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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 […]

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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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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