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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 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 […]

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JB Foods launches S$23m S’pore IPO

JB Foods launches S$23m S’pore IPO

Malaysian cocoa ingredients producer JB Foods launched its initial public offering in Singapore yesterday, seeking to raise S$23 million to feed its appetite for regional expansion. The company is seeking to sell 100 million invitation shares at 30 Singapore cents each. Three million shares will be offered to the public, while 97 million shares will […]

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Neo group goes for catalist listing in its IPO bid

Neo group goes for catalist listing in its IPO bid

Food caterer Neo Group hopes investors will be tempted to take a bite of its initial public offering (IPO) despite the weak appetite for new listings this year. The company, which also runs a business selling Japanese convenience foods islandwide, aims to raise net proceeds of $5 million in an IPO ahead of a Catalist […]

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IHH Healthcare Berhad launches dual listing on Malaysia and Singapore Exchanges

IHH Healthcare Berhad launches dual listing on Malaysia and Singapore Exchanges

Asia’s largest hospital operator, IHH Healthcare, announced its US$2 billion dual listing on the Malaysia and Singapore stock exchanges on Tuesday, making it the world’s third largest IPO. Felda Global Venture’s offering, the second largest this year after Facebook’s, raised US$3.25 billion last week. IHH Healthcare Bhd. (IHH), Asia’s biggest hospital operator, plans to raise […]

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Maxi Cash IPO off to a great start with a 30% surge

Maxi Cash IPO off to a great start with a 30% surge

Pawnbroker Maxi-Cash (stock code :5UF.SI) launched an initial public offering (IPO) in Singapore, in spite of  the volatile markets, to raise about S$16.8 million. On its first trading day, Maxi-Cash, surged 30 per cent above its initial public offering price on its debut yesterday. The Catalist counter closed at 39 cents, compared to its IPO price […]

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A brief history of CFD( contract for difference)

A Brief History of Contract for Difference (CFD) By Bryan Rollins If you want to enter the world of trading contracts for difference or CFDs, then one of the basic things that you need to learn is its history. This is because by understanding this, you will be able to appreciate how it has been […]

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Swee Hong IPO closing 21st May 12pm

Swee Hong IPO closing 21st May 12pm

Swee Hong Engineering has finally put forth its Intial Public Offering ever since news was released in march about the pending listing. The Civil Engineering firm will be making available a total of 97.8 million shares at 22.5 cents each on Tuesday, May 22nd. Swee Hong posted revenue of 84.4Million and net profit of 12.3 […]

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Basic Stock Trading Terminology

Blue Chip– blue chip is derived from the highest value in poker chips(white-$1, red-$5,blue-$10). Thus a blue chip stock refers to the best value corporations which are known for reliability and established. S-shares refer to china corporations which have listed their company in singapore stock exchanges. Similarly, their Hongkong exchange counter parts are known as H-Shares and […]

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Cash Flow Evaluation

The price/cash flow ratio is used by investors to evaluate the investment attractiveness, from a value standpoint, of a company’s stock. This metric compares the stock’s market price to the amount of cash flow the company generates on a per-share basis. Cashflow is an important indicator of a company ability to continue revenue operation. A company […]

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Per Share Evaluation

Per-share data can involve any number of items in a company’s financial position. In corporate financial reporting – such as the annual and quarterly report – most per-share data can be found in these statements, including earnings and dividends. Additional per-share items (which are often reported by investment research companies) also include sales (revenue), earnings growth and […]

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Bollinger Bands

Bollinger Bands

Introduction adapted from stockchart.com Developed by John Bollinger, Bollinger Bands are volatility bands placed above and below a moving average. Volatility is based on the standard deviation, which changes a volatility increase and decreases. The bands automatically widen when volatility increases and narrow when volatility decreases. This dynamic nature of Bollinger Bands also means they […]

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Starland holdings IPO

Starland holdings IPO

SINGAPOREAN-OWNED property developer Starland Holdings yesterday launched its IPO for a Catalist listing, aiming to raise about $4.9 million from the issue of 22.2 million new shares at 22 cents apiece. It plans to use the estimated net proceeds of $3.1 million for the acquisition of a land bank and for general working capital. The […]

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