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Ultimate Guide on How to Start Investing in Singapore

If you have a stable source of income, that’s great. If you’re able to save a portion of your income, that’s even better. However, is leaving all your savings in the bank really the best option? We all want to grow our money. You would probably have heard of investments from your friends, relatives and family. Some of them might say that investments are great while some advise you to never dabble in them. Nonetheless, investing (when done successfully) can definitely help increase your wealth. Good investment choices can easily help you line your nest and ensure a comfortable retirement. However,...

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3 Exciting Stocks to Research This Week

With over 700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keep tab of all the on-going developments such as Share buybacks, Acquisitions, Quarterly Results and much more. Moreover, these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact to the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are “in the know” may be better equipped to perform the necessary due diligence or even re-visit the investment thesis if necessary. With these in mind, we take a look at 3 companies with some interesting developments or news over the past week. Read also: 3 interesting stocks’ developments for last week’s edition. ComfortDelgro to partner the “Netflix of Transport”   ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited is a giant land transportation company which offers the following: Public bus...

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3 Interesting Stocks You Might Have Missed Out

With over 700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keep tab of all the on-going developments such as Share buybacks, Acquisitions, Quarterly Results and much more. Moreover, these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact to the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are “in the know” may be better equipped to perform the necessary due diligence or even re-visit the investment thesis if necessary. With these in mind, we take a look at 3 companies with some interesting developments or news over the past week. Read also: 3 interesting stocks’ developments for last week’s edition. Starhub to cut 300 jobs On 4th October, Starhub Ltd. (SGX: CC3) has confirmed that it will slash over 10% of its workforce to reduce...

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5 Things To Know About Phillip SING Income ETF

The post appeared first on ffachiever.blogspot.com. There is a new kid on the block for the local ETF scene – the Phillip SING Income ETF (Phillip SING). Hot from the oven, it was launched by Phillip Capital on 1 Oct Monday. I will share some pertinent points worth noting about this ETF, to aid you in your decision whether to subscribe for it. Details on the Income ETF Phillip SING Income ETF tracks the Morningstar Singapore Yield Focus Index (The Index) that comprises a basket of stocks selected using Morningstar’s proprietary quality income strategy and factors. The 30 stocks were...

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3 Interesting Stocks You Might Have Missed Out

With over 700+ stocks listed in SGX, it’s not easy to keep tab of all the on-going developments such as Share buybacks, Acquisitions, Quarterly Results and much more. Moreover, these announcements can sometimes bring about a huge impact to the company’s future course of action. Stock investors who are “in the know” may be better equipped to perform the necessary due diligence or even re-visit the investment thesis if necessary. With these in mind, we take a look at 3 companies with some interesting developments or news over the past week. VividThree IPO debut Vividthree Holdings Ltd. (SGX: OMK)...

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7 Things to Know about Nova Wellness before You Invest

On 20 July 2018, Nova Wellness Group Bhd has successfully made its debut on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia. Its shares, which were offered at RM 0.55 a share in its IPO, have been oversubscribed by a multiple of 2.84 times. Presently, Nova Wellness is worth RM 190.6 million in market capitalization. You can also check out their products here: http://nova.my/product Without further ado, I’ll share 7 things to know about Nova Wellness before you invest in it. #1: Background Nova Wellness was founded by a husband and wife duo: Phang Nyie Lin and Tan Sok Mooi in 1989...

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3 Key Strategies to Invest Your CPF Savings

First things first…before we kickstart on this article’s main gist on how to invest your CPF Savings… If you are new to the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS) and wonder if you are eligible, click on the beginner guide below first: https://www.smallcapasia.com/how-to-invest-your-cpf-money/ With that, you are in the right place if you want to learn how to beat the CPF interest rate (2.5% or 3.5%) by investing in stocks. According to a poll I conducted in InvestingNote, 50 out of 124 respondents (~40%) voted that they managed to surpass the 2.5% CPF rate. It sort of resonates well with the...

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Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know

Vividthree Holdings can trace its history back to 2006, where they started out as a visual effects studio. Today, they are involved in creating content for the various platform by leveraging on the virtual reality (VR) technology. In addition to that, they also provide Post-production services, mainly in visual effects, computer-generated imagery, and other post-production related work. The company was previously owned by mm2 Asia with a 51% stake. Last month, Vividthree entered into a restructuring agreement to spin-off from its parent company and to be listed on the Catalist board. You can find the prospectus here. 1. Vividthree...

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9 Things Investors Should Know About Centurion Corporation Limited

We had our first ever company tour at Centurion Corp last Saturday (8th Sept 2018) and it was really an eye opener! In fact, we were all wow-ed by the generous hospitality of the whole Centurion committee. To check out the pictures and amazing experience we had, click the link here. For a quick background, Centurion Corp Ltd (SGX: OU8) owns and operates workers and student accommodation assets, as well as a storage disc manufacturing business. Its workers accommodation assets are managed under the Westlite brand while its student accommodation assets are managed under the dwell brand. As at 9 September 2018, the Group owns and...

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These 3 Companies have been Buying Back Their Shares

Warren Buffett is a huge advocate of share buybacks as he believes that it can often be the best use of corporate capital. In fact, that is the main reason why Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s share price can reach a staggering US$315,800 per share (at time of writing)! He also thinks that share buybacks can reveal a thing or two about the management team. A particular excerpt from Warren Buffett in this article stood out: “Many management are just deciding they’re gonna buy X billions over X months. That’s no way to buy things. You buy when selling for less than they...

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3 Beaten-Down Shares with High Dividend Yield

Singapore’s telecom industry has come under massive pressure in the recent years. Due to the change in competitive dynamics amid the entrance of the fourth player – TPG Telecom, the incumbents saw their financial performance and share price tumbling. With a market cap of more than S$52 billion, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), is the largest telcos in Singapore. The other two are StarHub and M1, with a market cap of S$2.8 billion and S$1.5 billion respectively. All of them are currently trading near all-time low and offer enticing dividend yields. Is it wise to buy them now? Let’s have...

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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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