Me & My Money: Investing for long term to build retirement nest egg

Insurance exec aims to maintain sustainable returns over period of time to grow her wealth

AIA Singapore chief investment officer Liu Chunyen's strategy is to stay invested even when the market is down and remain diversified. "You can never predict a peak or a bottom, so it's important to invest constantly based on the asset allocation," s
AIA Singapore chief investment officer Liu Chunyen's strategy is to stay invested even when the market is down and remain diversified. "You can never predict a peak or a bottom, so it's important to invest constantly based on the asset allocation," she says. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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Keeping a focus on the long term is paramount for insurance executive Liu Chunyen when it comes to forming financial strategies for herself and her firm's customers.

Ms Liu, the chief investment officer at insurance firm AIA, aims to maintain sustainable returns over a length of time for her own portfolio, with one eye firmly on her retirement nest egg.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 14, 2020, with the headline Investing for long term to build retirement nest egg. Subscribe