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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 […]

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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Global Premium Hotels Limited(GPH)

Global Premium Hotels Limited(GPH)

Global Premium Hotels Limited (“GPH” or “Company”) is offering 13m shares for the public and 437m via placement at $0.26 each. The IPO will close on 24 April at 12pm. The Company is a hotel operator and operates under the “Fragrance” or “Parc Sovereign” brands.  Pro-forma revenue for FY2010 was $44.2m and net profit was […]

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Swee hong engineering construction IPO

Swee hong engineering construction IPO

Singapore civil engineering firm Swee Hong Engineering Construction is planning an initial public offering to raise about $20 million, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters. The source declined to be identified as he was not authorised to speak to the media. Swee Hong is involved in several projects including the upcoming “Gardens by […]

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Cordlife group limited ipo

Cordlife group limited ipo

  Cordlife Group Limited (“Cordlife” or the “Company”) was set up in Singapore. It has 2 core businesses: cord blood banking and umbilical cord tissue banking. It was previously listed on Australia Stock Exchange and known as Cygenics Limited.It now focuses on 3 countries, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Revenue grew from S$22.6m in FY2009 […]

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F1 explores $10 billion IPO in Singapore?

F1 explores $10 billion IPO in Singapore?adapted from asiaone Bernie Ecclestone ,president of Formula One’s governing body, is reportedly preparing a $10 billion (S$12.6 billion) flotation of the sport on an Asian stock exchange.Singapore and Hong Kong are believed to be potential venues, according to several media reports.Ecclestone said CVC would be better off exiting […]

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GLP Limited MCO.SI announces development of logistic facility in Japan

Global Logistics Properties (GLP)MCO.SI announced on Monday that it will develop a large-scale multi-tenant logistics facility in Ichikawa City, Chiba prefecture (Greater Tokyo), Japan. In a statement released on Monday, GLP said that it has formed a 50:50 joint venture with Mitsui Fudosan to undertake the project. The development will have a gross floor area […]

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SingTel Z74.SI’s Latest Amobee Acquisition

SingTel Z74.SI’s Latest Amobee Acquisitionadapted from sharesinv.com When the largest market capitalisation company on our local bourse announces an acquisition bid, especially one that is its first major overseas acquisition since 2007, it is little surprise that analysts are scrambling behind their research desks making sense out of the news. On 5 March, Singapore Telecommunications […]

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How to apply for internet access to CDP account

How to apply for internet access to CDP account To apply for service3 simple steps to apply for CDP Internet Service:Step 1: Complete the application formStep 2: Mail the duly signed form toThe Central Depository (Pte) Limited 4 Shenton Way #02-01, SGX Centre 2 Singapore 068807Step 3: CDP will send the Internet PIN to your […]

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Selling odd lots of shares in Singapore stock market

Normally, Singapore stocks are traded in even lots – e.g. 1000 shares, 2000 shares, and so on. If you end up with odd lots, e.g. 100 shares, 300 shares, and so on, then you need a way to sell them off. You might have gotten odd lots through a bonus issue or some other mechanism, […]

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Sky China profit in Q4 plunges 58%

Sky China profit in Q4 plunges 58% SKY China Petroleum Services posted a 58 per cent slump in net profit to $1.66 million for the three months ended Dec 31, citing lower revenue and impairments. Barring unforeseen circumstances, the group should remain profitable in FY2012. – Sky China Revenue in the fourth quarter slipped 15 […]

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China Paper full-year earnings plummet 39.2% to 79.5m yuan

A FALL in gross profit coupled with a rise in operating expenses saw China Paper Holdings Ltd’s net profit dive 39.2 per cent to 79.5 million yuan (S$15.8 million) for 2011, from 130.8 million yuan for the preceding year. Revenue inched up 0.3 per cent to a record high of 1.06 billion yuan. This was […]

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Moving Averages – Simple and Exponential

Moving averages smooth the price data to form a trend following indicator. They do not predict price direction, but rather define the current direction with a lag. Moving averages lag because they are based on past prices. Despite this lag, moving averages help smooth price action and filter out the noise. They also form the […]

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GBPUSD 1.33480 1.33510 3
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AUDUSD 0.75320 0.75350 3
NZDUSD 0.69130 0.69180 5
EURGBP 0.88320 0.88350 3
EURCHF 1.16800 1.16830 3
EURJPY 133.790 133.820 3
AUDJPY 85.460 85.510 5
GBPJPY 151.450 151.510 6
XAUUSD 1243.75 1244.15 40
XAGUSD 15.723 15.773 5