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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 […]

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 […]

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Asia Region Market Update 05/02/2013

Asia ex Japan : China’s cyclical rebound on track Analysts believe that a modest cyclical rebound appears on track despite holiday-related distortion. The official PMI declined slightly from 50.6 in Dec 2012 to 50.4 in Jan 2013 but has stayed above 50 for four months. These results suggest the cyclical rebound is on track, although […]

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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 […]

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Market Update January 28th 2012

Economic Outlook Currency debasement is especially sensitive in Asia While central banks in advanced economies are making concerted efforts to boost their economies through increasingly loose monetary policies, some current account deficit countries’ sizeable financing needs or high inflationary pressures would welcome the benefits of liquidity injection and capital inflows from advanced economies. But in […]

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Market update 22/01/2013

Positive macro data lifted sentiment further Last Week’s Highlights Risk assets across equities and commodities continued to edge higher last week. Most impressive were a set of positive surprises from Chinese economic data. China’s GDP growth confirms a cyclical rebound of the economy. The reading of 7.9% in Q4, which makes the annual GDP growth […]

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CFD Pair Trading

Pair trading is a good strategy because it reduces trading exposure to the market going in a single direction. It also enables traders to make a profit regardless of how their stocks perform, as the strategy depends on the performance of their stocks relative to each other, rather than the performance of their stocks in […]

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How is Contracts for Difference(CFD) being priced?

The difference between buying shares on the stock market and buying a CFD is that the CFD provider is the counter party. Most CFD providers would then seek to hedge their CFD transactions on the underlying cash market. So for an example, if a client was to submit an order to buy 5000 CFD in […]

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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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Why SMRT Corp (S53-SIN)is still a good investment for the long term

Why SMRT Corp (S53-SIN)is still a good investment for the long term SMRT has been in the limelight repeatedly this year for bad news in Singapore. Train breakdowns initialized in December 2011 happened thrice in a week and left ten of thousands of commutters stranded. Frustration among the public called for the public transport system […]

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Courts Asia 2nd IPO in 2 years

Courts Asia has launched an initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore to raise S$137 million in gross proceeds. Of this, S$40 million, or 30 per cent of the gross proceeds, will be used for the electronics and furniture retailer’s expansion into the Indonesian market, while S$86 million, or 63 per cent, raised from the sales […]

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Retail Tranche results of Far East H-trust is out

FAR East Hospitality Trust’s (Far East H-Trust) retail tranche of 50 million stapled securities was 14.6 times subscribed at the close of its initial public offering yesterday. The first and only Singapore-focused hotel and serviced residence hospitality trust, which priced sale of its stapled securities at $0.93 apiece, said it had received applications for a […]

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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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