SGX Listed Stock

SINGAPORE EXCHANGE LIMITED (SGX:S68)


SGD 8.000
+0.040 / +0.50%
Share Price as of: 2019-07-23 17:16
Market / ISIN Code: SGX Mainboard / SG1J26887955
GICS® Sector / Industry Group / Industry: Financials / Diversified Financials / Capital Markets


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The Motley Fool Singapore
Royston Yang
2019-07-19 07:25:50
Why I Believe Singapore Exchange Limited Can Continue to Grow
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), or SGX, is Singapore’s sole stock exchange. It offers a platform for trading securities such as equities, fixed income, and derivatives. SGX also offers services such as market connectivity and assists companies in raising capital through initial public offerings (IPOs). Since Singapore is a small market, many investors may feel that growth is limited for SGX. The era of the “S-Chips” (i.e., Chinese companies that came over to IPO in Singapore) is over, the bubble burst thanks to numerous cases of fraud and poor governance, while many companies have been delisted from SGX due to poor interest and market liquidity. These events all seem to point to declining interest in securities trading, which negatively affects SGX’s growth prospects. Howev
The Fifth Person
Ian Tai
2019-07-17 12:42:51
12 things to know about Fortune REIT before you invest (updated 2019)
Fortune REIT is a dual-listed REIT that trades on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Singapore Exchange (although it will eventually delist from the SGX in October 2019). The REIT currently owns a portfolio of 16 retail properties located in Hong Kong worth HK$42.0 billion. I recently received a copy of Fortune REIT’s latest annual report and I’ll be giving an update on Fortune REIT’s latest financial results, long-term performance, and valuation. Here are 12 things to know about Fortune REIT before you invest: 1. Fortune REIT’s portfolio value has grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.5% over the past 10 years. It has grown from a portfolio of 14 properties worth HK$11.5 billion in 2009 to 16 properties valued at HK$42.0 billion as at 31 December 2018. This
DollarsAndSense.sg
Dinesh Dayani
2019-07-14 01:32:12
4 Stocks This Week (DLCs) [12 July 2019] City Dev; AAC Technologies; Sunny Optical; Sands China
On 17 July 2019, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will celebrate the 2nd anniversary of launching Daily Leverage Certificates (DLCs) in the market. DLCs are short-term trading products that allow investors to amplify their exposure to the market and offer both long and short positions. Offered by Societe Generale in Singapore, the number of securities listed in the market has increased from just 10 initially to more than 76 today, covering both the Singapore and Hong Kong markets. This includes 56 single stock DLCs, such as Venture Corp, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Keppel in Singapore and Tencent, Geely Automobile, AIA and China Construction Band in Hong Kong, and the rest comprises indices such as the MSCI Singapore Index and Hang Seng Index (HSI). Allowing traders to leverage their positio
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Dinesh Dayani
2019-07-10 09:51:43
Non-Bank Stock Brokerages: Lim & Tan Securities, Phillip Securities and FSMOne – Here’s What You Need To Know About Investing Through Them
To start investing in Singapore, we typically need two types of accounts – a Central Depository (CDP) account and a stock brokerage account. The CDP account is to hold our investments, be it stocks, REITs, ETFs, bonds or other types of listed securities on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Before we start holding the investments in our CDP account, we need to buy them. This is what our stock brokerage account does for us. Majority of the stock brokerages in Singapore also offer custodian accounts, and while this means the stocks we buy are held with the brokerage firm, they also maintain a sub-account with CDP on our behalf. Read Also: What’s The Difference Between Stocks Held In A CDP Account Versus A Custodian Account? Stock Brokerages In Singapore When researching stock brokerage accoun
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Sim Kang Heong
2019-07-07 11:38:11
4 Stocks This Week (In The News) [5 July 2019] Ascott REIT; ST Group Food; SIA Engineering; Sembcorp Marine
It was an eventful week for SGX-listed companies. On a policy level, the Monetary Authority of Singapore announced that it is looking into the possibility of raising the amount of leverage Singapore REITs are allowed to have from the current 45%. For individual companies, there have been plenty of news and interest as well. For this instalment of 4 Stocks This Week, we highlight 4 companies with developments this week that may have long-standing repercussions in the weeks and months to come. Read Also: [2019 Edition] Complete Guide To Start Your REITs Investing Journey In Singapore Ascott Residence Trust (SGX: A68U) On 3 July 2019, Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust jointly announced that they will be merging, creating the largest hospitality trust in Asia-Pacific
iMoney - Investment
Jen-Li Lim
2019-07-04 12:40:15
Investment Guide: You Have S$1,000. Now Where Do You Invest It?
