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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 […]

What is Fundamental Analysis?

” The crux of Fun­da­men­tal Analy­sis lies in its attempt to deter­mine the eco­nomic value of a secu­rity (a generic term for stocks and shares)…” Fun­da­men­tal Analy­sis cov­ers the area of research that stud­ies eco­nom­ics, indus­try and com­pany infor­ma­tion for the pur­pose of mak­ing an informed judge­ment on a stock’s value and its growth poten­tial. […]

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Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD)

Developed by Gerald Appel in the late seventies, the Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD) indicator is one of the simplest and most effective momentum indicators available. The MACD turns two trend-following indicators, moving averages, into a momentum oscillator by subtracting the longer moving average from the shorter moving average. As a result, the MACD offers the […]

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Stock Abbreviations

Below are some key abbreviations one will encounter when trading or investing in the Singapore Stock Exchange.   Remarks Abbreviations Susp  Suspended  PL  Pending Listing  WI  When Issue  BI  BuyIn Only  DL  Delisted  CB  Cum Bonus  XB  Ex Bonus  CD  Cum Dividend XD  Ex Dividend  CI  Cum Interest  XI  Ex Interest  CR  Cum Rights  XR  […]

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CapitaMalls Asia placement tranche of S$100m oversubscribed

The placement tranche of 10-year bonds by CapitaMalls Asia Treasury Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CapitaMalls Asia Ltd, has closed three days after its launch on 3 January and public offer on 4 January. The initial S$100 million placement tranche on offer was two times over-subscribed. Driven by such strong demand, CapitaMalls Asia Treasury will […]

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Asia stocks follow Wall Street higher

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street opened the year with a bang following the release of positive U.S. economic data.Oil prices softened but remained above $102 per barrel. The dollar rose against the euro and was steady against the yen.On the first trading day of 2012 in Japan, […]

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Hoe Leong: Reaping Fruits From Opportunistic Ventures

Hoe Leong: Reaping Fruits From Opportunistic Ventures adapted from sharesinv.com There is a well-known Chinese saying that goes along the line ‘to start a business is a challenge, to uphold its success is an even bigger challenge’. For Hoe Leong Corporation Ltd (Hoe Leong)H20.SI, its continued success for more than half a century is certainly […]

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Keong Hong’s IPO fully subscribed despite cloudy economic outlook

SINGAPORE : Keong Hong Holdings 5TT.SI says its Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Catalist has been fully subscribed despite the cloudy global economic outlook. The IPO, comprising 27 million new shares at an issue price of S$0.24 each, was fully placed out to institutional and private investors raising approximately S$6.48 million. […]

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Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP)

Volume-Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is exactly what it sounds like: the average price weighted by volume. VWAP equals the dollar value of all trading periods divided by the total trading volume for the current day. Calculation starts when trading opens and ends when trading closes. Because it is good for the current trading day only, […]

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KSH Holdings Secures Mt. Alvernia Hospital contract

KSH Holdings: Secures Mt. Alvernia Hospital contract KSH Holdings announced that it has secured a S$49.9m constructioncontract from Mt Alvernia Hospital for additions and alterations to the hospital.We judge that the market would be mildly positive on this contract win,which brings the order book to an estimated S$385m. This project isexpected to begin on 6 […]

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SIA stock analysis

Singapore Airlines (SIA SP, $11.40, BUY, TP $14.40) – Singapore Airlines’ share price has been surprisingly resilient, trading in an upward pattern since its recent low. The stock has gained 8.5% since last Thursday, while the STI has slumped by 4.0%. Loads and traffic have remained relatively resilient, while declining oil prices could provide a […]

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GuocoLeisure trades at just 0.7x NTA of US$0.69 per share or S$0.86 per share, which arguably still undervalues its prized assets, Quek Leng Chan & fu

Hot stock GuocoLeisure (GLL SP, $0.60, NOT RATED) – GuocoLeisure trades at just 0.7x NTA of US$0.69 per share or S$0.86 per share, which arguably still undervalues its prized assets, especially its properties in Hawaii and Fiji which it intends to sell. Major shareholder Quek Leng Chan continues to add to his already majority stake, […]

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Manchester United Said to Get Singapore’s Approval for Listing Story Tools

Manchester United Said to Get Singapore’s Approval for Listing Story Tools Singapore’s stock exchange approved Manchester United’s application to raise about $1 billion in an initial public offering in the city-state, two people with knowledge of the matter said.As much as two-thirds of Manchester United’s offering will likely be in preferred shares, which may carry […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.17520 1.17540 2
GBPUSD 1.28740 1.28770 3
USDCAD 1.25700 1.25730 3
USDJPY 109.300 109.320 2
USDCHF 0.96510 0.96540 3
AUDUSD 0.79330 0.79360 3
NZDUSD 0.73170 0.73220 5
EURGBP 0.91270 0.91300 3
EURCHF 1.13440 1.13470 3
EURJPY 128.470 128.500 3
AUDJPY 86.710 86.760 5
GBPJPY 140.720 140.780 6
XAUUSD 1286.95 1287.35 40
XAGUSD 17.024 17.037 1.3