The weirdness of the SGX survey

Last month, I received an email from SGX. I was asked to participate in a survey by them, and I would win a prize if I was lucky. The survey took no more than 5 minutes, and I answered the questions as accurately as possible.

Many questions were asked, and mostly geared towards asking how often I trade, and what is the reason for trading? These were also the questions that I couldn’t answer, because I only buy, and never sell my investments.

I could have answered this particular question a little differently from others

Towards the middle of the survey, there was this question asked. It asked where were my shares held in. This was my reply:

I was telling the truth. I really do own shares from all over the world. As long as there is stock, you would be sure that …