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28 May 2017

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How I achieved a 16.6% Year-To-Date Returns

XIRR incorporates the date of investments into its calculation and this is the reason why it was not in my calculations. I do not see the need to make things complicated when it can be simplified. So how was the 16.6% (as of 27/05/17) derived? It is just a mere excel calculation consisting of the cumulative ...


27 May 2017

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StarHub to acquire 51% stake in Accel Systems & Technologies for S$19.4m

STARHUB Ltd has agreed to acquire a 51 per cent stake in Accel Systems & Technologies Pte Ltd (ASTL) for S$19.38 million. This move will strengthen StarHub's cyber security portfolio, giving it the in-house capabilities to be an end-to-end provider of cyber security solutions and services, it said on ...

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Looking at Tai Sin Electric Limited Market Depth

Tai Sin Electric has been on my watch list for quite some time and I have been hesitating to buy it since my last analysis on it as the stock price as been rather stagnant at $0.44. (Read more at My Personal Analysis of Tai Sin Electric Limited). Today, I learn something new today called “Market Depth“. ...


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Buy transactions for May 2017

Good to know we were still able to make investment purchases for May 2017 despite being away from Singapore half of the month. Automated Investing Maybank Kim Eng Monthly Investment Plan (Maybank KE MIP) Buy 29 units of SPDR STI ETF (ES3 on SGX) at S$3.28 per unit on 8 May 2017 Buy 92 units of Nikko ...


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ComfortDelGro to launch taxi booking service with Ryde

The app has around 100,000 members. After Ryde was given the go-ahead to be a third-party taxi booking service provider by the Land Transport Authority, it partnered with ComfortDelGro to launch a taxi booking service. Launched in 2014, Ryde was the world's first real-time carpooling app home-grown in ...

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26 May 2017

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Hiap Tong's full-year profit surges 110%

CRANE specialist Hiap Tong Corporation marked a 109.6 per cent surge in net profit for the full year ended March 31 to S$4.78 million, thanks to a jump in other income.Revenue rose 3.7 per cent to S$41.55 million, due mainly to an increase in leasing income during the year.Other income jumped 165.9 per ...

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ComfortDelGro's taxi yields slump 12% to $33.8m

But it is still doing better than its smaller taxi peers. ComfortDelGro's taxi business struggled in Q1 as it recorded a $4.7m fall or 12% YoY in operating profit to $33.8m. According to CIMB, this is due to its reduced taxi fleet size from an average of 16,200 this quarter to around 17,000 last year. ...

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DairyFarm USD - Continuous Decrease in Close Price

DairyFarm USD close price have decreased continuously for the last 5 days

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Oxley-led consortium secures Rio Casa for S$575m in en bloc deal

A CONSORTIUM comprising Oxley Holdings, KSH Holdings, Lian Beng Group and the private investment firm of Super Group's Teo family has secured a residential property in Hougang for S$575 million.Under this en bloc deal, the tender was submitted by Oxley-Lian Beng Venture Pte Ltd where Oxley and KSH Development ...

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Accordia Golf Trust's DPU falls to 1.48 cents in Q4

ACCORDIA Golf Trust's distribution per unit (DPU) fell to 1.48 Singapore cents in the fourth quarter, from 1.96 Singapore cents in the same period a year ago, Operating income for the trust, which owns golf course assets in Japan, slipped 5.1 per cent to 9.91 billion yen (S$122.8 million) due to heavy ...

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PROPOSED BONUS ISSUE – NOTICE OF BOOKS CLOSURE Notice is hereby given that, subject to the approval of the Shareholders for the Proposed Bonus Issue at the Special General Meeting, the Share Transfer Books and Register of Members of the Company will be closed at 5:00 p.m. on 29 May 2017, being the Books ...


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What keeps StarHub's payTV business alive?

The telco has a strong foothold on hotels. Whilst StarHub's payTV business has been in the slump for the past few quarters due to the rise of Netflix, the telco's partnership with hotels has kept its tv venture alive and kicking. According to DBS Group Research, when Netflix entered the Singapore market ...

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Secura Group: Inks Exclusive 2-Year Strategic Alliance With ComfortDelGro Insurance Brokers.

Secura Group Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Red Sentry Pte. Ltd., has entered into a two-year strategic alliance with ComfortDelGro Insurance Brokers Pte Ltd, an associate company of ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited...

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Valuetronics: FY2017 Net Profit Rose 27.9% To HK$154.1 Million.

