#This is our exclusive Asia-In-Focus Monthly Report for our email subscribers. This report was first published on the 30th April 2017.


April 2017 Edition

How To Protect Yourself From A Ponzi Scheme?

There has always been a gray thin line between what is investing and what is speculating. The terms have been used so interchangeably even by many investment professionals. So much so to the point that most people just refer to both activities as the same thing.

Yet, the truth is investing, REAL investing, is so far apart from the word speculating. One of the biggest news this month in Malaysia and Singapore has yet again, tested the true meaning of these two terms.

In recent days, one of the largest “Investment firm” in Malaysia, known as JJPTR, is starting to show signs of collapsing. The company has claimed the losses, running over hundreds of millions, are …