-sell transactions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 30, 2019, with the headline 'A guide to Singapore's investment landscape'. Print Edition | Subscribe