Here’s the scenario: You have S$1,000. You want to invest it somewhere, but you’re not sure what you can do with such a small amount. Assuming you have paid off any high-interest debts and have built an emergency fund, there are actually a lot of ways you can make that S$1,000 work for you. Here’s how to invest S$1,000 according to your risk level: 1. Bonds If you’re looking for somewhere safe to park your cash in, consider investing in bonds. Bonds are debt securities, which means that they represent loans to governments or companies who are looking to raise money to fund operations. Some bonds pay out a fixed rate of interest (called ‘coupons’) at regular intervals. When the bond matures, the issuer has to pay the principal amount of the bond (also known as ‘face’ or
DollarsAndSense.sg
Dinesh Dayani
2019-06-19 07:49:09
CDP Account VS Custodian Account VS Escrow Account: What Are The Differences?
When we save money, we put it in the bank. This is because it is 1) more convenient to access our funds than putting it in one place, 2) safer than leaving it at home, and 3) in hopes we may get a certain interest return. If we think about it, we are entrusting the bank with our money. However, we all know that we shouldn’t just save our money, we should also invest it, to beat inflation and grow our retirement nest egg. When we invest, we don’t actually hold the securities or assets physically. Similar to entrusting the bank with our money (regardless of where we earn or receive it from), we entrust a financial body or institution to hold our investments (regardless of which broker or platform we invest with). Even though we may invest in stocks via our brokerage firm, embark on a mon
DollarsAndSense.sg
Dinesh Dayani
2019-06-13 10:08:58
Astrea V Private Equity Bonds: 10 Things You Need To Know Before Investing
Bonds are generally considered a safer and less risky type of investment instrument. They are also a great way for stock investors to diversify their portfolios. Here in Singapore, bonds have gradually become more popular over recent years. Besides the Singapore Savings Bonds (SSBs), which issues new tranches of bonds every month, other bonds that have recently been central to the discussion include Singapore Airlines (SIA) Retail Bond 2019, Temasek’s T2023-S$ Bonds and of course, the Astrea IV Bonds issued last year. Here are 10 things you should know about the Astrea V Bonds before investing in it. Read Also: 5 Terms You Need To Understand Before Investing In Bonds #1 What Are Astrea V PE Bonds? Astrea V Private Equity (PE) Bonds are backed by cash flows from a diversified portfol
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Dinesh Dayani
2019-06-03 10:19:12
S-REITs Report Card: Here’s How Singapore REITs Performed In First Half 2019
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are a favourite investment for Singapore investors. This is primarily due to its property-heavy investments and relatively high distribution yields. REITs Share Price Performance In 1st Half 2019 The first aspect of figuring out how REITs have done in the first half of 2019 is to look at how its share price has moved in the year-to-date (ytd) 2019. The chart below shows the price movements of the SGX S-REIT 20 Index, comprising the top 20 REITs listed in Singapore. As we can see, its share price has increased 10.3% since the start of the year, to 1337.3. However, looking at the past quarter, prices does look like it has taken a slight dip. Source: ShareInvestor In general, REITs have had a strong performance, in terms of just price appreciation, in th
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Timothy Ho
2019-06-02 10:11:10
4 Stocks This Week (REIT Acquisitions) 31 May 2019 – Frasers Centrepoint; Sasseur REIT; Manulife US REIT; EC World REIT
With more than 40 real estate investment trusts (REITs) and property trusts, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) is a haven for those who are looking to invest in real estates. This makes sense as many Singapore investors have a penchant for investing in properties, both locally and overseas. REITs are a great way to get started on investing in properties. Unlike the purchase of physical properties, a REIT investor only needs to make an outlay of a few thousand dollars, as opposed to hundreds of thousands of dollars. In addition, investors will enjoy greater diversification as each REIT they invest in already own multiple properties. Also, investors do not have to worry about the hassle of managing the properties since the REITs manager will already be managing the assets for them. Read Also: In
DollarsAndSense.sg
Timothy Ho
2019-05-19 09:50:14
4 Stocks This Week (Local Family Empire) 17 May 2019 – Haw Par; UOB; City Developments; Far East Hospitality
If you are new to investing on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), you may not know that some of Singapore’s biggest and most popularly traded companies are actually home-grown conglomerates which are run by some of Singapore’s richest families. Besides playing an integral part in growing Singapore to become the successful city-state that it is today, these companies have also generated good returns for its owners and investors over the past years. In this week’s edition of 4 Stocks This Week, we take a closer look at some of these local family empires to find out how well they have been performing. Haw Par Corporation Limited (SGX: H02) Haw Par Corporation and its subsidiaries is in the business of manufacturing and selling pharmaceutical and healthcare products. Its most recognisable bra
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sgwealthbuilder
2019-05-16 22:09:21
Best World unleashed terror with stunning revelation
What a revelation! On 13 May 2019, after a probe by SGX RegCo, Best World finally revealed that Koh Kim Chuan, the legal representative and shareholder of Changsha Best, is the brother-in-law of the Group’s CEO and Managing Director.  Currently, Best World shares are suspended from trading and hapless investors are once again left high and dry. In recent years, corporate governance issues had dogged numerous SGX-listed companies like Yuzoo, Noble Group, Midas and the likes. Even blue chips like Keppel Corporation are also not spared (Keppel was fined a whopping $560 million by US authorities in 2018 over corruption scandal). Against this backdrop, I am not surprised if Best World turns out to be yet another falling knife. It seems to be disaster after disaster for SGX-listed companies,
iMoney - Investment
Jen-Li Lim
2019-05-16 17:18:54
Real Estate Investment Trust vs Physical Properties, Which Suits You?
