45 episodes

Hosted by Adam Bakhtiar and Julie Yoo of Channel NewsAsia’s flagship business bulletin, Asia Business First. The ABF Podcast provides an in-depth look at the business and financial news and trends that matter to you.

The ABF Podcast Channel NewsAsia

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    • 4.8, 12 Ratings

Hosted by Adam Bakhtiar and Julie Yoo of Channel NewsAsia’s flagship business bulletin, Asia Business First. The ABF Podcast provides an in-depth look at the business and financial news and trends that matter to you.

    24 Jan 2019: Making the Most of the CPF

    24 Jan 2019: Making the Most of the CPF

    Experts discuss how to optimize various schemes under Singapore’s compulsory comprehensive savings plan, the Central Provident Fund.

    Guests: Christopher Tan, Executive Director of MoneyOwl and CEO of Providend. And Kelvin Goh, Head of Investments and Wealth Advisory at OCBC Bank.

    • 30 min
    18 Jan 2019: Outlook for Smartphones

    18 Jan 2019: Outlook for Smartphones

    Apple is facing unprecedented difficulties as iPhone sales slump. Are the days of thousand-dollar phones over?

    Guests: Kiranjeet Kaur, Senior Research Manager from market intelligence firm, IDC and Manjunath Bhat, Senior Director Analyst from information technology research and advisory company, Gartner.

    • 27 min
    11 Jan 2019: Singapore Motorshow

    11 Jan 2019: Singapore Motorshow

    Two experts tell us what’s trending at the Singapore Motorshow, and their top picks.

    Guests: Clifford Chow, Editor of Oneshift.com and Sheldon Trollope, Editorial Director of evo Singapore.

    • 27 min
    27 Dec 2018: The risks and rewards of overseas properties

    27 Dec 2018: The risks and rewards of overseas properties

    What should you consider before investing in a property abroad, and which emerging markets are a viable option?

    Guests: Dr Davin Wang, Chief Data Officer at property data company StreetSine Technology Group and Ismail Gafoore, co-founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of Singapore's largest listed real estate agency, PropNex. 

    • 34 min
    13 Dec 2018: Is this the beginning of the end for Bitcoin?

    13 Dec 2018: Is this the beginning of the end for Bitcoin?

    Bitcoin’s value has plunged more than 80% from its highs in December 2017. Experts weigh in on whether it could bounce back.

    Guests: Gaurang Torvekar, co-founder and CEO of Indorse; and Leslie Chan, blockchain consultant with Kryptoia and Vice President of the Singapore Bitcoin Club.

    • 33 min
    6 Dec 2018: Do you really need a lawyer to draft your will?

    6 Dec 2018: Do you really need a lawyer to draft your will?

    You can get your will drafted online for free. But are such wills legal and valid? And are they suitable for everyone?

    Guests: Alvin T'ng, founder of will drafting website WillCraft (www.willcraftnow.com); Roy Lim, Partner at law firm Robert Wang & Woo which specialises in will drafting and estate & trust matters; and Keon Chee, Estate Planning Advisor with Kensington Trust.

    • 26 min

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