It is obvious that most bloggers will be sharing their year-end results as we have arrived to the last day of 2017. It was a good year for global equities and it would be a shame to have missed this opportunity.

In the early months, I have sold stakes in DBS, City Dev, FCOT, CRCT and FCL at decent margins. As they are common well known stocks, it is not hard to notice them (though City Dev was never seen in any portfolio I have witnessed). At the same time, I re-invested the profits to under-appreciated shares like Singtel and Wilmar.

The biggest mistake in timing was to invest in ComfortdelGro when it was around $2.47. I exited it at a slight loss with no regrets before it got worst in the later months. However, I believed its share price may recover one day given some time (but I …