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

Money Mind
12 Apr 2021 03:32PM
13 mins

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. 

Money Mind: 5 things you need to know about retirement planning | EP 12

When should you start planning for life after employment? What’s the number one thing you need to do before you can retire securely? And why you need not just a pay cheque, but also a “play” cheque. Jonathan Peeris goes through the essential retirement planning checklist with Vincent Chan of Fullerton Fund Management, and Carlos Lee of the Insurance and Financial Practitioners Association of…

15/11/2021 18 mins

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

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…

08/11/2021 19 mins

Money Mind: 5 things you need to know about avoiding cryptocurrency scams | EP 10

Crimes related to cryptocurrency investments are on the rise in Singapore. Between 2018 and 2020, investors in Singapore lost around S$29 million to fraud and cheating in cryptocurrency investments. The number of police reports related to such investments has also more than tripled. How do you avoid being caught in a cryptocurrency scam? Money Mind’s Jonathan Peeris speaks to Hong Qi Yu from…

27/09/2021 12 mins

Money Mind: 5 things you need to know about Esports | EP 9

Esports, or competitive gaming, is on track to be a billion-dollar industry. And Asia is where the action is, with forecasts of double-digit growth in the ASEAN region. What are the rewards – and risks – of investing in this sector? And why should you pay attention, even if you’re not a gamer yourself? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Lau Kin Wai, co-founder of Esports Players…

02/08/2021 15 mins

Money Mind: 5 things you need to know about decentralised finance | EP 8

It is said to be a new way of handling money that’s cheaper, faster and provide higher yields. But what exactly is decentralised finance or DeFi for short? What do investors need to know about the benefits and risks? Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks with Shane Ai, head of R&D at ByBit, a cryptocurrency exchange and Zann Kwan, co-founder of Bitcoin Exchange and decentralised…

21/06/2021 17 mins