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Singapore Saving Bonds VS Fixed Deposit How long would it take before you can make a stable income from trading? New Exciting Overseas Education Limited IPO: Apply or not? Singapore 2012 biggest IPO: Far East Hospitality Trust
 

Singapore Saving Bonds VS Fixed Deposit

1. Fixed deposits is guaranteed by the bank where your fixed deposit is put in. All bank deposits are further insured under Singapore deposit insurance scheme up to 50,000. Singapore saving bonds are issued and guaranteed by the government of the Republic of Singapore. A government bond has traditionally been viewed as risk free until […]

How long would it take before you can make a stable income from trading?

How long is a piece of string? The best answer anyone can come up with is somewhere between 6 months and never – which isn’t very helpful! Therefore, what this FAQ will aim to do is to outline practical steps that you can take that will help you to get from wherever you are now […]

New Exciting Overseas Education Limited IPO: Apply or not?

Overseas Education (OEL) has launched its initial public offering (IPO) to raise $56.1 million. The 125 million shares to be issued, comprising of 3.75 million shares for the public and 121.25 million placement shares, are priced at 48 cents each. The issue price is 6.6 times Overseas Education’s earnings per share of 7.3 cents for […]

Singapore 2012 biggest IPO: Far East Hospitality Trust

RIDING on the hospitality sector’s robust growth, Far East Organization is set to offer investors a bite off its assets via the group’s first hospitality trust listing – Far East Hospitality Trust (Far East H-Trust). The listing of the hospitality stapled group, which comprises both Far East H-Reit and Far East H-BT, is expected to […]

Singapore Exchange to offer trading in more metals contracts

Singapore Exchange to offer trading in more metals contracts Singapore Exchange SGXl.SI said on Thursday it is planning to add another three contracts to the set of metal products it offers in partnership with the London Metal Exchange (LME). The bourse has already been offering mini-contracts in copper, aluminium and zinc futures in conjunction with […]

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Singapore Stocks-Cautious start seen; property stocks in focus

Singapore Stocks-Cautious start seen; property stocks in focus Singapore shares are likely tomake a cautious start on Wednesday as firmer commodity pricesare offset by worries over the U.S. economic outlook and eurozone debt concerns.Property stocks such as City Developments may bein focus on news that foreigners bought more homes in the firstquarter of 2011, a […]

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Singapore stock market report (May 2011)

Hour Glass Delivers Record Profit On Higher MarginsLuxury watch group The Hour Glass delivered a record profit for the full year ended 31 Mar-11, with the bottom line jumping 29.1% from $32.8m to $42.4m. This in turn brings earnings per share to 18.1 cents, up from the previously 14.1 cents. The improvement was underpinned by […]

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Forex (Foreign Exchange Market)

The difference between the stockmarket and the foreign exchange market is the huge trading that happens on the currency market. There’s millions that are traded daily on the currency market, just about 2 trillion greenbacks is traded daily. The amount is way higher than the cash traded on the daily market of any country. The […]

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A-Sonic removed from SGX watch-list

A-Sonic removed from SGX watch-list SINGAPORE: A-Sonic Aerospace has been removed from the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) watch-list after the firm posted net profits of US$1.43 million in the first quarter of this year. A-Sonic, which operates logistics and aerospace component distributorships, was subsequently removed from the watch-list on May 20 pursuant to SGX listing rules. […]

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Stock Market News for May 25, 2011

On Tuesday, oil prices gained strength after banks upgraded their crude price forecast; sales of new homes recorded their second consecutive monthly gains, and corporate results came in better than expected. However, markets negated all these positives to drop further down for the third-consecutive day as lingering concerns about slowing growth continued to dampen investor […]

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Introduction To Trading Singapore Stock Market: The Basic Knowledge That All Investors Should Know

In this article, we are focusing on Singapore stock market. If you are new to trading Singapore Shares, here is a quick start kit for you to acquire the basic knowledge that all beginners should comprehend before embarking on their invesment journey. How To Get Started With Singapore Stock Market? You have to know what […]

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OCBC says cautious in promoting offshore yuan deposits in Singapore

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp , Singapore’s second-biggest bank, is not aggressively promoting offshore yuan deposits to Singapore customers due to the risk of near-term losses as the local currency is likely to appreciate at a faster pace. “We’re pretty cautious with regard to offshore RMB business in terms of deposits. For a Singaporean, we think it […]

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Singapore Exchange: Singapore inflation slows to less than 5% for first time in 2011 Share

Singapore’s inflation slowed to less than 5% for the first time this year in April as a strengthening currency reduced the cost of imported goods. Consumer prices rose 4.5% last month from a year earlier, the Department of Statistics said in a statement today. That was the slowest pace in five months, according to data […]

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Analysts do not expect Cabinet reshuffle to affect stock market

Analysts do not expect Cabinet reshuffle to affect stock market The Singapore stock market inched higher, with the ST Index rising 0.15 per cent to 3,141.21 points, following the unveiling of the new Cabinet by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday. Analysts said they do not expect the leadership reshuffle to cause wild swings […]

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Singapore Stock Market Update

Singapore shares edged up after releasing of GDP data, with STI up 21.68 points to open at 3152.1. Shares recover from yesterday’s losses but continue to move choppy in early trades.Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday announced sweeping changes to his Cabinet line-up, bringing in new chiefs for 11 of the 14 ministries and promising […]

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LME, SGX to Start Lead, Steel Futures in Third Quarter

The London Metal Exchange and Singapore Exchange Ltd. (SGX) will begin trading lead and steel futures on the Singapore bourse in the third quarter, according to Liz Milan, managing director for LME Asia. Each dollar-denominated lead contract will represent five metric tons of metal, while the steel contract will represent 10 tons of the alloy, […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
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GBPUSD 1.28740 1.28770 3
USDCAD 1.25720 1.25750 3
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AUDUSD 0.79310 0.79340 3
NZDUSD 0.73150 0.73200 5
EURGBP 0.91260 0.91290 3
EURCHF 1.13400 1.13430 3
EURJPY 128.430 128.460 3
AUDJPY 86.670 86.720 5
GBPJPY 140.690 140.750 6
XAUUSD 1287.61 1288.01 40
XAGUSD 17.030 17.044 1.4