ECONOMY | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Daily Briefing: Gold could be the next best asset to hold; Market gets bearish towards Jardine C&C

And here are the five cheapest cars in Singapore.

From The Motley Fool:

Since the start of the year, the price of gold has risen by 12%. This is a relatively impressive result at a time when stock markets across the globe have risen sharply. They have benefitted from improved investor sentiment, which usually makes a defensive asset such as gold less appealing. Therefore, the fact gold has risen in price is somewhat surprising in that respect.

Of course, the world faces significant geopolitical uncertainty from the situation in North Korea. It remains difficult to predict how events will unfold. For the gold price, it could be a key catalyst which could send it sharply higher or lower over the next year.

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From via Yahoo!:

Cars in Singapore are known to be notoriously expensive. High COE prices along with the Additional Registration Fee (ARF) makes Singapore the world’s most expensive place to own a car.

Whether it’s to constantly ferry elderly parents, young children or for work-related reasons, there are times when a car that brings us from point A to point B is all that we need.

If you are one of those who needs a car, we got you covered. Here are the 5 cheapest cars that you can buy in Singapore right now.

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From The Motley Fool:

Clearly, the market has turned negative or less positive about the company. But why so?

Unfortunately, we do not have a clear answer for the question. One speculation is that investors are getting less bullish on the company, especially after the company’s share price has appreciated more than 45% since October 2015.

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