forex algorithmic trading

16 Types of Forex Algorithmic Trading Strategies

Algorithmic trading (a variation of systematic trading) is quite commonly utilized for the buying and selling of currencies in the foreign exchange (forex) market. Such technology oriented approach is ideal for forex trading given its speed and flexibility. Most importantly, it eliminates the emotional ups and downs...

algo trading vs robo-advisor

Algorithmic trading vs robo-advisor: the 7 key differences

With a rise in popularity in robo-advisors, there has been an increase in marketing literature attempting to explain what robo-advisors do, with some confounding ones, equating robo-advisors with algorithmic trading.  In this article, we talk about the 7 points of differences between robo-advisory and algorithmic trading. What...

types of hedge funds

Types of Hedge Funds

Alfred Winslow Jones’ organisation, A.W. Jones and Co., launched the idea of a hedge fund in 1949. He began investing with $100,000 in a combination of long-short positions to minimise his risk and made multiple folds thereafter.  The strategy he employed is today known as the...

investment banking vs wealth management

Investment Banking vs Wealth Management

In our earlier articles, we discussed the differences between asset management and private banking with wealth management. Between the three topics which have been compared, investment banking has the least commonality with wealth management in terms of the types of services offered. The core purpose and...

algo fund

What are Algo Funds?

‘Algo’ is commonly used in short for ‘algorithmic’. An algo fund is one of the many types of investment funds available in Singapore and in countries with more mature trading markets or infrastructures, such as the United States of America and United Kingdom. Algo funds are active...

fund of funds

What is a Fund of Funds?

A fund of funds (FOF) is one of many types of investment funds which exist in the finance industry. It is also known as a Collective Investment or a Multi-Manager investment fund. In this article, we discuss what a fund of funds is, the investment strategy used,...

Why Family Offices are moving to Singapore

Why Family Offices Are Moving To Singapore

The answer lies in what Singapore can offer as a country, the avant garde initiatives of its government, and its advanced wealth management ecosystem. There are two categories of family offices moving to Singapore: (1) redomiciled, (2) new foreign entities. The process for domiciliation and redomiciliation...

wealth management treands

10 Game-changing Wealth Management Trends in 2020

Aside from investment risk-return, there are 10 trends in 2020 which affect investors and the wealth management industry. 1.  GEOPOLITICAL UNCERTAINTY 2020 has been a tumultuous year. On 31 January, we had Brexit which adversely affected the EU and caused internal political friction. Next, political tension between...