Sunday, January 13, 2013

Passive Investment - Php ETF

13 Jan 2012(Sun), 1.30pm - 5.30pm   NTUC Auditorium

Come and understand what is the Passive Investment Strategy and how it can help you to stay ahead in 2013. Hear what the experts have to say to build a long term investment plan regardless whether you're new to the markets or not.

Who should attend?
  • Long term investors who are looking for low cost investing
  • Existing blue chip investors
  • Investors who are new to ETF strategy

Read "Limit Your Risk in 2013", 26 Nov 2012, Strait Times

Programme Highlight*

Macro Outlook for 2013
Mr Ng Weiwen
Macro Analyst
Phillip Securities Research
Mix and Match: ETFs and Indices
ETF Strategist
Morningstar Asia

How to capture investment opportunities with ETFs? What are the risks?
Deutsche Bank db X-trackers ETFs
Finding Opportunities with iShares Asian Fixed Income ETFs
Panel Discussion :
Adapting to the New Normal
Moderator:Mr Jackie Choy
                                    Tea Break
Slow & Steady... Active vs Passive in SG and Beyond
Regional Director for the Official Insitutions Group
The Test of Gold Investing over Time
Efficiently Accessing Gold via an ETF
Managing Director
World Gold Council
Making $ENSE of Your Personal Finances & Investments
Mr Sam GohExecutive Wealth Coach
Wisdom Capital LLP
Stock Picks for Q1 2013
Singapore Equity Strategist
Phillip Securities Research
*Programme is subject to changes without prior notice.
+Light refreshment will be provided during the break.

Speaker Profile              

Mr Ng WeiwenMacro Analyst
Phillip Securities Research
Weiwen is a macro analyst at the Phillip Securities Research Macro Strategy team, responsible for macroeconomic surveillance and the market outlook.
Prior to joining Phillip Securities Research, Weiwen was an economist at the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Weiwen received his Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) from the Singapore Management University, where he graduated with double majors in Economics and Acturial Science.


Morningstar Asia


Mr Jackie Choy
ETF Strategist
Morningstar Asia
Jackie Choy is an ETF Strategist for Morningstar, overseeing Morningstar’s ETF research activities in Asia. Prior to joining Morningstar in 2012, he was an investment analyst at Cohen and Steers, a fund company specializing in real estate securities, covering Hong Kong real estate securities. Before joining Cohen and Steers in 2010, he was a research analyst for Nomura/Lehman Brothers, covering Hong Kong and China real estate securities. Choy holds a Master of Arts in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Oxford and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Mr Anson Chow
db-X Deutsche Bank
Anson Chow joined Deutsche Bank’s db-X team in 2007 and is responsible for Deutsche Bank’s exchange listed products including product development, statistical analysis and investor education and training. Currently Anson works with the financial institutions and the brokers in Hong Kong, mainland China and Singapore on product training. He speaks regularly in public investment seminars and attends media interviews in Hong Kong. Anson holds a degree in Economics from the University of Chicago in the USA.

Mr Suresh Singh
Director, BlackRock

Suresh Singh, Director, BlackRock. Suresh has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets.  Previously he was Managing Director at Macquarie Bank where he initiated and ran the fund of hedge funds business and recently was head of Sales and Structuring (SE Asia) for Macquarie Funds covering institutional and private wealth clients. Suresh joined Macquarie with its acquisition of the Bankers Trust Australia's investment banking business. Prior to that Suresh worked at National Australia Bank's Global Independent Risk Oversight unit where he was Head of Risk Analytics. Suresh has a BEng (Hons) degree from University of NSW, Sydney.

Mr Hon Cheung
Managing Director, Regional Director

Hon Cheung is a Managing Director for State Street Global Advisors and is the Regional Director for the Official Institutions Group in Asia with responsibility for developing relationships with central banks, sovereign wealth funds and other government institutions in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Cheung joined State Street Global Advisors in 1996 and has served senior roles in the London, Hong Kong and Singapore offices. 

Mr Albert Cheng
Regional Director
World Gold Council
Albert Cheng joined the World Gold Council, Singapore regional office in March 1993 as a Regional Manager, Planning and Business Development, Far East, becoming Managing Director, Far East in 2003 with responsibility for operations in the entire region.
Prior to his many years in gold marketing, he was with Dentsu, Young and Rubicam, Hong Kong in the early 80's, where he was responsible for a number of popular and durable consumer products. He was Account Director when he left. His career in gold marketing began in July, 1985 when he joined the Royal Canadian Mint as a Manager for South East Asia. A graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Mr. Cheng holds a degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing.


Mr Sam GohExecutive Wealth Coach
Wisdom Capital LLP
Sam Goh is the founder and executive wealth coach at Wisdom Capital, a wealth coaching firm that specialises in premier and financial wealth coaching.  Officially accredited as the youngest wealth coach and trainer in Asia, Sam has been invited to speak at financial institutions, corporate organisations, educational institutions in Singapore and Malaysia.
He is currently one of the lead trainers at Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) and serves as one of the external appointed consultants at EPF (Malaysia's equivalent of CPF).  Sam also serves as one of the Investor Education Trainers at the Securities Investors Association of Singapore (SIAS).  He has been featured in major newspapers, magazines and TV talk-shows in Singapore which invlude Lianhe Zaobao, The Sunday Times, The Straits Times, The Business Times, Asiaone Business, NTUC Lifestyle magazine, FundSupermart, TODAY, Money Smart etc. Sam holds the associate financial planner accreditation and currently sits on the committee of Financial Services Consumers Association of Singapore (FiSCA).

Mr Derrick Heng
Singapore Equity Strategist
Phillip Securities Research

Derrick Heng is an Investment Analyst with Phillip Securities Research, specializing in equity research into the Transportation sector. Prior to joining Phillip Securities, Derrick was an Engineer at the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), bringing along with him a strong understanding of the engineering and defense sector. He has since actively covered blue-chip companies such as Singapore Airlines, SIA Engineering, ST Engineering and SATS. Derrick graduated from the National University of Singapore with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. He had passed all 3 levels of the CFA program.

It has been three years since the launch of, a free comprehensive ETF resource to the public. With our belief and commitment in investor education, innovation and transparency in mind, we are opening this event to all investors. This is our way of thanking all of you who have supported us in this journey and to celebrate the past three years in ETF education.


  1. Bullion Exchanges is a well known Precious Metals Retailer located in New York City's Diamond District.

    They have a wide inventory of products including but not limited to, precious metals that range from the gold & silver to the newly emerging platinum and palladium.

    They are offering a wide range of products appealing to 1st time buyers and for established investors.


    Professional trading signals delivered to your cell phone daily.

    Start following our signals NOW and profit up to 270% per day.

  3. There's SHOCKING news in the sports betting industry.

    It has been said that any bettor must watch this,

    Watch this or quit betting on sports...

    Sports Cash System - Automated Sports Betting Software.

  4. eToro is the best forex trading platform for newbie and advanced traders.

  5. If you want your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend to come crawling back to you on their knees (no matter why you broke up) you got to watch this video
    right away...

    (VIDEO) Have your ex CRAWLING back to you...?