Can't talk price without considering value

Mr Sean Jou and his National University of Singapore team were runners-up in the SGX-NUS Stock Pitch Competition. He says his parents gave him the freedom and ability to invest in stocks on his own.
Mr Sean Jou and his National University of Singapore team were runners-up in the SGX-NUS Stock Pitch Competition. He says his parents gave him the freedom and ability to invest in stocks on his own. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Call it a mixture of chance and curiosity but the seeds for investing were sown in National University of Singapore freshman Sean Jou when he was just 13. after he enquired about a brokerage report his father was reading.

"I remember looking at the screen and not understanding a single thing," says Mr Jou, who recalls that he was intrigued.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 23, 2019, with the headline 'Can't talk price without considering value'. Print Edition | Subscribe