The Afternoon Update with Rachel Kelly


Fill your workday afternoon with Rachel Kelly as she brings you conversations that will inspire and inform on programs like ‘Eco Money’,  ‘Money in the Market’ and ‘Your Health’. #TheAfternoonUpdate #EcoMoney #MarketView #MoneyintheMarket #YourHealth  #SustainableSingapore #TheView

AUG 19, 2022
19/08/22 - The View: SGX CFO on latest results and outlook
Singapore Exchange has just reported its highest revenue since listing. Not a bad turnout for a very volatile year. But as geopolitical issues continue to weigh on markets - what does the year ahead hold? To find out - Rachel Kelly speaks with  Ng Yao Loong, Chief Financial Officer, SGX for an outlook and to take a deeper dive into the latest earnings results.

AUG 19, 2022
19/08/22 - Money in the Market: When can investors get the best returns?
Special purpose acquisition companies surged in popularity in 2020.  But - today, SPAC deals are down by nearly 50%, with major banks announcing that they would tone down, if not exit, their involvement in the long term. Rachel Kelly speaks to Martin W. Hennecke, Head of Asia Investment Advisory, St. James’s Place to discuss where the next value opportunity is for investors.

AUG 19, 2022
19/08/22 - What's Trending: Shifting career gears and building a barre business
The pandemic has fuelled a global boom in entrepreneurship - But what does it take to make that leap. And once you do - sustain it?  Rachel Kelly speaks to Linda Tang, Co-Founder, WeBarre to find out more about Barre and how pivoting during the pandemic resulted in better customer engagement. 

AUG 18, 2022
18/08/22 - Sustainable Singapore: New Singapore agri technology launches to improve farmers yields
Imagine if a water filter could improve the yield of a crop by close to 20%? Over two decades ago the JAH Cultura team dreamed just that. Now a new Singapore grown food tech solution to improve crop yields has been launched to the market - Rachel Kelly speaks to Tan Chong Hui, Co-Founder,  JAH Cultura to find out more.  01:53: How can what could be described as a water filter improve crop yields? 07:30: How affordable is new farm tech for urban farmers? 10:23: How is Singapore agri tech hoping to tackle issues such as soil erosion?

AUG 18, 2022
18/08/22 - Money in the Market: Outlook for China's economy
A slew of concerns are muddying an already unpredictable market for Chinese stocks. China is experiencing more regional Covid surges, and has responded to the situation as it said it would—with its strict COVID-zero policy, regardless of economic consequences.  On top of this China also faces property woes, with frustrated homebuyers no longer paying mortgage payments. Rachel Kelly speaks to Vanessa Chan, Head of Asian Fixed Income Investing Directing, at Fidelity International for an outlook.

AUG 17, 2022
17/08/22 - Money in the Market: Market downturns and increasing uncertainty - should we panic?
With political and economic uncertainty, markets have been volatile in recent months- with the stock market flashing red day after day in some days. But why have Singapore stocks bucked the regional downward trend and are still up year-to-date? And how can Singaporean investors protect their portfolio and manage risk during times of uncertainty? On Money in the Market, Charu Chanana, Market Strategist at Saxo Markets, answers these questions and provides more insights into how the STI is performing amidst inflation and interest rate hikes. 

AUG 15, 2022
15/08/22 - Money in the Market: How much longer will the high energy price environment last?
Energy prices are soaring - Liquefied natural gas prices in Asia are now at about US$50 per million British thermal units. Stephen Stapczynski - Energy and Commodities Reporter, Bloomberg shares what this means for  Singapore and the energy transition as well as large global energy players.

AUG 12, 2022
12/08/22 - The View: Turning a hobby into a booming bicycle business
The Afternoon Update's Rachel Kelly speaks with Lawrence Chow, Founder of B-Spokes to find out how he turned his passion for cycling into a business which is now the exclusive distributors of Brompton Bicycles in Singapore.

AUG 12, 2022
12/08/22 - Money in the Market: How well has the STI performed in July compared to other benchmarks in the region?
On Money in the Market, Geoff Howie, Market Strategist at the SGX, joins us for a market wrap of the week, with focus on Singapore's GDP forecast; total market turnover of the SGX; and the cooler-than-expected US inflation numbers. 

AUG 12, 2022
12/08/22 - Could we see a Biden/Trump rematch in 2024?
The Afternoon Update's Rachel Kelly speaks with Curtis Chin, Senior Asia Fellow at Milken Institute to discuss the upcoming US midterms, whether we could see US President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump run in 2024, as well as the ripple effects of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. Mr Chin also provided a preview of the upcoming Milken Institute Asia Summit taking place in September.

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