Debating the best investment strategy

Debating the best investment strategy
News from Bangkok Post:

Want to learn more about how to “grow” your money, but don’t feel like signing up for a serious seminar? Here’s a possible alternative.

Padermpob Songkroh, left, and Kavee Chukitkasem will take part in a debate on investment strategies at Siam Paragon this Thursday evening.

“KSecurities l Macquarie Present: The Money Me Show” will be offering information tips in an informative and entertaining talk-show format open to the general public.

Scheduled to run from 5.30pm to 8.30pm this Thursday at the Siam Pavalai Grand Theatre at Siam Paragon, the show, held under the theme “One World One View”, will explore and analyse the economic outlook for Thailand and Asia in 2013 through easy-to-digest, yet informative talks by foreign analysts, stock gurus and special speakers including top executives of listed companies. The highlight of the event should be a debate between two stock gurus who espouse totally different investment strategies, but who have both been equally successful. On one side is Padermpob Songkroh, managing director for equity wealth management at Kasikorn Securities Pcl. He is a so-called momentum investor who believes in focusing on trading based on economic and industrial factors. He will be going up against Kavee Chukitkasem, assistant managing director of the Research Departm…………… continues on Bangkok Post

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Gov’t Funds Will Coordinate Investment Strategies
News from The Taiwan Economic News:

Taipei, Nov. 26, 2012 (CENS)–Related government agencies will integrate the resources of state banks and public funds, totaling NT$ 300 billion in scale, to bolster the languid stock market via coordinated investment strategy, according to the program for bolstering the stock market being drafted by the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet).

The coordinated investment strategy will amplify the effect of the government-related funds in vitalizing the stock market, in sharp contrast to the diversified power of the existing practice under which various government-related funds invest in the stock market according to their own strategies. Meanwhile, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) will induce massive life insurance funds to invest in the stock market via policy instruction, injecting additional vitality to the market.

Vice Premier Jiang Yi-hua noted yesterday (Nov. 25) that the Executive Yuan (the Cabinet) has instructed the FSC to enhance the investment performance of the major public funds in the short term. Chang Sheng-ford, minister of finance, also pointed out that to avoid contradiction of investment strategies among public funds, government units in charge can meet to coordinate their investments beforehand.

The government is endeavoring to bolster the stock market via three channels, the national security fund under the charge of Vice…………… continues on The Taiwan Economic News

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Attracting International Investment for Development

This publication is a collection of conference papers from the OECD Global Forum on International Investment (GFII) held in Shanghai on 5-6 December 2002. Some of the questions that preoccupy the world investment community addressed in the book include:   What lessons can be drawn from various experiences across the world with policies for attracting FDI, including strategies based on tax and other incentives?   How can multinational enterprises contribute to promoting the developmental benefits of FDI?   How can FDI and portfolio investments best complement each other in support of development?   Are there effective ways to achieve synergies between FDI and official development aid in leveraging private investment for development projects in less developed countries? The Global Forum on International Investment is part of the OECD’s ongoing strategy of co-operation with non-member economies around the world.
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