Thinking about investing in real estate? Buying physical properties isn’t the only way to go about it these days. In recent years, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have emerged as a popular way to dip into the real estate market without directly buying a property. If you’ve been considering investing in REITs, here’s what you need to know about them, and how they’re different from investing in physical properties. What is a REIT? A REIT is like a unit trust fund, in that it pools many people’s money to hold a group of investments. However, instead of investing in stocks and bonds like unit trust funds do, REITs invest in property. You can buy and sell REITs on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), just like stocks. REITs are therefore a way to invest in real estate without having
DollarsAndSense.sg
Dinesh Dayani
2019-05-12 10:51:24
4 Stocks This Week (US-Play S-REITs) 10 May 2019 – Kep-KBS REIT; Manulife REIT; ARA HTrust; Ascott REIT
We look at specific themes and/or groups of companies on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in our 4 Stocks This Week every week. This week, we look at how investors in Singapore can get US REIT exposure with four REITs and business trusts that are listed here. Since Manulife US REIT listed in Singapore in May 2016, offering the first pure-play US REIT exposure for investors here, there have been two other such listings – Keppel-KBS US REIT in November 2017 and, more recently, ARA US Hospitality REIT, in May 2019. These REIT and business trust listings coincide with the positive economic growth and outlook in the US in the past few years. Between 2010 and 2017, US real GDP grew at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2%, and further accelerated to 2.9% in 2018. US real GDP is also expec
DollarsAndSense.sg
Dinesh Dayani
2019-05-05 13:18:18
Upcoming Personal Finance Events In Singapore You Should Attend In 2019
Increasingly, we are able to learn important and useful personal finance information by just spending time online – either reading personal finance websites, such as the one you’re currently on, watching explainer videos, attending webinars, downloading e-books and many other ways. This doesn’t mean there is no value to attending physical events, where you get to listen to the speaker explain his thought process, engage in Q&A sessions the specialist and interact with other like-minded participants. On the back of our first event (which we’re happy to announce is sold out!), In The Footsteps Of Masters: Going Beyond #myfirsttrade, we thought of compiling a list of personal finance events that would be really beneficial to those who want to learn more. # 1 ETFestival 2019 Organ
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Sim Kang Heong
2019-05-05 11:03:05
4 Stocks This Week (FTSE ST Small Cap Index) 3 May 2019 – QAF; UMS; CES; Bumitama Agri
FTSE Russell, together with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX), maintains the Singapore stock market’s primary benchmark – the Straits Times Index (STI). In addition to the STI, FTSE Russell maintains other indices of SGX-listed stocks for the purposes of benchmarking portfolio performance and creation of financial products like mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These indices represent different sectors, company sizes, and themes. Read Also: S&P500 vs Straits Times Index: Which Is “Better” For Beginner Singapore Investors? One of these indices is the FTSE ST Small Cap Index, which FTSE Russell describes as “a free float-adjusted, market capitalisation-weighted index representing the performance of small-capitalised companies, whic
Governance For Stakeholders
Mak Yuen Teen
2019-04-30 17:16:19
Top warning signs of a company in trouble: report
Published in Business Times, April 4, 2019 Michelle Quah There are at least 16 early warning signs and red flags signalling potential woe in the companies you invest in – and learning what they are could make you a savvier investor. A new report by corporate governance advocate Mak Yuen Teen purports to help investors spot early signs of trouble, using a model that analyses a company’s business model and its key events and transactions. The 52-page study, “Avoiding potholes in listed companies”, is meant for the public investor, especially the retail investor – who has access only to public information, such as annual reports and corporate announcements, and who has limited expertise in analysing corporate governance and financial statements. “This report aims to he
Aspire
Jimmy Ng
2019-04-26 17:58:54
SI Research: Fuel Your Returns With Union Gas Holdings
On the lookout for stable businesses whose products and services are always in demand, Union Gas Holdings (Union Gas) is one such company that caught our attention. Listed on the Singapore Exchange a couple of years back in July 2017 at $0.25 a share, Union Gas is a leading supplier of bottled Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders to more than 180,000 domestic households in Singapore. People need to eat in order to survive, and in so doing they would require bottled LPG to cook their meals. The retail distribution of bottled LPG cylinders and sale of LPG-related accessories make up a significant portion of Union Gas’s top-line at around 60.5 percent. Apart from its core LPG business, the group also sells and distributes diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG) to commercial and retail c





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