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SGD 8.180
-0.040 / -0.49%
Share Price as of: 2019-10-21 17:16
Market / ISIN Code: SGX Mainboard / SG1J26887955
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Timothy Ho
2019-10-19 23:30:06
4 Stocks This Week (Sector Rotation) [18 October 2019] – Thai Beverage; Dairy Farm; DBS; Singtel
Sector rotation is an investment strategy which involves the movement of investment funds from one sector to another, in an attempt to beat the market return. The idea is simple, instead of holding equal weight in all sectors, an investor could potentially beat the market by holding a bigger proportion of his portfolio in strong sectors and a lower proportion of the portfolio in weaker sectors. This sector rotation strategy, when applied correctly, could result in higher returns over a period of time, as opposed to simple investing equally into the market as a whole. For example, one could favor aggressive stocks such as banks, which are likely to do well during periods of growth. During periods of uncertainty, defensive stocks such as telco companies may perform better. In this week’s e
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Collin Seow
2019-10-17 12:22:55
CPF Investment: Passive Income Guide for All Singaporeans
Today, we are going to share with you how to invest your CPF investment money in a no-brainer way. The best part? You need not be financial savvy to do this. A beginner can do it! And I’ll reveal the exact step-by-step process, which you can follow easily. What is CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS)? It is to provide option to CPF members to invest their CPF savings in various instruments such as insurance products, unit trusts, fixed deposits, bonds and shares in Singapore. The Average CPF Interest Rate is 2.5% to 4% for Ordinary Account. Check their latest CPF interest rate here. Below is the latest CPF rate (1st Oct to 31st Dec 2019).   Share this Infographic On Your Site </p><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><
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Royston Yang
2019-10-17 04:08:31
The Art of Thinking Clearly: Part 10
Here we are again — back to looking at various fallacies and biases that can trip us up as investors. This is part 10 of the series, but amazingly, there are so many more types of biases that can affect and negatively impact our investment decision-making process. Note that these are all adapted from the book “The Art of Thinking Clearly” by Rolf Dobelli. The idea here is to know and understand these biases better so as to be able to avoid their pernicious effects and become better investors. While it is not possible to eliminate such biases completely, we can mitigate their effects by being aware and conscious of them when we make investment decisions. Forer effect The forer effect is present when generalised statements are made that everyone can agree with and are with
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Royston Yang
2019-10-11 06:57:07
4 Companies That Have a High Probability of Raising Their Dividends
Investors always want more dividends. This is why dividend-paying companies are so popular — they represent a cash return on our investment from profits generated by the business. The hunt is always on for companies that not only pay regular and consistent dividends, but also companies that raise them over the years. There are many reasons companies raise their dividends, but the most important one, in my view, is that the business is improving and generating more profit and free cash flow. This is the main reason great companies pay increasing dividends over time and can act as superb compounders of investors’ wealth. Another reason could be because the business generates excess cash flow that it does not require to maintain its business, and can thus pay out the rest as divi
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Royston Yang
2019-10-10 04:45:14
2 Things Investors Should Know About IHH Healthcare Berhad
IHH Healthcare Berhad (SGX: Q0F) is a leading integrated healthcare provider and one of the largest healthcare groups in the world. The group operates over 15,000 beds across 80 hospitals in 11 countries such as Turkey, Singapore, Malaysia, India, and Brunei, and it provides the full spectrum of healthcare services from clinics to hospitals to quaternary care as well as ancillary services. IHH is a giant in the healthcare industry and is also dual-listed on both the Singapore Exchange and Bursa Malaysia. I decided to take a look at how the group derives its revenue and profit by region, as this was an easy way to understand the group’s massive operations. Note that the group recently acquired Amanjaya Specialist Centre and Fortis Healthcare in India, which helped to boost overall re
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Ian Tai
2019-10-07 10:23:22
10 things to know about SGX before you invest (updated 2019)
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is a leading multi-asset exchange in Asia. It offers listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data-based services of both securities and derivatives from Singapore. As of 30 September 2019, it is worth S$9.08 billion in market capitalisation. In this article, I’ll cover the performance for its three main segments, its annual financial results, and stock valuation. Here are 10 things to know about SGX before you invest: 1. The Equities and Fixed Income segment recorded a 14.5% year-on-year decline in revenue to S$347.5 million. The drop was mainly due to fewer bond and equity listings during the year, and a 17% drop in securities daily average traded value (SDAV). This led to a decrease in revenue in listing (-11%), securities cleari
