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Your Sure Way to Lasting Success in Trading

Your Sure Way to Lasting Success in Trading Why is it that some people are successful in trading the markets? And why is it some people fail? Is it luck that determines if you are successful or not in making money from the market? Is it the system or strategy that a person use which […]

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Winning Traders – What They Have In Common

Winning Traders – What They Have In Common We often hear that 95% of people who try trading for a living fail within the first year. These are not very good odds and it is natural for new traders to wonder if they have what it takes. In this issue, I give you a list […]

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STI Constituent Weightings(As of 24/08/2010)

STI Constituent Weightings STI is a market capitalization weighted index and involves the total market capitalization of the companies weighted by their effect on the index. This means that larger stocks would make more of a difference to the index as compared to a smaller market cap company. (E.g. Capitalland (4.88%) will need to move […]

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Trading Hours

Trading Hours Trading sessions are held daily from Mondays to Fridays between 9.00am – 12.30pm and 2.00pm – 5.00pm. In addition, there is an Pre-Open Routine (8.30am – 9.00am) and Pre-Close Routine (5.00pm – 5.06pm). There is no trading on Singapore public holidays. When a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday will be a […]

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Settlement of Contracts

Settlement of Contracts Settlement of trades executed on SGX securities market takes place on the third market day after the trade date T+3, T being the trade date. When a seller does not have sufficient shares in the account for settlement by 12noon on T+3, CDP will conduct buy-in on that afternoon to fulfil the […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.17500 1.17520 2
GBPUSD 1.31820 1.31850 3
USDCAD 1.26530 1.26560 3
USDJPY 113.620 113.640 2
USDCHF 0.98550 0.98580 3
AUDUSD 0.77830 0.77860 3
NZDUSD 0.69180 0.69230 5
EURGBP 0.89110 0.89140 3
EURCHF 1.15800 1.15830 3
EURJPY 133.510 133.540 3
AUDJPY 88.430 88.480 5
GBPJPY 149.780 149.840 6
XAUUSD 1279.87 1280.27 40
XAGUSD 17.059 17.109 5