Author: InvestingNote

Trump Plans To Impose Tariff From 10% To 25%, What Will Happen To Singapore Market?

Why 25% instead of 10%? That’s twice of the initial tariff level! On July 10 2018, Trump seeked to impose 10% on thousands of Chinese imports. While the tariffs would not be imposed until after a period of public comment, the proposed level was then raised to 25% by Trump – this could escalate the trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies. Economically speaking, we know that by raising its tariff to a higher level simply serves as a motivation to motivate domestic producers to increase production of their output. This results in higher consumer prices, higher producer...

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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with SGX for the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge, which will be held on our platform! This challenge is only open to financial bloggers and finance professionals – trading representative/ remisier/ broker, fund manager, research analyst, financial advisor, who are over 18 years old. Physical Prize: SGX will make a donation of S$10,000 on behalf of the winner to SGX Bull Charge’s beneficiary-of-choice and winner of the challenge will take home a prize trophy. Intangible Prize: More publicity and awareness than you would expect! If you’re financial blogger or a finance professional, we urge you to join now to build...

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REITs & Defensive Investing Strategies with Market Outlook 2018 / Q4

It’s past the 2nd half of the year and it’s time for another Market Outlook for Q4. The FTSE REIT Index has show some signs of improvement since the dip in June. The question is, are REITs still good to buy in a hawkish interest rate environment? REITs and defensive blue chip stocks are considered as safe investment for dividends and capital gains, provided an investor knows what are the good stocks to buy, when to buy/sell or how to hold for long term. One might say the safest time to buy a REIT, is when everyone is afraid...

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#InsightsInterview with Veteran Financial Blogger TUBInvesting

We have launched a series of short interviews called #InsightsInterview, to understand how reputable financial experts, bloggers and influencers in the InvestingNote community think as winning investors. This series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. This is #InsightsInterview Episode 1, with Terence from TUBinvesting. T.U.B investing is short for “The Unique Bunch”. His...

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The Correct Answer To #FINDTHESTOCK Challenge

#FINDTHESTOCK Challenge has officially ended! . . . The correct stock is….. Sheng Siong! All those who have Sheng Siong in their answers submitted via the FB messenger link will be eligible for the draw! As we have hundreds of participants, we will be selecting the winners randomly over the next few days. If you receive the FB message from us via messenger over the next few days, you are a winner! Thank you everyone who participated in this campaign! InvestingNote is the first and largest social network for investors in Singapore. Find out more about us here. Download our free...

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LAST 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (27/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The LAST 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge to win a 32″ LED TV, Capitaland Vouchers & More! (27/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per...

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YOUR 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (26/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The next 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (26/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per day, only the first try of the day will be...

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Workshop Recap: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

We had the Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions workshop yesterday. It was a full house! During this workshop, Guang Sheng shared his insights and views of the current market.   Guang Sheng shared how funds and companies can influence prices based on his game theory experience. The attendees had these questions answered: How would all the recent developments in the market such as trade tariffs, oil prices and property cooling measures play out? Where should one invest then? Why is it important to understand how corporate actions affect stock prices What each corporate action means and how...

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YOUR 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (25/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The next 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (25/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per day, only the first try of the day will be...

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Your 2 hints of the day for #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (24/7/18)

The next 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (24/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per day, only the first try of the day will...

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#FINDTHESTOCK Challenge

#FINDTHESTOCK Challenge (in collaboration with PhillipCapital) This is THE CHANCE to win a 32” Sharp LED TV, $88 POEMS account trading rebate, $20 Capitaland vouchers and more! ONE stock has been chosen out of the 700+ SGX-listed stocks in Singapore. We will be dropping 2 hints daily from 23 July to 27 July, through our official account @investingnote, as well as on our FB page. Your objective is to find which stock it is exactly, and tell us the answer through FB messenger. ALL hints will be able to be found using our app or website.  Tell us which stock do you think...

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SGX ETF Fair + Media Appreciation Night

Last week was a busy week! Our team had a humble opportunity to attend the Media Appreciation Night, organised by SGX at The Straits Clan. This event was for SGX to give back to the blogging community through a series of awards, for their hard work in keeping investment and financial knowledge demystified, free-flowing and accessible to the general public.   The Fifth Person won the best independent investment website in the ‘GoTo.com’ category at the inaugural SGX Orb Awards organised by the Singapore Exchange (SGX)! SGX CEO, Loh Boon Chye was also present to give out the awards! Congratulations, The Fifth Person! On...

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New Portfolio Update!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve just updated an entirely new, sleek and comprehensive portfolio for everyone! Key features include: dividend tracking comparisons with STI index portfolio composition sector breakdowns all open, closed positions and current holdings importing and exporting via CSV format cash balance currency denomination multiple portfolios Note that this is currently only available on website. We will update this to our iphone and android apps very soon. Please bear with us. Good things must share! Help us spread the...

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Koufu opens above IPO price at $0.65

FOOD court operator Koufu Group on Wednesday made its debut on the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) mainboard at S$0.65, 2 cents or 3.2 per cent up on its initial public offering price of S$0.63 according to ChannelNewsAsia. The wider Straits Times Index also opened higher on Wednesday, up 0.4 per cent at 3,251.28. With a market capitalisation of about S$350 million, Koufu Group Limited’s listing will boost SGX’s consumer cluster to a total of 152 listings with combined market capitalisation of more than S$135 billion. Pang Lim, Koufu’s executive chairman and chief executive officer, said its listing was “a vote of...

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Upcoming Workshop: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

2018 has been an eventful year so far, as the Singapore stock market has shown an increase in volatility. Higher oil prices, rising US interest rates, trade tarrifs disputes between US and many other countries and the recently announcement of cooling measures that increased the Additional Buyers Stamp Duty and tightened loan-to-value limits on residential property purchases are just some of the things to recognise that changes are coming. As we transit into the 2H 2018, we will address the following questions that every investor should be concerned about right now: How would all these developments play out? Where...

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