There is a confluence of factors shaping stocks sentiments: China’s stocks performance, oil and commodity prices, the Federal Reserves’ decision on interest rate increases and even the incident in Thailand. Together, these factors shape the broader market sentiments on the Singapore stocks markets so much so that many stock headed south today. If your portfolio is not doing well, do not fret for this is what investors should know before entering into the stocks markets.

It is true that a stock which seems to be already trading low may still head lower, once you enter. It is also true that stock which are still performing okay, may well go lower in line with the broader stocks markets. Against the backdrop of markets like this, some investors sell their stocks to “cut losses” while to others, the stocks markets currently present good buying opportunities. At market times like these, there will …