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Money Mind - S2E1: 5 things you need to know about the global cooking oil crisis | EP 1

Money Mind - S2E1: 5 things you need to know about the global cooking oil crisis | EP 1
18 May 2022 08:45AM
08 mins

A shortage of cooking oil around the world is fuelling food inflation. And it’s made worse by rising food protectionism around the world, as countries ban key commodity exports to safeguard domestic supplies. Kicking off a new season, Money Mind looks at how Indonesia’s ban on palm oil exports will impact consumers and businesses. Are such restrictions a sign that something is wrong with the global food supply chain – and what can be done to fix it? Join Money Mind’s Sona Remesh and her guests, Radhika Rao, Senior Economist at DBS Bank, and Avtar Sandu, Senior Commodities Manager at Phillip Nova.

Money Mind - S2E6: 5 Things you need to know about building a unicorn start-up |EP 6

Southeast Asia is home to 35 unicorns – companies with a valuation of US$1 billion dollars. How does a start-up turn into a unicorn? Money Mind’s Jonathan Peeris speaks to Vinnie Lauria, founding partner at Golden Gate Ventures, Kiren Kumar, deputy chief executive for development at the Infocomm Media Development Authority and Marcus Tan, co-founder of Carousell.

23/06/2022 14 mins

Money Mind - S2E5: 5 Things you need to know about food export bans | EP 5

Countries around the world are limiting or banning food exports. Will this rising protectionism spark a food security crisis? And is there anything consumers can do? Sona Remesh is joined by Rob Subbaraman, head of global macro research at Nomura, and Sonia Akter, assistant professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

15/06/2022 8 mins

Money Mind - S2E4: 5 Things you need to know about rising mortgage rates | EP 4

Singapore’s home loan rates have more than doubled in 2022. As the US continues to raise interest rates to battle sky-rocketing inflation, what should home owners and property investors do next? Jonathan Peeris speaks to Clive Chng, Associate Director at Redbrick Mortgage Advisory and Christopher Tan, CEO of wealth advisory firm Providend to find out.

08/06/2022 14 mins

Money Mind - S2E3: 5 things you need to know about the crypto market crash | EP 3

The collapse of the TerraUSD stablecoin and Luna tokens has shaken investor confidence in cryptocurrencies. But even after an estimated US$300 billion loss in market value across the crypto market, some say it is a good time to get invested. Jonathan Peeris speaks to Zann Kwan, board member from the Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Start-ups Singapore (ACCESS) and Zennon Kapron,…

01/06/2022 17 mins

Money Mind - S2E2: 5 things you need to know about China’s economic slowdown | EP 2

China’s economy is feeling the full brunt of its zero-COVID strategy, as lockdowns and restrictions slam the brakes on consumption, production, and employment. With no sign of any letup in the policy, is the worst still to come? How will this slowdown affect businesses and economies in Asia? Could abandoning a zero-COVID policy create a different set of problems? Tommy Wu, Lead China Economist…

25/05/2022 10 mins