Author: SmallCapAsia

7 Simple Strategies for Profitable Investing (You Can’t Lose with #6)

As an investor, we are always looking for ways to outperform the stock market and make each of our investments profitable, right? If not, why do we even try to actively invest our money? We can just invest our money in a mutual fund and let the fund managers do their job. The truth in investing is that it is not hard to make a profitable investment. You don’t need a high IQ to make money in the stock market. Here’s a quote from Buffett, the richest investor in the world, “You don’t need to be a rocket scientist....

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7 Things You Need to Know about Mi Equipment Holdings Bhd before you invest

Mi Equipment Holdings Bhd (Mi Equipment) made its debut on Bursa Malaysia on 20 June 2018. At the time of writing, its share price is RM2.09, around 47% higher than its IPO Price of RM 1.42. Check out 7 things you need to know about Mi Equipment below: #1: History Mi Equipment has its roots traced back to 2007. In that year, Oh Kuang Eng has founded DPE Integration (M) Sdn Bhd (DPE) with his former colleague, Sim Ah Yoong. DPE was into manufacturing of several types of assembly and packaging equipment. It has secured Inari Technology in 2009...

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How to Invest with Little Money

One big misconception people have is that they think they need tens of thousands of dollars in order to start investing.  The good news is that you do not need a large amount of initial capital and investing isn’t just for the rich. In fact, if you know our motto in SmallCapAsia, we always tout the following: “Start small, Win Big”!  In this article, we have listed a few investment options that require you to kick start your investing with as little as S$100 per month! 1. Exchange-traded Fund (ETF) An exchange-traded fund (ETF), is a marketable security that...

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3 Exciting Small Cap Stocks to Add to Your Watchlist

In this article, we will be featuring 3 small cap stocks that investors should look out for highly-potential turnaround situations. All of them had recorded losses in particular year and were able to turnaround and deliver growing profits. Check out these exciting stocks before they are discovered by the market! 1. Koda Limited (SGX: BJZ)  Koda Limited was founded in 1972 as an original design manufacturer for home furniture. It owns the Commune retail brand and has 43 stores in China currently. The group’s retail business was actually started in 2011 with the opening of the first Commune outlet...

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Koufu IPO: Here’s 5 Quick Things You Need to Know

After dropping out of school at 13 years old, Mr Pang started work as a kitchen helper in the 1960s to share his family’s financial burden. For 5 years he sold fruit at Sungei Road’s famed Thieves Market and later ran a Nasi Lemak stall at a coffee shop. He then progressed from running food stalls to operating and managing coffee shops and the food court business. In 2002, Pang founded Koufu with the aim of preserving the unique Singaporean coffee shop culture. Today, Koufu is one of the most established and largest food courts operators and managers of food...

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What To Do During A Market Correction

After enjoying handsome gains for the past 2+ years, global stock markets are now either whipsaw-ing or trending downwards in the year 2018. Some may put the blame on the ongoing Trade War while others are saying that a correction is actually already in the cards after such a long bull run. Dow Jones started year 2018 with around 24500, reached a record high of 26500 and is now lower than before at 24252 at the time of writing. Straits Times Index (INDEX: ^STI) is no different – kicking off 2018 at 3,400, reached a high of 3630+ and...

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Propnex IPO: Here’s 5 Quick Things You Need to Know

With more than 7,000 sales agents under the company, PropNex is the largest real estate agency in Singapore after a merger with the Dennis Wee Group in 2017. It is also the second real estate brokerage to list on the Singapore Exchange after APAC Realty. Here’s a quick glance into the details of PropNex’s IPO. You can also find the prospectus here. 1. PropNex Profile The company comprises 4 main business segments: (i) Real Estate Brokerage Under this segment, the company derives its revenue from commission earned from sales and rental of residential, commercial and industrial properties. PropNex has a...

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A Quick Look into 3 Growth Stocks with ROE > 15%

If there is only one stock metric that you will use to analyse the quality of a company, that should be none other than Return On Equity (ROE). Return on Equity to Filter for Good Stocks Return on equity (ROE) measures the profitability of a company. It shows how efficient a company is at generating profits to shareholders. Formula => Return on Equity = Net Income/Shareholder’s Equity Thus, the higher the ROE, the better the company is in using shareholders money to maximize profit. Not only that, it often means that the company has a huge economic moat. Durable companies with...

