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29 May 2020

1 hour ago

Singtel Slashes its Dividend: 4 Takeaways from the Telco’s FY 2020 Earnings

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX: Z74), or Singtel, released its full fiscal year 2020 earnings this morning. As expected, it was not a pretty picture. The COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on mobile service usage due to travel and movement restrictions, leading to lower prepaid and roaming ...


28 May 2020

11 hours ago

Added: HongKong Land USD (May 2020)

CompoundingDividendxDividend Thursday, May 28, 2020 Added: HongKong Land USD (May 2020) Bought another 4,000 shares of HongKong Land on 27 May at USD3.50 This is in additional of 10,000 shares bought on 1st Aug 2019 at USD6.10 (Link), 2,000 shares on 29 Aug 2019 at USD5.44 (Link), 2,000 shares on 21 ...


27 May 2020

1 day ago

Why are investors bearish but still buying in the stock markets?

In every preview I have conducted over the past three weeks, attendants have always contradicted themselves. When I asked the audience where they think the STI will be at the end of 2020, I always get a consistently bearish picture, as shown below: Half would believe that the markets will be flat. Of ...


1 day ago

Is Budweiser APAC Ltd The Best Beer Company in Asia?

Beer is arguably the most common alcoholic beverage suitable for various occasions, such as weddings, social gatherings, dinner dates etc. The brewers behind some of the common beer brands are often listed corporations. For example, Thai Beverage listed on SGX produces Chang Beer. There are more brewers ...


1 day ago

IREIT Global – Poised For Recovery?

IREIT Global is the first Singapore-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) established with the investment strategy of principally investing, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate in Europe that is used primarily for office, retail and industrial (including logistics) ...


1 day ago

SGX Investor Portal – How to use this new tool for your investing needs

(This post is sponsored by SGX and aims to introduce the brand new SGX Investor Portal. The views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author.) I started investing in 2007 where one lot size was 1,000 shares. Now it is just 100 shares. I had to physically visit a stock brokerage firm to ...


26 May 2020

2 days ago

Here are the top 3 Singapore blue chip stocks that earned the highest return over the past decade

In our previous article on Singapore blue chip stocks, we covered the pros and cons of investing in Singapore blue chips and a general overview of how they have performed over the past decade. In this article, we will look at the three best-performing Singapore blue chips over the past decade (2010-2019) ...


2 days ago

Should You Sell Hongkong Land (SGX:H78)?

Hong Kong protestors are back in the streets again. This happened after China submitted a draft resolution to impose national security laws in Hong Kong. The protests started in March 2019 and Covid-19 came along in Feb 2020. Hong Kong has been dysfunctional for over a year. That’s bad for the economy ...


25 May 2020

3 days ago

4 Promising Electronic Companies for Your Watchlist

There have been rapid advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) over the last few years. This boom has, in part, been driven by investments in semiconductor and electronic component technology. With the explosion in mobile phones, increased demand for ...


3 days ago

ST Engineering – Why I Am Not Selling

ST Engineering makes up 12.6% of my stock portfolio. If you are not familiar with this company, it derives its revenue from four key business segments: Aerospace, Electronics, Land Systems and Marine. After ST Engineering has held its Annual General Meeting on 15th May 2020, the share price of ST Engineering ...


24 May 2020

4 days ago

Alternative Income And Blog Report 2020 – First Quarter

I would be the first to admit, I am not particularly good at anything. Really. But that hasn’t stopped me from pursuing the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement and dare I say, doing a pretty decent job at it. In primary and secondary school, my C6-grade English sucked so I bought The ...


4 days ago

Smart Thought Of The Week: Renminbi

Did you notice how China very cleverly deflected attention away from the dire state of its own economy by getting everyone to focus on what it plans to do in Hong Kong? The trick worked a treat. Every man and his dog has been so preoccupied by those anti-sedition laws, which are designed to muzzle protestors ...


23 May 2020

5 days ago

June 2020 Singapore Savings Bond and Weekly Updates

Average interest per annual for 1-year and 10-year period June 2020 Issue Average Interest Per Year (over 10 years): 1.05% Interest for First Year: 0.57% Application Closes: 9.00pm, 26 May 2020 Details on this month SSB can be found on SGS website Both the short (1-year) and long (10-years) term interest ...


5 days ago

Top 5 Gainers and Losers in Each of the 10 S&P 500 Sectors

Stock index performances can be misleading because of the power law – a small proportion of the stocks determine majority of the index performance. Our brains are not good at deciphering non-linear math and would easily assume that a stock was up 5% on average when an index was up by 5%. This is very ...


5 days ago

Dasin Retail Trust (SGX: CEDU) Share Price At S$0.81: Is This A Buy?

Dasin Retail Trust (SGX: CEDU) is a property trust with a share price (technically known as unit price for REITs and property trusts) of S$0.81 at the time of writing. At that unit price, Dasin Retail Trust is valued at a price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.6x and has a distribution yield of around 7%. Does ...


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