SPDR x Syfe: ETFs – Fact vs Fiction


January 14


07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/spdr-x-syfe-etfs-fact-vs-fiction-tickets-85757445829



Distrii Singapore

9 Raffles Place Level 2 Auditorium Space, Republic Plaza, Singapore, 048619

Singapore, SG, 048619

Instant diversification, low fees, and high liquidity making ETFs the ideal investment tool, but misconceptions are still holding back many.

Offering instant diversification, low fees, and high liquidity, ETFs are the ideal wealth-building tool. But some investors are still holding back over misconceptions about how ETFs work and what benefits they bring.

Some think ETFs carry unreasonable bid/ask spreads. Others worry ETF investing doesn’t work for fixed income securities.

In partnership with State Street Global Advisors, the issuer of Singapore’s most popular ETF, the SPDR Straits Times Index ETF, Syfe presents ETFs: Fact vs Fiction.

  • Common ETF myths debunked
  • What ETFs can offer investors
  • Why fixed income ETFs have a place in your portfolio
  • How to create a profitable ETF portfolio


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✓ LEARN from the experts about ETFs and how to make them part of your portfolio

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Speaker Profile:

Mun Fai CHEONG CFA, CAIA, is a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors and is responsible for SPDR ETF sales in Singapore. Prior to joining the firm in 2018, he was a Senior Vice President and led the Research and Engagement team at Stewardship Asia Centre, a thought leadership centre funded wholly by Temasek which aims to promote stewardship and governance in Singapore and across Asia. Before that, Mun Fai was a discretionary portfolio manager at CTBC Private Bank, where he built portfolios for high net worth investors. Mun Fai also worked at Eastspring Investments as a Client Portfolio Manager for Asian Equities and began his financial services career at Mercer Investment Consulting in 2002. He is a CFA charterholder and is member of the CFA Society Singapore and the CFA Institute.

Dhruv ARORA, Founder & CEO of Syfe, is a former Director at UBS. He started his career as a Portfolio Trader in Hong Kong and then went to lead UBS’ Asia Pacific Exchange-traded Funds (ETF) distribution efforts. After an extensive career in finance, Dhruv joined Softbank-backed Grofers, a leader in India’ s e-grocery space, as Vice President of Product and Growth.

More about our previous events: https://www.syfe.com/magazine/highlights-from-the-blackrock-x-syfe-create-wealth-with-etfs-seminar/