The Green Dollar

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30th November 2010

AT HOME Caltex, marketed by Chevron in Singapore, raised petrol prices by 3 cents and diesel prices by 2 cents a litre on the island. Singapore public housing Greenlodge@Punggol uses rainwater collected on the rooftop to water plants and wash corridors. Singapore wants legally bound climate change agreement at the upcoming Cancun UN climate change … Continue reading

BN policies winning back Indian hearts

Three years ago, 30,000 Indians of the Hindraf movement protested against the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) ethnically “unfair” policies. Three years later today, Najib’s policies and good attendance at Indian gatherings (organised by Sikhs, Malayalees and Telegus) are gathering more votes from the Indian community. The Indians form a sizable 3 million of the population. According … Continue reading

News Headlines 25th November 2010

-Volvo recalls 300 cars in Singapore for faulty engine -16 days against gender violence starts today and ends on International Human Rights Day. -Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily” newsroom is rumoured to look like a movie “Minority Report” scene. “Minority Report” is set in 2054.

Blackrock: Profile

Blackrock is focused on companies that

1. have individual stock specific catalysts to release additional value

2. benefit the most from an improvement in the macro environment, through either higher oil prices or increased industry capital expenditure.

3. oil services

(Backdrop of oil price driven earnings revisions is a positive one, there are many company-specific factors to highlight even in flat price environemnt. Companies that are low-cost producrs and have strong resource positions, and high impact exploration programmes that are attracting value.)

For more information, contact:
Robin Batchelor, MD, portfolio manager and joint chief investment officer of blackrock's natural resources equity team, or Poppy Allanby: fund manager of Blackrock's natural resources equity team.