In the blink of an eye, 2018 will be over soon and another year has passed. This year has been a big drought for IPO as none has attracted my attention. IPO aside, there were a other few listing which I applied for, namely, Astrea IV4.35%B280614, Temasek 2.7% 231025XB and the NikkoAM SGD IGBond. These products are non-equities and have low correlation to the market movement. I personally like all these additions to my portfolio as they provide further diversification to my portfolio.

Portfolio return has fallen this year even though portfolio size has increased with capital injection of around $73K. New additions to my portfolio this year include Mapletree Logistic Trust, CapitaR China Trust, OCBC Bank and Fraser Property. Total dividend collected this year has increased to around $17K compared to last year of around $14K due to larger portfolio size. Details will be posted in subsequent …