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Dual-Class Shares – A Must Or A Bust?

Dual-Class Shares – A Must Or A Bust? The recent moves by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) towards the listing of dual-class shares (DCS) have provoked much debate in business and legal circles. It had been suggested several times last year that the authorities reconsider allowing dual-class listings here to reinvigorate a listless stock market and address the dearth of big initial public offerings....
 

2016 – a Solid Year for STI Consumer Stocks

2016 – a Solid Year for STI Consumer Stocks In 2016, the five best-performing constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI) were SATS, Golden Agri-Resources, Thai Beverage, Wilmar International and Genting Singapore. These five stocks represent all three of the STI’s Consumer Staples plays as well as a Consumer Discretionary play, while SATS also has a significant consumer-facing business. Together, these five stocks averaged a 26.5% total return in 2016....
 

Singapore Banks hurry to raise Mortgage Rates

Singapore Banks hurry to raise Mortgage Rates As we have discussed previously the close relationship between Interest Rates and capital flow and how that affects Singapore mortgage rates. Federal reserve raises overnight target rate by 0.25%, this causes funds to flow to a higher yielding currency. Hence capital flow or loss of capital from Singapore to the United States or simply USD parked outside of USA....
 

How US Rate Hike will affect Singaporeans

How US Rate Hike will affect Singaporeans The Feds increased their interest rates...but that's in the US. What has it got to do with the rest of the world, especially Singapore?...
 

Trading is easy, isn’t it? (Part 2)

Trading is easy, isn’t it? (Part 2) In my previous article “Trading is easy, isn’t it? [20 Nov 16] (Part 1) click HERE”, I have discussed the importance of one’s psychology in trading. However, I have only given a general outline on risk management and trading system which are also very important topics....
 

Singapore Medical Group Tripled Since Jul 2016! Anymore Upside?

Singapore Medical Group Tripled Since Jul 2016! Anymore Upside? Singapore Medical Group (“SMG”) has almost tripled from $0.142 on 26 Jul 2016 to close $0.415 on 22 Dec 2016. Against the backdrop of this meteoric rally, is there any more upside to this stock? ...
 

4 things you need to know about Nera Telecommunications after its payment solutions sale

4 things you need to know about Nera Telecommunications after its payment solutions sale “Where do you get your ideas?”
This is a common question I often hear when someone approaches me about investing. Finding ideas is not always straightforward and it requires some level of effort and a knack for observing events and things around you....