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Money Mind - S1E11: 5 things you need to know about investing in whisky | EP 11

Money Mind
08 Nov 2021 09:06AM
19 mins

In turbulent times, investors look for safe havens. And one liquid asset that is attracting attention is whisky. In fact, rare whisky is an alternative asset whose performance has outstripped the S&P 500 over the past few years. Should you be investing in whisky, or drinking it? Jonathan Peeris has a spirited discussion with Ho Chun Wing, whisky specialist at Rarefinds Worldwide, and Felipe Schrieberg, who writes extensively about whisky.

Money Mind - S1E5: 5 things you need to know about winning the millennial consumer | EP 5

Why is “too perfect” sometimes a bad thing? And how do you come up with a brand story when your customers value authenticity and community? Find out how businesses can tap into and win the fast-growing and lucrative millennial consumer market. Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Jörg Dietzel, adjunct faculty at SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business; Althea Lim, group CEO and co-founder of digital talent agency Gushcloud International; and Marcus Ho, managing director of digital marketing agency Brew Interactive.


26/04/2021 18 mins

Money Mind - S1E4: 5 things you need to know about what are NFTs and why are they trending? | EP 4

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens are a hot trend in the worlds of tech, finance and art. So why are people paying millions of dollars for these digital assets? Are they an emerging asset class, or the latest bubble in the tech world? And what do investors need to know, if they want to put their money into NFTs? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Kelvin Goh, head of wealth advisory at OCBC Bank, and Anndy Lian, blockchain expert and an advisor board member of Hyundai DAC. 

12/04/2021 13 mins

Money Mind - S1E3: 5 things you need to know about spotting a stock market bubble and how investors can shield themselves | EP 3

US equity markets are on a tear, with the S&P 500 rising over 70 per cent since its low in March 2020, and the NASDAQ doubling. Elsewhere, Tesla’s market cap has skyrocketed, Bitcoin prices have surged, and Reddit traders pushed GameStop’s stock to dizzying heights. Is market exuberance frothing over and a meltdown imminent? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Stuart Rumble, multi asset investment director at Fidelity International, and Ben Charoenwong, assistant professor at the Department of Finance, NUS Business School.

15/03/2021 16 mins

Money Mind - S1E2: 5 things you need to know about low interest rates and how do you make your money work better? | EP 2

Interest rates are at historical lows and expected to remain this way for some time. Who are the winners and losers, and how do you plan your finances to take advantage of the near zero rates? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Vasu Menon, executive director of investment strategy at OCBC Bank, and Christopher Tan, CEO of Providend.

08/03/2021 13 mins

Money Mind - S1E1: 5 things you need to know if 2021 be the year when aviation recovers | EP 1

Aviation has been one of the worst-affected sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the arrival of the first vaccines, is there now light at the end of the tunnel for the industry around the world? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Jeffrey Goh, CEO, Star Alliance, and aviation consultant Brendan Sobie to get their assessment.

01/03/2021 18 mins