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The Weekly Nibble: Disruption and Opportunities

Here are some of the more interesting articles that have appeared in the Motley Fool Singapore’s website over the past week. Let’s take a look at them.

1. Using Options as Part of an Investment Strategy

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

Many may think that options are risky. But if we know what we are doing with them, they are risky no more.

In this article, fellow Fool, Jeremy Chia, discusses how options can be used to earn income and be part of our investing strategy.

2. China’s Massive One Belt One Road Project: 4 Key Insights from Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited

China’s One Belt One Road is arguably one of the world’s most ambitious projects. It aims to bring together the economies of Europe, Asia and Africa through a network of transport and communications infrastructure.

On that note, check out what one of Singapore’s banks, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX: O39), thinks about the project and how it may benefit from it.

3. DBS Group Holdings Ltd Chief Executive Talks About Disruption and Opportunities in e-Payments

The talk of the town now is e-payments, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong touched on the topic during his National Day Rally.

Some countries are way ahead than us.

A study has shown that 92% of people in China’s top-tier cities chose mobile payment methods, such as Tencent’s WeChat Pay, as their preferred method to pay retailers. However, in Singapore, 60% our transactions are still cash-based. If we don’t disrupt ourselves, we will get disrupted.

The head of DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Piyush Gupta, tells us what his bank is doing to help Singaporeans in the e-payments arena.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of Tencent Holdings. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.