Author: Invest Openly

Biggest And Most Expensive Stocks In Singapore

TGIF! It is time to let our hair down and get ready to chill out over the weekend. In fact, many will start celebrating tonight already… Suddenly, got an urge to find out which are the biggest (in terms of market cap size) and most expensive (in terms of stock prices) stocks in Singapore? So, I did a quick search and following are what I’ve discovered : 5 Biggest Stocks  (Market Cap) In Singapore: 1. Singtel (Z74)                                         – Market Cap : $60.91B 2. DBS Group (D05)                                 – Market Cap : $45.73B 3. Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd (J36)  – Market Cap : $40.92B 4....

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Super Group (S10) – Why I Advised One Of My Reader To Wait And See

Sometime back, I blogged about my long position on Super Group (S10) [click here to view]. For the past 2 months, the counter is experiencing a steady downward trend. Two days ago, one of my reader posted a comment on my post and asking for my insights about this counter (later on I understand that he is thinking about adding more Super Group shares since the share price is at the “low” now. I use low with quotation marks as it is really subjective). My response to him/her is that since the share is still in the midst of downward trend, I...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 26th September 2014

TGIF! Have a great weekend ahead of you! As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Teho International (5OQ) – The marine and offshore oil and gas company, says it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with Eric Cheng Lye Meng and three other sellers to acquire a...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 25th September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Wilmar International (F34) – Says it welcomes the announcement by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Goodman Fielder by the company and First Pacific. For the complete report, click here. (source : The...

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Infographic – 6 Key Points You Need To Know About The Upcoming Board Lot Size Changes

As per my earlier post and the motivating comments That I’ve received from you folks, here I am, developing my very first Infographic related to the local Personal Finance arena. Being a Shares Investment blog, I thought it is only right for my maiden Infographic to be related to Shares Investment. Hence, I’ve picked the theme of the upcoming important changes to the local stock market : Reduction of the Board Lot Size (2015). Here you...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 24th September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Metech International (QG1) – Has agreed to invest an initial in RM1.3 million ($500,000) in Malaysian mining company Pulai Mining. Established in 1998 in southern Kelantan, Pulai Mining has an exploration licence for gold and other minerals covering an area of 37...

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Would You Be Interested To See More Local Personal Finance Related Infographic?

I am a fan of Infographics, in fact had tried to create a few of my very own Infographics in my other movie related blog (continue reading to find out more). So, I have been thinking whether readers of this blog would be interested to see such infographics in local personal finance context? The main reason that I like about infographic is because  of its ease of conception as most of the time the infographics are presented in a fun and attractive graphical way. Of course, it takes time to create such infographics but if my readers are keen to see more of...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 23rd September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Tritech Group (5G9) – Said its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tritech Consultants had won a $13.795 million contract by the Land Transport Authority. For complete report, click here. (source : The Edge)2. Vallianz Holdings (545) – The provider of offshore support vessels and marine...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 22nd September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. SingTel (Z74) – Says it will invest $500 million over the next five years and hire 1,000 engineers as part of a three-pronged strategy to build strengths in cyber security, smart cities and analytics. These facilities will experiment with fresh ideas that...

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Would Tech Stocks Cool Again After The Phenomena Success Of Alibaba IPO?

Alibaba had a phenomena success in their IPO outing on Friday in the New York Stock Exchange and made history (see my post here). Immediately, there is an article in the Invest section of The Sunday Times with the header “Tech stocks are cool again with Alibaba listing“. (by Rachael Boon). Of course, talk about Tech Stocks, some of the big names like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple etc.. come to mind. To me these are still solid household name tech stocks with vast potential. The articles citing some of the local tech stocks like Acma (A01), Creative Technology...

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Jack Ma’s Alibaba made IPO history in US stock Market

HAPPY WEEKEND TO ALL! Just back from my usual weekend soccer game and waiting for wife for the lunch. While I’ve some time to spent, just like to share a breaking news that you might probably knew. Jack Ma’s Alibaba made history in the US stock market by becoming the biggest IPO launch thus far. Raised about $21.3 billions via IPO. On its first day of trading yesterday, it hits the roof by closing 38% higher at $93.89. Without a doubt, Jack Ma is the wealthiest person in China now. Personally, I didn’t manage to tap on this one...

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 19th September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Loyz Energy (594) – Said the company had on 10 September 2014 been served a writ of summons by Advance Capital Partners. Advance Capital Partners claims Loyz had failed to repay a loan of $4 million.(source : The Edge) 2. Giken Sakata...

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Top 6 Movies About Financial Markets [List]

I am a self-proclaimed movie buff and like to watch movies (all genre) since young. Since this blog is about Stock Investment and there are quite a number of movies related to financial markets (mostly are related to Wall Street) which I thought worth sharing. Just like to clarify that I didn’t watch all the movies that I am about to share but if you are into movies and have not watch them, can consider going to library to loan them or watch it online. Also, the list below are not in any particular order but personally my preference it #1 and #6....

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 18th September 2014

As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for today : 1. Raffles Education Corporation (NR7) – Is acquiring a hotel and facilities, seven commercial units and a plot of land with teaching building and dormitories, in Nendaz, Switzerland. The total consideration for the acquisition is CHF29.12 million ($39.8 million). For the complete report,...

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Interview With The Owner Of "The Independent Abecedarian"

After almost a month’s gap, finally, I’ve gotten my 19th interviewee for my “Interview With The Fellow Investor” series. He is non-other than the owner of The Independent Abecedarian. I get to know the owner of The Independent Abecedarian (let’s call him CS) only a couple of weeks ago. We first interacted through each other’s blog and with my skin that is growing thicker, I asked whether he is interested to be featured in my blog series and what happens next is as per the following. So, there is always advantage for being thick skin ;-) Without further ado,...

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