Daily Archives: 2017-06-08

US market attempts new highs despite oil plunge, UK election in focus

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The WTI Crude oil price plunged nearly 5% overnight to US$ 45.8 area this morning, as the US DoE data indicated a surprising surge in US commercial inventory. Crude oil stocks climbed 3.29m barrels over the last week, comparing to the market’s expectation of a 3.5m-barrel drop. Glut concerns hammered the oil price and led …

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What do university rankings mean?

I refer to the article “NTU overtakes NUS in latest QS university rankings” (Channel NewsAsia, Jun 8). It states that “Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was on Thursday (Jun 8) named Asia’s top university in the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, surpassing the National University of Singapore (NUS) in the process. NTU is ranked 11th in the world, above …

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Useful tips to unmask the wolves’ sheep clothing

by Property Soul Another property investment company A2A Capital was being put on the investor alert list by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The company marketed a land-banking scheme with investment in the United States and Canada that promised attractive returns of 134 percent or potentially 3 times the initial investment over 10 years. When the Singapore investors did …

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