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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

  • Opportunities in China’s Water Industry

    China is facing severe water pollution and shortages but the government is clamping down hard on the problem. Is this a golden opportunity for water treatment firms? Chor Khieng Yuit looks at what it takes to succeed in China's water market.

  • World Cities Summit

    By 2050, an estimated 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities, many of them in Asia. This makes creating sustainable urban environments a top priority for government around the world. But as Jonathan Peeris discovers, financing the future remains a challenge.

  • Irene Ang

    "The best investment is yourself.” This is Irene Ang’s advice for young people. The former actress and CEO of Singapore’s talent agency Fly Entertainment is no fool when it comes to financial investment. She has geared her portfolio to beat inflation and to ensure a comfortable retirement in the future.

Sustaining The Future

Jul 16, 2016

Water pollution is a major problem for China but it’s also a golden opportunity for water treatment firms. And, we look at the key to a sustainable urban future – financing. Plus, you know the funny side of actress & entrepreneur Irene Ang. But do you know the savvy investor?

  • Smart Water Solutions

    The world is running low on clean water. As a variety of problems put intense pressure on the planet's limited supplies, governments and businesses are now turning to smart technologies to take on the water challenge. Juwon Park looks at how smart technologies have become a game changer for the water industry.

  • China Hits A Roadblock

    China is facing its biggest growth challenge in 25 years as it struggles to revitalise a slowing economy. Why is it so difficult for China to do this? What are the red flags facing the world’s second largest economy? Chor Khieng Yuit looks for some answers.

  • Future Of Retail

    Once called a shopper's paradise, Singapore's retail scene has been in a slump in the last couple of years. A combination of high rents, lower tourism spending and the rise of e-commerce has led many global brands and operators to pack up shop. But as Jonathan Peeris discovers, mall operators and retailers have joined forces to do something about it.

Smart Solutions

Jul 9, 2016

Robotic swans, unmanned aerial vehicles, microbial sensors. Smart technology is transforming the water industry. And, China's economic seems to have stalled. Is the worst yet to come? Plus, Singapore malls get a revamp as a retail slump hits.

  • Post Brexit

    It’s been a week since Britain shocked the world by voting to leave the European Union. Markets tumbled and the British pound fell to its lowest level in over 30 years. This week, we ask a question that’s on the lips of market watchers and analysts alike. What’s next? Jonathan Peeris explores the new reality of an EU without the UK.

  • Online To Offline

    Shopping has never been easier. You go online, look for what you want and, with a few clicks, your order is delivered to your door. But in case you haven’t heard, more online retailers are setting up offline stores! What’s in it for shoppers? Juwon Park looks closer at this latest trend in the ever-changing world of retail.

  • Russell Ong

    When it comes to investing, things do not always go the way you planned. Former national swimmer, Russell Ong, studied finance in his university days, only to find out that textbook theories are not always applicable in real life. Today, he works in the financial sector and continues his education in the real world.

Expect The Unexpected

Jul 2, 2016

The decision is now with investors – to “Leave” or “Remain” in the markets as the effects of Brexit unfolds. And, e-commerce makes a reverse turn from online to offline. Plus, how former national swimmer, Russell Ong, tried investing at 17. He got burned but learnt the difference between textbook finance and real life investing.

  • Equities h2 outlook

    Volatility has kept investors on edge since the first trading day of 2016. Now, at the mid-year mark, Brexit has unleashed more uncertainty. What’s driving the equity market and what are the risks and opportunities that come with it? Juwon Park asks equity strategists for their investment strategies for H2 2016 – especially for Asia.

  • Currencies h2 outlook

    The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has predictably caused turmoil in the world’s financial markets. The pound sterling has tumbled to multi-year lows. Now, with so much added volatility still in the markets, which currencies should you keep an eye on for the rest of the year? Jonathan Peeris finds out.

  • Commodities h2 outlook

    Fears of Brexit had pushed up gold prices over the past week. Now that Britons have voted, the markets can focus on the fundamentals. And it looks like the positive structural story for the commodities market remains intact. Chor Khieng Yuit finds out which commodities the experts like.

Mid-year investment outlook

Jun 25, 2016

Defying expectations, the UK has voted to leave the EU. We examine the risks and opportunities, as well as the direction stocks, currencies and commodities could take in the next half of the year.

  • To b+e or not to b+e

    The odds are as close as the toss of a coin when Britons vote on June 23rd whether to stay in the European Union. What are the implications of a vote to "Remain" or "Leave" for not just Europe but also Asia and the rest of the world? Jonathan Peeris finds out if fears of BREXIT are justified.

  • A tasty investment

    Roti Prata, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Nasi Lemak and Laksa. These are some of Singapore’s best-loved dishes. But did you know that besides spending money on food, we can make money from eating it too? Chor Khieng Yuit looks at how food opens up a menu of investment opportunities.

  • Nurul aini

    Investing does not have to be difficult. One of Malay television’s biggest actresses, Nurul Aini, started investing in her youth with a small investment in her own blogshop. Since then, she has dabbled in different types and even got burned along the way. But that’s not stopping her from looking for new ways to grow her money.

To b+e or not to b+e

Jun 18, 2016

It may be a big risk to take but a shock referendum result on June 23rd could see Britain leave the EU. We examine the implications. And, Singapore’s vibrant food sector throws up new investment opportunities. Plus, TV star Nurul Aini lets us in on how she invests her money.

  • Passion For Profit (Part 2)

    In the second part on Passion Investing, we look at supercars, football clubs and super yachts – three unique investments that offer more than just status and glamour. Their price tags may be in the millions, but their returns can sometimes surprise us.

  • Hospitality Reits: Buy, Hold or Sell?

    Last year, Singapore tourism receipts fell for the first time in six years and hospitality REITS took a drubbing from the slowdown in tourist spending. But with a steady improvement in tourist arrivals since the start of the year, Chor Khieng Yuit finds out if you should reassess your investment views on Hospitality REITs.

  • Up close with binod chaudhary

    From political instability to a devastating earthquake, Nepal has endured some tough times. But one man wants to transform this image of suffering and poverty and show the world a land of opportunity and untapped potential. He is Nepal’s golden son – businessman and philanthropist, Binod Chaudhary – Nepal’s first and only billionaire, as listed by Forbes magazine.

The Big League

Jun 11, 2016

From super yachts to football clubs, which Investments of Passion are hot now? And, Singapore's hospitality industry appears to be picking up based on Q1 tourism numbers. So, is it time to pick up hospitality REITS? Plus, Nepal's only billionaire, Binod Chaudhary, built his fortune across many countries, but he's looking homeward to build the future.