The Weekly Nibble: Disruption and Opportunities
Here are some of the more interesting articles that have appeared in the Motley Fool Singapore’s website over the past week. Let’s take a look at them.
“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett
Many may think that options are risky. But if we know what we are doing with them, they are risky no more.
In this article, fellow Fool, Jeremy Chia, discusses how options can be used to earn income and be part of our investing strategy.
China’s One Belt One Road is arguably one of the world’s most ambitious projects. It aims to bring together the economies of Europe, Asia and Africa through a network of transport and communications infrastructure.
On that note, check out what one of Singapore’s banks, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX: O39), thinks about the project and how it may benefit from it.
The talk of the town now is e-payments, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong touched on the topic during his National Day Rally.
Some countries are way ahead than us.
A study has shown that 92% of people in China’s top-tier cities chose mobile payment methods, such as Tencent’s WeChat Pay, as their preferred method to pay retailers. However, in Singapore, 60% our transactions are still cash-based. If we don’t disrupt ourselves, we will get disrupted.
The head of DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Piyush Gupta, tells us what his bank is doing to help Singaporeans in the e-payments arena.