Latest insights and investment opportunities

Latest insights and investment opportunities

About OCBC Wealth Panel

About OCBC Wealth Panel

OCBC Wealth Panel draws on the collective expertise and experience of wealth management experts from OCBC Group, namely OCBC Bank, OCBC Investment Research, Lion Global Investors, and Bank of Singapore. With over 200 years of investment experience, the panel provides timely advisory services to grow, manage, and protect your wealth.
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Wealth insights with the OCBC Wealth Panel

We have collaborated with MONEY FM 89.3 to launch a series of weekly podcasts, aired every Tuesday at 7.50am over 10 weeks. Each podcast will feature an OCBC Wealth Panel member’s insights into interesting wealth management and investment topics. You can also listen to past podcasts and read related articles below.

25 May 2021

Wealth management: For the many, not the few

Wealth Management is often equated with investments. Is this a fair perception? Tan Siew Lee, Head of Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, helps us get the basics right.
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18 May 2021

Of fads and fundamentals

Last year’s OCBC Financial Wellness Index survey contained a number of interesting findings. One that stood out was that 24% of respondents said they speculate excessively in the hopes of making quick gains, compared to 17% in the previous year. With GameStop and Bitcoin making news this year, is speculation or trading an acceptable strategy to grow your money? Tan Siew Lee, Head of Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, shares her thoughts.
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11 May 2021

Ride out market cycles: Balance your portfolio for long term wealth creation

Even as economies recover, the world looks set to be an uncertain place with many moving parts. This many not change for many years. Given this backdrop, Tan Siew Lee, Head of Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, shares with us what’s the best way to invest in the markets without losing too much sleep.
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4 May 2021

Will the US Dollar remain under pressure in 2021?

The US Dollar has weakened since March 2020, after the initial pandemic shock. Will it continue to weaken this year under the Biden presidency? Which currencies will take this opportunity to shine against the US Dollar? Tommy Xie, Head of OCBC Greater China Research, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, shares his views.
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27 April 2021

The case for ESG investing

ESG is becoming a very popular investment theme globally. Tune in as Vasu Menon, Executive Director of Investment Strategy, Wealth Management Singapore and a member of OCBC Wealth Panel, shares his views on ESG investing.
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20 April 2021

Singapore Residential Property: Physical assets or stocks?

It looks like 2021 is going to be a healthy year for properties. Will the good vibes spread to property stocks as well? We turn to Carmen Lee, Head, OCBC Investment Research, OCBC Bank, and an OCBC Wealth Panel member, to hear her views on the sector.
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13 April 2021

Will China's phenomenal growth continue in 2021?

China had a bull run in 2020. What’s driving China’s phenomenal growth and will 2021 be another fantastic year for Chinese stocks? Tommy Xie, Head of OCBC Greater China Research, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, answers your burning questions.
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6 April 2021

Is Asia ex-Japan a risky investment proposition?

Are there good reasons for investors to continue investing in risky assets like Asian equities? Vasu Menon, Executive Director for OCBC Investment Strategy at Wealth Management Singapore, and a member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, thinks the investment outlook remains positive for now. Tune in to find out why.
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30 March 2021

Can the Singapore market overtake its peers in 2021?

The Singapore market underperformed its peers in 2020 but has done well in 2021 as investors switched from growth to value stocks. Will the good run continue? Hear what Carmen Lee, Head for OCBC Investment Research and an OCBC Wealth Panel member, has to say.
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23 March 2021

Is there a bubble in equity markets?

Are stock markets too high and poised for a sharp fall? Hear what Vasu Menon, Executive Director for OCBC Investment Strategy at Wealth Management Singapore, and member of the OCBC Wealth Panel, has to share.
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OCBC Insights videos

Peering into the 4Q21 crystal ball


21 September 2021

View our webinar recording featuring a sharing by Selena Ling, OCBC Bank’s Head of Treasury Research and Strategy on her take on the macro environment in the 4th quarter of 2021, as well as a dialogue between Selena and Helen Wong, Group CEO of OCBC Bank on Asian markets.

OCBC Premier Banking Legacy Planning Webinar


25 August 2021

View our webinar recording where we make the whole complex process of legacy planning less intimidating. We will focus on four simple ways to help you manage your wealth preservation and distribution needs in this new age with its accompanying challenges.

Navigating Singapore’s Property Market in a Post Pandemic World


29 July 2021

Listen to the webinar recording as we invite Mr Lim Yong Hock, Key Executive Officer of Propnex Realty and Mr Haryadi Hadi, Partner of Sim Mong Teck & Partners to share their insights on property trends, common pitfalls that will affect high-end transactions, and what to consider in choosing the right properties.

Global – Market Outlook for 2H 2021


13 July 2021

What impact will the precipitous decline of COVID-19 cases around the world have on growth stocks? What are the implications for ESG in the post-COVID markets? Joo Wah, CIO at Lion Global Investors shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for global markets in the second half of 2021.


Global – Market Outlook for 2H 2021

What impact will the precipitous decline of COVID-19 cases around the world have on growth stocks? What are the implications for ESG in the post-COVID markets? Joo Wah, CIO at Lion Global Investors shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for global markets in the second half of 2021.

Reflation - Threat or Opportunity?


7 July 2021

Stock prices have rallied sharply as equity markets have benefited from the pandemic recovery, which is projected to boost economic growth and corporate earnings. View our outlook webinar recording as the OCBC Wealth Panel discussed how investors should position their portfolios to capitalise on opportunities and hedge against risks.

Market Volatility – Threat or Opportunity?


3 June 2021

In this video, Vasu Menon, Executive Director, Investment Strategy, OCBC Wealth Management, shares the reasons for the market turbulence in the first half of the year and offers views on the second half outlook and what it means for investors.


Market Volatility – Threat or Opportunity?

In this video, Vasu Menon, Executive Director, Investment Strategy, OCBC Wealth Management, shares the reasons for the market turbulence in the first half of the year and offers views on the second half outlook and what it means for investors.

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