Valuetronics returns to revenue and net profit growth with a strong performance across all segments in FY2017. Consumer Electronics revenue increased by 19.7% to HK$987.1 million. Industrial and Commercial Electronics revenue increased by 14.1% to HK$1,287.8 million. Proposes a final Ordinary Dividend ...

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Singtel's Optus adds 147,000 subscribers in Q1

It seeks to fend off competition from TPG. Telco giant Singtel continues to see growth in its Australian operations as competition heats up. According to RHB, Optus added 147,000 subscribers during the quarter, which is a five year high. "We expect the strong momentum to continue on the back of the improvement ...

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25 May 2017

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RHT Health Trust: Pricing Of S$60 Million 4.5% Fixed Rate Notes Due 2018.

RHT Health Trust has priced the S$60 million 4.50 per cent. fixed rate notes due 2018, to be consolidated and to form a single series with the existing S$60 million 4.50 per cent. fixed rate notes due 2018 issued on 22 July 2015...

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Alliance Mineral Assets: Significant Increase In Lithium Pegmatite From Drilling At Bald Hill.

Tawana Resources NL and Alliance Mineral Assets Limited are pleased to announce that extensional step-out drilling at the Bald Hill project, Western Australia has trebled the size of the target area originally defined in January 2017. The extended area contains the most significant lithium results to ...

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2 days ago

Nam Cheong - Continuous Increase in Close Price

Nam Cheong close price have increased continuously for the last 5 days

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Buying a freehold property in Singapore is still worthwhile.

Reader: Hi AK, Hello! I only found out about your blog in Jan this year and have benefitted a lot from your analysis and sharing. I have been reading your recent posts about upgrading to private housing. I happen to work in a landuse planning agency, hence i would like to share my views. While i agree ...


3 days ago

Portfolio Update: May 2017

I am just back in Singapore after a week long vacation and it’s nice to find out that it’s another “slow and steady” month on the portfolio front. The 15HWW portfolio increased by $6,000 to reach $406,000. The bulk of the increase comes from savings and the organic portion from the growth of the portfolio ...


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Temasek, SBI Holdings, others invest $107m in blockchain startup R3

Financial and technology companies led by Bank of America Corp, SBI Holdings Inc , HSBC Holdings Plc, Intel Corp and Temasek Holdings have invested $107 million in R3 CEV, a startup which runs a big bank consortium seeking to develop blockchain technology, it said on Tuesday. Over 40 institutions from ...


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DBS' fee income up 16% to $665m

Thanks to the exceptional performance by the wealth management segment. According to CIMB, DBS' fee income has a fantastic quarter in 1Q17, rising 29% QoQ and 16% YoY to $665m. The improvement was broad-based, but most notably in wealth management, which rose 41% QoQ and 26% YoY to a record $222m on ...

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24 May 2017

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Noble says not aware of Sinochem's change of heart over deal

NOBLE Group Limited said that it was not aware of any reason that could confirm a Reuters report that China's state-owned Sinochem was no longer interested in investing in the commodity group on the back of commercial concerns. The firm, whose stock price suffered a whiplash on Tuesday morning before ...

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mm2 Asia: FY2017 Net Profit Rose 147% To S$$22 Million.

Group revenue increased by 149% to S$95.4 million, mainly due to significant increase in the Group's core business as well as additional revenue generated from its event and concert promotion and cinema business during the year. Expect increase in productions in North Asia with higher contribution from ...

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3 days ago

S i2i^ - Continuous Decrease in Close Price

S i2i^ close price have decreased continuously for the last 5 days

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Is SingPost's revenue not growing fast enough?

Its headline rose 2% YoY in the past quarter. For UOB Kayhian, Singapore Post's revenue is not growing fast enough as it suffers operating costs. According to the brokerage firm, the topline managed to increase 17% YoY on the back of contribution from its US e-commerce subsidiary, Couriers Please, as ...

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7 Things To Know About Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited Before Investing

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (OCBC) (SGX: O39) (O39 10.37 +0.07 +0.68%)is one of three locally listed banks in Singapore. It is the second largest bank by market capitalization in Southeast Asia, at about S$43.2 billion as at 22nd May 2017. Listed on the Singapore Exchange, OCBC Bank’s key markets ...


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Don't be fooled by Sheng Siong's 4% sales growth

It was mostly driven by new stores. CIMB said Sheng Siong's 1Q17's group sales’ 4.1% YoY growth is not something to shout about. According to the brokerage firm, sales were entirely driven by four new stores (6.2%), flat same-store-sales-growth (SSSG) (0.1%), but dragged down by Loyang (-2.2%) which ...

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