I have earlier shared with readers that when it comes to investing, the trend is one’s friend provided one know how to be friend with the trend. If the whole overall market trend is not evident, it may be hard for investors to profit from investing and trading with even the best stocks bought at good bargains. In this post, I am going to share with you some other key trends which investors should take note of.

First, the trend of expected interest rate increase; generally this trend should benefit banking stocks while one may want to not hoe the rates will shape Reits and telecoms stocks.

Secondly, a possible rebound in the low crude oil prices may see oil and gas related stocks like Keppel Corp and Sembcorp Industries stock benefit.

Thirdly, have you noticed how some crude palm oil players like Golden Agriculture and Bumitama have risen in …