It’s just three more weeks before the end of 2018. With the dividends and coupons in already, it’s time to wrap- up the finance performances for this year.

  1. Stock Investing

This is the year of the telecommunications for me. Only sale of the year is M1, while I purchased Singtel, Starhub and Lippo Malls Trust.

Dividend – $4,120.20
Current Market Value – $50,440
Realized Gains – $1235.89
Paper Losses – $4,396.65

  1. Bond Investing

I talked about the Singapore Savings bonds having a relatively good short term interest here previously. Apart from the SSB that I bought at the beginning of the year, no other bonds were purchased.


Coupon Received – $4,359.10; 
Redemption Value – $140,000
(market value not considered, as there are no plans to sell them before redemption date for the time being).

When I did a simple calculation, this …