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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 […]

SGX to offer continuous all-day trading by 2nd quarter of 2011

SGX to offer continuous all-day trading by 2nd quarter of 201118 February 2011 – Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said it is seeking regulatory approval tooffer non-stop trading from 9.00am to 5.00pm for its securities market by the second quarter ofthe year, instead of 1 March. This follows further consultation with market participants.The later start date […]

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Open a stock trading account in Singapore

Open a stock trading account in Singapore

Open a stock trading account in Singapore   How to open a trading account in Singapore.1)Opening an stock trading account step by step guide.Actually you can go to any stockbroking firms and open a trading account. Down there you can also open a CDP account.ORa) You have to go to CDP at SGX center, at […]

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Genting Singapore reports net loss

Genting Singapore G13.SI reports net loss SINGAPORE: Casino operator Genting Singapore’s fourth quarter net loss widened 48 per cent to S$150.3 million because of an impairment charge it took on its discontinued UK casino operations. However, the operator of Resorts World Sentosa managed to end the full-year with a net profit of S$37.8 million. That […]

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SGX to implement all-day trading from March 1

SGX to implement all-day trading from March 1 SINGAPORE: Market operator Singapore Exchange (SGX) will remove the 90-minute lunch break and will introduce continuous all day trading from 9am to 5pm from March 1. SGX said in a statement that this will enhance access to companies listed on the exchange and its trading hours will […]

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Singapore Government bonds to start trading on Singapore Exchange

“SINGAPORE: Singapore Government bonds will be made available for trading on the Singapore Exchange by the middle of this year, to provide retail investors with a safe alternative to bank deposits. This was revealed on Monday by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in parliament. … Mr Tharman also noted that well rated corporate bonds were also […]

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Comparision of Online Trading Brokerage Fees( Correct as at Dec 03 2010)

Comparision of Online Trading Brokerage Fees( Correct as at Dec 03 2010) Minimum commission per trade for online trading: SGD25(Standard across Singapore brokerages) UOB Kayhian0.275% DBS Vickers0.28% for 50K and below0.22% for 50K to 100K0.18% for amt above 100k OCBC securities0.275% for 50K and below0.275% for 50K to 100K0.20% for amt above 100k CIMB0.275% for […]

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CDP account

What is the CDP? The Central Depository (Pte) Limited (CDP) is a subsidiary of the Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX). CDP provides depository, clearing, settlement and computerised book-entry services for securities traded on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST). The CDP provides depository, clearing and book-entry settlement services for the Singapore stock market. As a […]

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Opening a stock trading account in Singapore

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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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