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David Kuo
2019-10-03 16:44:52
Quick Thought Of The Week: Dumb
Picture the scene…. …. let’s say I own a couple or three apartments (which I don’t) within a condominium in Singapore. There’s nothing wrong with that. There are many wealthy individuals in Singapore who are lucky enough to be able to do that. Then one day I decide to sell one of my units. But instead of selling it on the open market, I sell it to myself. Yup, I write out a big fat cheque to myself…. …. What’s more, I sell it for a lot more than the average asking price on the market. Who is going to object to that? After all, I am both the buyer and the seller in the transaction. But what kind of effect might that have on my other properties, and also on properties in the vicinity that I don’t own. Chances are their prices could g
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Royston Yang
2019-10-02 13:41:06
Want a Good Night’s Sleep? Buy These 3 Companies
Investors have been known to try all sorts of methods to obtain decent returns from the stock market, and some even use some risky and arcane methods that may land them good profits, but may take a huge psychological toll on the mind, too. My belief is that investments should generate steady and consistent returns while also providing investors with peace of mind. Investors should look for companies with stable operating characteristics, long-term demand, and a conservative capital structure. Strong balance sheets and consistent demand for their products and services will allow these companies to weather an economic downturn. Here are three such companies that could provide investors with peace of mind along with a good night’s sleep. 1. VICOM Limited VICOM Limited (SGX: V01) is a l
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Royston Yang
2019-10-02 08:09:29
3 Insights From Singapore Exchange Limited’s Latest Annual Report
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), or SGX, is Singapore’s sole stock exchange. The group provides a platform for the trading, buying, and selling of securities such as fixed income, equities, and derivatives. SGX also provides listing, clearing, settlement, and data services to listed companies. SGX has just published its FY 2019 annual report (the group has a 30 June year-end). The group has performed well in the last fiscal year, with revenue hitting a post-IPO high of S$910 million, up 8% year on year, while net profit attained an 11-year high of S$391 million, also up 8% year on year. Browsing through the annual report allowed me to see what SGX has achieved over the last year and how the business has grown steadily. The letter from Chairman Kwa Chong Seng and CEO Loh Boon C
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Royston Yang
2019-09-30 11:13:38
3 Secrets to Constructing a Strong Investment Portfolio
Constructing a strong and effective portfolio is never an easy task, and the investor is responsible for continually reviewing his positions and tweaking them to optimise his capital allocation. Aside from trying to maximise gains from the growth of the companies within the portfolio, the investor also has to be aware of risks and be able to position the portfolio to mitigate them. It can feel like an attempt to juggle ten balls with just two hands! In my years of investing, I have learnt a lot about how to manage my portfolio such that I capitalise on the gains, earn a steady income, and yet, ensure the risks are adequately mitigated. This knowledge was gleaned through an iterative process of learning from mistakes, due diligence on companies, and tweaking individual positions. Here are
Dinesh Dayani
2019-09-29 17:41:49
Lendlease Global Commercial REIT: 10 Things You Should Know Before Subscribing
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are hugely popular investments in Singapore. The reasons for this lie in two key characteristics – 1) its focus on property investments, which Singaporeans just cannot get enough of, and 2) its ability to pay a good annual distribution yield of typically between 5% and 8%. It should come as no surprise that when a new $1.5 billion REIT initial public offering (IPO) is announced, there will be plenty of interest. To guide you in your assessment of whether to invest in Lendlease Global Commercial REIT’s IPO, here are 10 things you should know. # 1 What Is Lendlease Global Commercial REIT? Lendlease Global Commercial REIT will own properties primarily in the retail and/or office space. The initial REIT portfolio comprises two properties – 313@So
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Royston Yang
2019-09-27 03:23:47
3 Stocks in Temasek’s Portfolio That Registered the Highest 3-Year Returns
Temasek Holdings is Singapore’s state-owned sovereign wealth fund that manages its assets using a long-term view and based on rigorous due diligence. Temasek holds a diverse range of assets ranging from private to public equities, and as of the end of the 2019 financial year (31 March 2019), the portfolio had a net value of S$313 billion, up slightly from 2018’s S$308 billion. The fund’s total shareholder return over 10 years stood at 9%, and Temasek’s portfolio includes at least 25 listings on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). In a write-up published by SGX, it highlighted the three-best performing SGX-listed non-REIT stocks within Temasek’s portfolio on a three-year total return basis. Investors who are searching for steady performers need not look elsewhere, a
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Sudhan P.
