Read books on investing to gain new perspectives

SMU undergraduate Chng Jia Zhi advises young investors to be humble, accept the fact that they may be wrong, focus on developing their investment process and speak to industry veterans.
SMU undergraduate Chng Jia Zhi advises young investors to be humble, accept the fact that they may be wrong, focus on developing their investment process and speak to industry veterans. PHOTO: COURTESY OF CHNG JIA ZHI

Singapore Management University undergraduate Chng Jia Zhi was bitten by the investing bug when he was studying at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2011.

"I wanted to apply the finance concepts I had learnt in class to build up my savings but I quickly developed a passion for investing. It provides endless opportunities for learning," he said.

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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 'Read books on investing to gain new perspectives'. Print Edition | Subscribe