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30 Apr 2017

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Worried about upgrading your home?

Reader: I remembered you mentioned that our home is consumable. Not a asset. AK: Our home, if fully paid, is an asset. It is just not an income generating asset. ;) Reader: I'm contemplating job change after many years in same company so upgrading also a bit worried. AK: It would be very nice to do something ...


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Next Talk : Investing with Less Stress. ( 18th May 2017 )

Ok, it's time to start promoting our next talk again and this time round, we're happy to say that we're back to talking about investing in the stock markets. You can get more information on how to book your seat by following this link here. This time, you should act quickly because we've consistently ...


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Bonus From Flyke (!!!) + Results From Enhanced Options Strategy

Some time ago, I wrote about a failed investment I made – Flyke International: Lessons from a failed investment – Flyke International Holdings Do read the previous post for some context. This particular example is a great example for typical value investors to learn from. Flyke (HK listed) was trading ...


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OCBC 80th Annual General Meeting

穷小子 not intending to blog about this initially, but there is something he must share. Attended the AGM yesterday, and OCBC's CEO shook hands with 穷小子. Wahaha!! Not that 穷小子 is some kind of VIP, but the shaking of hands is because Mr Tsien is courtesy and polite, and greeted us with a Good Afternoon. ...


29 Apr 2017

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Rising competition for Singtel prompts Henderson to sell stock

Rising competition in Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.’s key markets across Asia has prompted one of the world’s biggest independent money managers to sell the stock. Henderson Global Investors, which oversees about $130 billion globally, sold its Singtel holdings in Asia-based portfolios last month, ...


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Oxley's Q3 profit down 12%

Property developer Oxley Holdings' net profit for the third quarter ended March 31, 2017 slumped 12 per cent year on year to S$45.7 million.The corresponding quarter a year ago had been boosted by a S$25.7 million gain from the sale of Chiba Port Square in Japan.Revenue for the quarter grew 91 per cent ...

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Navios throws troubled FSL Trust a lifeline

NAVIOS Maritime Holdings Inc has extended financially troubled First Ship Lease Trust a lifeline comprising a mix of equity and debt financing for the shipping trust and its affiliates. Navios has agreed under a term sheet entered into with the trustee manager of FSL Trust on April 28, 2017, to extend ...

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Mapletree Log Tr: 4Q FY16/17 DPU Rises 3% Year-On-Year To 1.86 Cents.

The Board of Directors of Mapletree Logistics Trust Management Ltd. ("MLTM"), manager ("Manager") of Mapletree Logistics Trust ("MLT"), is pleased to announce the results for the fourth quarter ("4Q FY16/17") and full year ("FY16/17") ended 31 March 2017...

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Sheng Siong Q1 profit up 4.3% on revenue from new stores

SUPERMARKET chain Sheng Siong Group on Friday posted a 4.3 per cent increase in net profit to S$17.1 million from S$16.4 million a year ago, on the back of revenue growth for the first quarter of 2017.Revenue increased by 4.1 per cent, fuelled mainly by income from four new stores opened in 2016. Gross ...

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YZJ Shipbldg: 1Q2017 Earnings Increases By 49% To RMB667.7 Million, Secured New Shipbuilding Orders Of USD318 Million In The Quarter And Maiden Lng Carriers Delivered To Customer.

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Limited ("Yangzijiang" or the "Group"), a globally-leading shipbuilder based in China and listed on the SGX Main Board, reported net profit attributable to shareholders of RMB667.7 million for the three months ended 31 March 2017 ("1Q2017")...

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Technician or Fundamentalist?

Akin to the 3 teams in Pokemon GO, the world of investing is split into two factions, those who believe in Technical Analysis(TA) or Fundamental Analysis(FA) . Technical Analysis is the art of studying price patterns in order to forecast the future price movements. Fundamental Analysis on the other hand, ...


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Viva Ind Tr: Commences The Year With Higher Distribution Per Stapled Security At 1.854 Cents For 1Q2017.

Viva Industrial Trust ("VIT"), a Singapore-focused business park and industrial property trust, today announced a strong set of financial results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017 ("1Q2017") with 13.2% and 25.9% y-o-y increase in DPS and Distributable Income at 1.854 cents and S$17.8 million ...

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Here's why firms may be interested in M1's potential sale

Singapore has a close to 150% telco penetration rate. With the news of the potential sale of Singapore telco giant M1 amidst the strategic review being conducted by its key shareholders – Keppel T&T, Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata) and SPH – investors will be taking the chance of grabbing a slice of Singapore's ...

