Investing during recession can be rewarding: BT Money Hacks (Ep 152)
Published on 01 Oct, 2023
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Is investing during a recession a good idea? Can it be rewarding? How do we fight natural instincts to become more conservative because the best investments may not be what we expect?

Howie Lim gets insights from Francis Tan, investment strategist at UOB Private Bank’s chief investment office.

Synopsis: Every first and third Monday of the month, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips.

Highlights of the conversation:

01:02 Market developments to watch

03:36 What approach to take in uncertainty

05:10 The balance between risk and returns

06:58 Assets and products to consider

08:38 Passive or active investing?

11:10 Discretionary investing

13:33 Markets are always uncertain, what to do? 

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Written and hosted by: Howie Lim (howielim@sph.com.sg)

With Francis Tan, investment strategist at UOB Private Bank’s chief investment office.

Edited by: Howie Lim & Claressa Monteiro

Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

Produced by: BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media

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