Author: Chlorophyll Inc

The growing influence of Jardine in local stock markets

The Jardine Group of Companies including Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic, Jardine Cycle and Carriage, Dairy Farm, Hong Kong Land, and Mandarin Oriental has become a growing influence among the 800 over stocks listed in Singapore. Altogether, the total market capitalization the combined listed entities under the Jardine Group stands at around S$120.39 billion as of August 31, 2017. The recent inclusion of Jardine Strategic into the Straits Times Index (STI) is a testament of the growing strength of Jardine Empire in its 100 over year’s history as a major trading conglomerate. Brief History of the Jardine Group of Companies...

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3 Things that Your REIT may be hiding from you. And Why You Should be Aware of Them.

REITs stands for Real Estate Investment Trusts. Investors of all ages, in the U.S. and worldwide, invest in REITs directly or indirectly through mutual funds. Investors looking to start their so-called ‘dividend investing journey’ inevitably look towards REITs because of their relatively high levels of distributable income a.k.a dividend yields. The business of REITs, to put it simply, is a trust that invests in commercial properties (hotels, offices, retail spaces etc), which are then rented to tenants. The tenants will pay for the rental, which then becomes cash flow to the REIT; of which a sizeable amount of that...

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A question many investors have often finance industry professionals like ourselves, is this the time to let go of their real estate investment trust (Reit) stocks given that the US Federal Reserve is expected to normalise interest rates soon, and reduce their quantitative easing (QE) measures. In this article, we shall examine this hotly asked question by retail investors. We’ll start off by looking at FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Index. Here is the chart diagram: Source: Phillip POEMS Trading Platform (One-year daily chart for FTSE ST REIT Index, July 25, 2017) Looking at the chart above,...

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