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28 Apr 2017

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Henderson Global Investors sells its Singtel equity stake

As competition heats up with TPG's entry. According to a Bloomberg report, the rising competition in Singapore Telecommunications Ltd.’s key markets across Asia has prompted one of the world’s biggest independent money managers to sell the stock. Henderson Global Investors, which oversees about $130b ...

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Crowdfunding. Yay or Nay?

Hey guys, In my first blogpost, I am going to share my experience with crowdfunding with you! For those who aren’t familiar with the concept, Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people. Crowdfunding is a form of crowdsourcing ...


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iFAST's Q1 profit surges 60.7%

iFAST Corporation's net profit rocketed 60.7 per cent to S$2.01 million in its first financial quarter, the group said in a Singapore Exchange filing on Friday. Revenue jumped 18.3 per cent to S$22.1 million year-on-year. It was mainly due to the growth of the group's business and asset under administration ...

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OCBC CEO cautions against hopes of strong growth in Singapore in '17

OCBC CEO Samuel Tsien on Friday said that while there are signs of recovery in certain sectors of the Singapore economy, he cautioned against hopes of strong broad-based growth this year.Speaking to shareholders at the annual general meeting, Mr Tsien referred to the assessment by Singapore's central ...

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DBXT S&P500 US$ - Continuous Increase in Close Price

DBXT S&P500 US$ close price have increased continuously for the last 5 days

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New Counter: InnoTek Ltd

Innotek was brought to my attention by a friend of mine. The story is pretty similar to that of Valuetronics - a turnaround amidst this tech manufacturing bullishness permeating through SGX. With the purchase of Innotek, I have hit my target of 8 counters and have officially ran out of cash. As such, ...


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Sabana Reit unitholders vote against manager removal, wind-up

AT its much anticipated extraordinary general meeting on Friday, Sabana Reit unitholders voted overwhelmingly against removing the underperforming Reit manager (with 69.48 per cent of votes cast against) and against winding up the Reit vehicle (with 71.67 of votes cast against).This means that after ...

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Freeing Up More Time And A Slower Accumulation Rate

I am celebrating my 31st birthday in a couple of days’ time and I will be getting my best present ever. More of the Mrs’ time. Freeing Up More Time Together Yes, the Mrs will be leaving her job very soon. Probably still two more months of notice to go and after that, there is a strong likelihood that ...


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Keppel Offshore & Marine unit wins US$40m contract

A wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has secured a US$40 million contract tied to a tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP) for oil company, Repsol's Ca Rong Do field development off Vietnam. The contract awarded to Keppel FloaTEC by Vietnam's state-owned PTSC Mechanical & ...

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I have love-hate relationship with this reit. This counter has almost 8% yield returns but despite my dividends strategy I do not makes much from it that I should in my past trades. In fact, due to my skepticism with it, I always buy and sell the wrong time. And the problem lies with confidence and model ...


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Japfa's Q1 profit falls

AGRI-FOOD company Japfa reported a 91 per cent drop in net profit to US$2.08 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, due to a lower price environment for its key markets.This was despite a 3 per cent year-on-year increase in revenue to US$736.12 million.The group's profitability was mainly ...

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China coal miner amongst the bidders for M1

Bahrain Telecom also made its offer. A report from Bloomberg said a coal producer based in China’s Shanxi province and China Broadband Capital are amongst the bidders for $1.4b Singapore wireless carrier M1 Ltd. Shanxi Meijin Energy Co. and China Broadband have separately submitted first-round offers. ...

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Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust: Delivers Stable DPU Of 7.32 Cents for FY16/17.

FY16/17 Available DPU at 7.320 cents, 1.0% higher compared to 7.248 cents for FY15/16. Underpinned by resilience of the three assets in MGCCT's portfolio...

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Starhill Global REIT: Achieves 3Q FY16/17 DPU Of 1.18 Cents.

Investing in assets to deliver sustainable returns for Unitholders. Construction works for the Plaza Arcade asset redevelopment will commence in 4Q FY16/17. Lot 10 rejuvenation includes creation of a new entry point directly from the upcoming MRT station exit fronting the mall. Completed handover of ...

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Starhill Global Reit's Q3 DPU down 6.3%

STARHILL Global Reit's distribution per unit (DPU) for the third quarter ended March 31, 2017, fell 6.3 per cent to 1.18 Singapore cents.Gross revenue for Q3 FY16/17 dipped 0.6 per cent year on year to S$53.33 million while net property income (NPI) declined 0.9 per cent to S$41.22 million mainly due ...

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