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CFD: what it is?

Contract for Difference (CFD) is an over-the-counter trading instrument that allows traders to take advantage of leverage in the spot market to trade on indices and commodity markets without actually buying the underlying securities. CFD is essentially a financial derivative product in which both parties (brokers and customers) trade at the difference between the opening […]

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Winning with Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental analysis is an important part of stock analysis. At the most basic level, fundamental analysis is about getting a grasp of the health of a business and what its continued outlook will be in the future. It is more than just an overview of the company in financial terms. Although reading and understanding financial […]

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HPH Trust posed for rise

Hutchison Port Trust (NS8U.SG) has been trading below it IPO debut price of US$1.01 ever since it was first listed in the Singapore Exchange Main board. Being listed almost immediately after the Japan Earthquake gave the counter a bad start.A weak US dollar coupled with general weakness in global equities has seen the stock hovering […]

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2013 Singapore Stock Market opening : Correction Expected

The Straits Times Index (STI) has risen by a quite a fair bit towards the close of the year and I would not expect much reversal in the trend until the stock market reopens on the 2nd January 2013. The past few years have shown a reversal of the STI index price trend at the […]

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Applying For Initial Public Offering(IPO) Shares

Applying For Initial Public Offering(IPO) Shares I am assuming that you who is reading this article is a retail investor and have no Private Bankers or Brokers who will do the work for you. If you do have a banker or broker serving you, you can tell them that you wish to apply for the […]

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Trends and Timing in The Stock Market

Trends and Timing in The Stock Market

  From grizzly stock market veterans all to the way to savvy market observers, almost every one would concede that in the business of trading two things are of the essence: timing and trends. Trends are important because they affect the market in big sweeping tides. Timing, on the other hand, is the learned investor’s […]

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Brokerage Commissions & Fees in Singapore

 Brokerage Commissions & Fees Commission charges apply for shares you buy. The range is from 0.18% to 0.5% depending on the amount of shares, the market you trade and whether you buy it online or via phone. There is usually a minimum of SGD25 per trade. In fact, I have not seen any brokerages in […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.19930 1.19950 2
GBPUSD 1.35340 1.35370 3
USDCAD 1.22550 1.22580 3
USDJPY 111.400 111.420 2
USDCHF 0.96090 0.96120 3
AUDUSD 0.80530 0.80560 3
NZDUSD 0.73660 0.73710 5
EURGBP 0.88590 0.88620 3
EURCHF 1.15260 1.15290 3
EURJPY 133.610 133.640 3
AUDJPY 89.710 89.760 5
GBPJPY 150.770 150.830 6
XAUUSD 1311.48 1311.88 40
XAGUSD 17.267 17.281 1.4