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7 Things You Need to Know about Wegmans Holdings Bhd Before You Invest

On 6 March 2018, Wegmans Holdings Bhd (Wegmans) has made its maiden entry into the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia. Its shares, which were offered at IPO price of RM 0.29 a share, have been well-received as these shares had been oversubscribed by a multiple of 16.35 times. If you have missed the boat, don’t worry. As I write, Wegmans’ stock price is trading at RM 0.25 a share, a slight drop from the IPO price. Based on a total of 500 million shares, Wegmans today has a market capitalization of RM 125 million. Here, I’ll share 7 main things...

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Worried about EOS Mainnet Switch? This is where Huobi Pro can help

The EOS token was first conceived on the Ethereum blockchain to raise funds for its ICO developments. However, come 1st June 2018, all the tokens distributed will be transferred to the Mainnet, signalling EOS’ official switch from ERC-20 tokens to their own native platform. For a quick background, EOS.io is a project that introduces a blockchain architecture designed to enable vertical and horizontal scaling of decentralized applications. The advanced blockchain technology allows for the potential to scale to millions of transactions per second (tps), eliminates user fees and allows for quick and easy deployment of decentralized applications. However, in...

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3 Key Things You Should Know About Huobi 10 Index

Huobi Pro, one of the leading digital exchanges globally, announced on 23rd May 2018 that they are launching a Crypto Market Index called Huobi 10 Index. It is uniquely designed to track the 10 most promising digital assets based on trading volume, market value and technological superiority. 1. Introduction of Huobi 10 Index (H10 Index) Starting with a base of 1,000 points, the Huobi 10 Index is currently in Beta version and investors can already check out how it is performing here. For your convenience, I have attached a screenshot shown below. A financial product named ‘HB10’ derived from...

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Here are the Winner and Loser Stocks after Malaysia Election

A historic win at Malaysia’s general election by the opposition alliance led by the country’s former leader, Mahathir Mohamad, has sent the Bursa Malaysia markets on a wild ride a few weeks ago. Indeed, a number of stocks listed on the Singapore bourse with Malaysian exposure took a hit on the next day after the unexpected win.   In this article, I will list out some sectors that are affected by the shocking political change in Malaysia. Construction Sector: Loser Construction and cement sectors are facing downward pressure, as the new government planned to review all infrastructure mega projects...

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How to Plan for Your Retirement using these 4 Simple Strategies

D. Use These Retirement Planning Tools To Make Your Planning Easier 1D. Retirement Planning Calculators 1) Aviva Retirement Calculator The Aviva retirement calculator looks at your lifestyle to determine how much you will require during your retirement. It analyses different aspects of your desired retirement lifestyle like transport, food, clothing and travel to determine the monthly income that you will require to support that lifestyle. The costs are adapted from the SingStat’s Household Expenditure Survey and the inflation rate is also obtained from the MAS’ Goods & Services Inflation Calculator so the calculated amounts are extremely relevant if you...

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Huobi Pro spearheading Blockchain Development in Vietnam

Question: What event allows you to receive free candy airdrops, interact with more than 30 top blockchain projects and even find a job in the blockchain industry? Answer: It is happening all together in the Blockchain Festival held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, proudly hosted by Huobi Pro. Blockchain Festival is a continual series of conferences held around … Read more >> The post Huobi Pro spearheading Blockchain Development in Vietnam appeared first on...

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3 Key Things You Need to Know about the Crypto Market Regulations

Although Bitcoin came into existence almost a decade ago in early 2009, it was not until 2017 that governments around the world start scrambling for proper regulations for crypto assets. The primary reason for that is because of the phenomenal rise in Bitcoin’s prices and the immense wealth it was making for Bitcoin holders all over the world. So much … Read more >> The post 3 Key Things You Need to Know about the Crypto Market Regulations appeared first on...

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