STI closed at 3028 points by the end of August 2013. It was a bad month for investors. Markets are worried not only on the volatile currency movements, Fed expected tapering but also US and some of its allies considering military action on Syria. Obviously, with so much bad news, markets had been sold down badly.

For this month, I have attended the following AGMs/EGMs/briefings – China Animal Healthcare, Jubilee, United Engineers, Petra Food, Novo Group, Stamford Tyres, Elite KSB and Freight Links.

For my top 30 holdings, Viz Branz dropped out of the list as I have accepted the takeover offer. United Engineers also dropped out as it went ex-right. Superbowl, GK Goh and Hong Fok are new entries which I had been accumulating for the past few months.

I have bought the following companies from the market this month – Ascendas Hospitality Trust, BBR Holdings, Biosensors, GK Goh, Hanwell, Hotel …