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Updated: 25 Jun 2016 By evankoh posted on 18 Jun 2016  -  3,351 views

When I was licensing data, the data provider insisted on selling me the information for APAC region as a package instead of just Singapore alone. Was it so that they could charge me a higher price? In any case, seeing as I have the information, I have been wanting to organize and share those data.

Today, I am happy to share that you can now find information of stocks listed in APAC exchanges such as Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Exchange, Tokyo Stock Exchange, and Jasdaq Securities Exchange (Remove JASDAQ because seems like data quality from my provider is not that good).

For now, they are simply informational. What this means is that at the moment, you cannot add stocks in these APAC markets into your portfolio or watchlist, although that might change in future depending on usage and feedback.

I wanted to include more exchanges such as Bursa Malaysia, Philippine Stock Exchange, and Indonesia Stock Exchange, but the data coverage/quality for these markets by my data provider is really bad for now. I have reflected this to my data provider and hopefully they will do something about it soon.

Let me know if I have missed out on your favorite stock exchange. It would be doubly awesome if you could also share how you currently get information about stocks listed in your favorite exchange.

Happy investing!


jokesrule - London stock exchange!
Vwrd, iwda are both listed there as world index
18 Jun 2016 16:49:57

evankoh - Unfortunately, I have only licensed APAC for now. If SGXcafe were to ever be that successful, London would certainly be one exchange that I would be interested in.
18 Jun 2016 17:40:29

orion - Hi Evan,
Are you still thinking of adding other exchanges to our portfolios ? I would really appreciate the facility as I hold some HK stocks as well in Asia. It would be good to see them all together in one place.
5 Mar 2017 11:23:19

evankoh - Hi Orion,

Personally, I am very keen to have SGXcafe supporting all the major markets if not all in the long run :)

However, that depends on a few things.

1) Revenue of SGXcafe. For the last few months, the summation of donations and adsense is just nice for the operating costs of SGXcafe. So, if this trends continues, I would be happy to dig into my pocket again and take another leap of faith to expand to other markets.

2) Next market. I believe you would know that the choice of next market would be based on Friends of SGXcafe users :)

3) Time resource. Lastly, of course there is also the issue of time. I would say the best time to expand is either May or December because I have long holidays during those period so that I can make it happen better.

5 Mar 2017 18:27:21

orion - Thanks. I'll wait and keep my fingers crossed. :)
5 Mar 2017 18:30:19

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