2019-09-25 04:25:10
5 Steps to Picking Stocks That Crush Singapore’s Straits Times Index
If you are new to investing and don’t know where to begin when it comes to buying shares, you can consider buying an exchange-traded fund that tracks the performance of a stock market index, such as Singapore’s Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI). However, if you’re looking to beat the stock market and get outstripped returns, there are ways to do that, too. Just look at the five-year chart below showing the Straits Times Index pitted against Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), SATS Ltd (SGX: S58), and Straco Corporation Ltd (SGX: S85).Source: Yahoo! Finance The trio of companies has handily beaten the Singapore stock market over the past five years. For instance, the best performer of them all, SATS, has produced a return of around 56% versus the STI’s return of n
Dinesh Dayani
2019-09-23 09:52:27
Investment Platforms Singaporeans Can Use To Invest A Fixed Monthly Sum
This article was first published on 20 February 2019 and contains links to our affiliate partners. DollarsAndSense receives a share of revenue from your sign-ups. Adopting a disciplined approach to invest a fixed sum of our salary each month can help us start our investing journey and grow our wealth in the long term. Investing this way has two main benefits: 1) we do not time the market and 2) we are able to conveniently achieve dollar cost averaging (DCA). Timing The Market If we are trying to time the market, we will only invest when we think the markets are at a low or when they are going up. It’s virtually impossible for even the best fund managers and investors, let alone average investors like us, to determine when markets are at their troughs or when they are going to spik
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Royston Yang
2019-09-20 09:15:10
3 Simple Steps to Better Understand a Company’s Business and History
When performing due diligence on a potential investment, it’s important for investors to know what to look for and how to dig up important aspects of a company to study. While the most obvious part of due diligence would be the financials, there also needs to be effort expended in finding out other qualitative aspects of the business, such as acquisition history and how a business reacts to hardship and challenges. It’s easier to illustrate these points using examples, and I will focus on two companies – Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S85) and Boustead Singapore Limited (SGX: F5D), also known as SGX and BSL, respectively. These two companies have had their fair share of ups and downs over the years, and represent good examples of how investors should look at their hist
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Lawrence Nga
2019-09-19 11:26:38
2 Reasons Why Dividend Investors Will Love This Singapore Land Transport Company
Dividend investors like to invest in companies that can sustain dividend payments over the long term. Generally, this can be found in blue chip companies that have established long term track record such as Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68) or DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05). Nevertheless, there are smaller companies that have good potential to become solid dividend stock in the long term. In this article, we will look at this company that’s well-positioned to deliver good returns to dividend investors in the next few years. The contender The company that we will be looking at here IS SBS Transit Ltd (SGX: S61). For starters, SBS transit operates public bus and rail services in Singapore. It operates mainly in two segments: Public Transport Services (the bus and rail services
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Royston Yang
2019-09-12 08:37:48
4 Recession-Proof Stocks to Buy if You’re Worried About the Economy
With recent news articles on tumbling export numbers and downward revisions of Singapore’s GDP growth rate, investors cannot be blamed for feeling vexed and worried about their investments. It has been 10 full years since the Global Financial Crisis, and though recessions may feel like a thing of the past, history has shown that they do crop up time and again, though their exact timing is uncertain. Investors may rightfully be wondering if they are able to get through a potential recession unscathed, as such economic downturns reduce consumer demand, crimp people’s propensity for spending and make companies hesitate to commit capital for large projects or acquisitions. However, there are tried and tested ways of sailing through a downturn, and this is done by owning companies
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Lawrence Nga
2019-09-11 09:52:04
Should You Own Singapore Exchange Limited for the Long Term?
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), or SGX for short, is the only stock exchange in Singapore. In the last five years, SGX’s share price fluctuated between S$7.00 to S$ 8.50. At S$ 8.49 today (as of writing), its share price has not changed much over the period. This caught my attention and got me interested in finding out more about the company. In particular, I want to understand: Does it have a high-quality business? This question is important. If SGX has a high-quality business, this could be an investment opportunity. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to the question. But, a simple metric can help shed some light on the question – the return on invested capital (ROIC). A brief introduction of ROIC In a previous article, I had explained how to use ROIC to
Dinesh Dayani
2019-09-08 03:22:48
4 Stocks This Week (Actively Traded) [6 September 2019] Mapletree Logistics Trust, Suntec REIT, Mapletree Commercial Trust, Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust
In the first eight months of 2019, Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index (STI), comprising the 30 largest and most liquid stocks listed in Singapore, delivered a total return of 4.8%. During this period, Singapore’s 30 most actively traded stocks in the first eight months delivered a total return of 11.5%, or more than double the STI. The top 30 most actively traded stocks comprised 24 stocks from the STI, and six additional stocks: Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) Suntec REIT Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) AEM Holdings Mapletree Industrial Trust (MINT) The six STI stocks that were not part of the top 30 most actively traded stocks, included: UOL Group SATS Sembcorp Industries Golden Agri-Resources Dairy Farm International Holdings
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Sudhan P.
2019-09-06 14:25:05
Straits Times Index Changes: Hutchison Port Holdings Trust to Be Shipped Out; Mapletree Commercial Trust to Replace
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (SGX: NS8U) will be booted out of the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), Singapore’s stock market bellwether. Instead, Mapletree Commercial Trust (SGX: N2IU), owner of Singapore’s largest shopping mall VivoCity, will take its place. The changes will be applied after the market close on Friday, 20 September 2019 and will be effective come Monday, 23 September 2019. The index’s co-creators – Singapore Press Holdings Limited, Singapore Exchange Limited, and FTSE Russell – made the announcement yesterday after the stock market closed. The shuffling is part of the September quarterly review of the Straits Times Index (STI). Differing fortunes   Hutchison Port Holdings Trust has not been performing well financially over the pa

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