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Money Mind

We'll tell you how to make the most of your money but also why money is not an end in itself and connecting financial goals to your life goals is really what you should be doing. Of course we will also still continue to provide tips for investors, business ideas for businessmen and comments on the economy, markets, companies, financial products, and trends.

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Previous Episodes

  • Saving Malaysia Airlines

    Malaysia's flag carrier, Malaysia Airlines, was already hitting turbulent skies when it was devastated by two air disasters in the space of four months. State investor, Khazanah Nasional, has now stepped in to resuscitate the carrier. Can Khazanah pull through a successful turn-around for the carrier? Money Mind’s Chor Khieng Yuit finds out.

  • Spackman Entertainment Group

    The Korean wave, also known as Hallyu, is estimated to have generated some US$83 billion in economic value in 2012. And hoping to ride the K-wave is Spackman Entertainment, the first Korean showbiz company to be listed in Singapore. Money Mind's Ellen Lokajaya takes a closer look at Spackman's business model and why it chose to list in Singapore.

  • Medical Suites

    It is getting harder to make money out of real estate investments in Singapore. Government curbs have cooled the residential property market, and the office, retail and industrial real estate markets are also softening. But as Money Mind's Winnie Pascual finds out, there may be good money to be made in an alternative form of property investment – medical suites.

Under the Knife

Aug 16, 2014

Two air disasters and three straight years of red ink. Can Malaysian Airlines return to its former glory as it goes under the restructuring knife? And is Korean film-maker Spackman Entertainment a big hit among investors? Plus, investing in medical suites – how lucrative is it?

  • In Focus: Fraud Survey 2014

    Fraud is never easy to detect. It took 13 years before a US$1.7 billion fraud was discovered at Japanese camera maker Olympus. Globally, companies lose as much as US$3.7 trillion to fraud. Money Mind's Ellen Lokajaya looks at what companies should be doing to mitigate corporate fraud.

  • Sector Watch: Singapore Banks

    Banks are often regarded as close proxies to the economy, and with improving economic conditions in Singapore as well as Asia, Singapore banks are turning in excellent results. But do the rosy numbers mask some red flags? Money Mind's Chor Khieng Yuit checks it out.

  • On The Sidelines: Direct Insurance

    Singapore consumers will soon be able to buy life insurance products directly from insurance companies, eliminating the usual agent's commission and resulting in a 5% to 10% drop in premium payments. This new policy will take effect early next year. Money Mind's Winnie Pascual talks to industry insiders on their take on this upcoming change and how this will translate to savings for consumers.

Corporate Fraud

Aug 9, 2014

Corporate fraud usually starts small – then gets bigger. And more than half is committed by employees. So how do you detect and mitigate employee fraud? And Singapore banks are reporting excellent results. But are there weak links going forward?

  • In Focus: Investing in Art and other Collectibles

    You have the usual investments like stocks, unit trusts and property in your portfolio. But perhaps it's time for you to invest in things of value like art and jewellery. We take a closer look at the money-making potential of these alternative investments. Money Mind's Winnie Pascual shows you the things you can collect, enjoy and then re-sell for a profit.

  • On The Sidelines: Investing for Kids

    From young, we have been told to save money for a rainy day. But that, it seems, is not enough anymore. Financial education providers say parents should introduce their kids to investing concepts early. Money Mind's Chor Khieng Yuit finds out more.

  • Property Corner: West Orchard

    The west part of Orchard Road, beyond Wheelock Place is considered the quieter part of the shopping belt. But that may soon change with the Orchard Boulevard MRT station in the works. And a major rejuvenation of this side of Orchard Road could also be in the pipeline as major Singapore-listed developers see the potential of unlocking value from their assets in the area.

Investment Value

Aug 2, 2014

Collect them, enjoy them, and then re-sell them for a profit. Is it that easy to invest in art, jewellery and other collectibles?  And, the west end of Orchard Road has been too quiet for too long. Is a makeover in the works? Money Mind this Saturday, 10.30pm on Channel NewsAsia.

  • In Focus: Impending Financial Crisis?

    Six years ago, the collapse of Lehman Brothers shocked the financial world and markets tumbled like a pack of dominoes. Could 2015 see a repeat of the global financial crisis of six years ago - as some are suggesting? Money Mind's Chor Khieng Yuit looks at what might trigger a global crisis in 2015. 

  • On The Sidelines: Bitcoin - Boom or Bust?

    Cash, cheque, credit cards - these are the usual modes of payment for making purchases online or offline. But, what if you can pay for things with something from the virtual world, say, bitcoins? Invented in 2009, bitcoin is the world's most well-known digital currency. 

  • Property Corner: Somerset Transformation

    The upper end of Orchard Road has always been the focus of attention for shoppers. But the Somerset area along Orchard Road has been slowly transforming itself into a trendy area. And now, with the soft opening of Orchard Gateway, things are falling in place for the area's transformation - attracting a more youthful crowd. 

Global Crisis

Jul 26, 2014

The next global financial crisis will hit in 2015, says Professor Arturo Bris of IMD. Do other economists agree? And, is Orchard Road's centre of gravity shifting - as malls along the shopping street fight to be the focus of attention. All this on Money Mind this Saturday 10.30pm (Sin/HK) on channel NewsAsia.