5 Things To Know Before You Start Investing

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Sharing is caring:So you have saved up some money and are unsatisfied with the little return you are getting from keeping your money in the bank? You heard about how you might be able to earn a little extra from investing in the market. You saw your friends doing it, you have seen movies about it and now you think you are ready to start your investing journey as well?Well, hold your horses. If you … [Read more...]

5 Things To Know Before You Start Investing

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Sharing is caring:So you have saved up some money and are unsatisfied with the little return you are getting from keeping your money in the bank? You heard about how you might be able to earn a little extra from investing in the market. You saw your friends doing it, you have seen movies about it and now you think you are ready to start your investing journey as well?Well, hold your horses. If you … [Read more...]

5 Investment Ideas From Food Shopping

Sharing is caring:For most guys, when it comes to ‘Shopping time’ with our better half – with all the waiting and carrying stuff involved, it might not be the most exciting times of our life, especially when it is the weekends and its crowded all over the place. Same for me.However, with a change in mindset, I soon realised how walking around the mall could actually help in my investment journey. … [Read more...]

5 Investment Ideas From Food Shopping

For most guys, when it comes to ‘Shopping time’ with our better half – with all the waiting and carrying stuff involved, it might not be the most exciting times of our life, especially when it is the weekends and its crowded all over the place. Same for me. However, with a change in mindset, I soon realised how walking around the mall could actually help in my investment journey. Other than … [Read more...]

10 Investment Ideas From 1 Supermarket Visit

Sharing is caring:Investment ideas and opportunities are everywhere. And with our greatest stock research tools – our eyes, ears and common sense, even a stroll down the street could potentially yield great dividends for us.Peter Lynch was one who was proud of the fact that many of his investment ideas were discovered while walking through the grocery stores or chatting casually with friends and … [Read more...]

10 Investment Ideas From 1 Supermarket Visit

Investment ideas and opportunities are everywhere. And with our greatest stock research tools – our eyes, ears and common sense, even a stroll down the street could potentially yield great dividends for us. Peter Lynch was one who was proud of the fact that many of his investment ideas were discovered while walking through the grocery stores or chatting casually with friends and family. After all … [Read more...]

5 Investment Forums You HAVE to Check Out!

For those just started out investing, the global investing community offering useful information and learning points is much bigger than you would think. Other than scouring through third-party websites such as popular investment blogs, finance websites or just grabbing research reports from your retail broker to search for investment ideas, there are several investment forums/message boards one … [Read more...]

7 Instant Beverage Players Right Here In Asia

Even in the age of Starbucks and the Nespresso Machine, instant beverages still do have a place in our lives, especially so in Asia. Just 3x simple steps of opening the packet, pouring hot water and stirring the mixture and ta-dah, its there’s a good start to the morning right there. And with Value Invest Asia’s recent posts on the Singapore listed Super Group Ltd and Food Empire Ltd, we felt that … [Read more...]

Here’s A Look At Some of Singapore’s Top Investment Bloggers!

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Stuck in the MRT during rush hour but having no space to read your papers or books? Why not whip out your mobile devices (small enough to be able to read a short post even when you might be like sardines in a can) to some of Singapore’s leading investment sites to add to your investment knowledge, while also being entertained at the same time! There’s pretty much no downside and since there’s … [Read more...]

Food Empire Holdings Limited

Founded in the late 1990s and listed in 2000 on the SGX, Food Empire Holdings (FEH) is a global branding and manufacturing company which produces instant beverages, frozen packed food and snacks. Its MacCoffee brand is currently the Group’s flagship brand and is one of the leading 3-in-1 instant coffee brand in the Group’s core market in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Since its public listing, … [Read more...]

Super Group Limited

Founded in 1984 and listed in 1994, Super Group Holdings is a pioneer of the 3 in 1 instant coffee in South-east Asia. Today, Super has moved beyond the shores of Singapore and to be one of the leading household names for instant coffee (Super and Owl) in the Southeast Asia region. Not only that, they have also become a rather significant player in the food ingredient business – primarily in the … [Read more...]

Super Group Limited

Founded in 1984 and listed in 1994, Super Group Holdings is a pioneer of the 3 in 1 instant coffee in South-east Asia. Today, Super has moved beyond the shores of Singapore and to be one of the leading household names for instant coffee (Super and Owl) in the Southeast Asia region. Not only that, they have also become a rather significant player in the food ingredient business – primarily in the … [Read more...]

Wilmar International Limited

Founded in 1991, Wilmar International Limited was listed via an RTO (reverse takeover) of Ezyhealth Asia Pacific Limited in 2006 at S$0.80 raising US$180 million with a focus on the palm oil business. Post-2006, Wilmar has grown by leaps and bounds. Today, other than being one of Asia’s largest integrated palm oil players, Wilmar is also one of the largest oilseeds and grains crushers in China, … [Read more...]

Wilmar International Limited

COMPANY SUMMARY Founded in 1991, Wilmar International Limited was listed via an RTO (reverse takeover) of Ezyhealth Asia Pacific Limited in 2006 at S$0.80 raising US$180 million. At that point, Wilmar’s operations were concentrated in the palm oil business. Post 2006, Wilmar has grown by leaps and bounds. Today, not only is Wilmar one of Asia’s largest integrated (upstream to downstream) palm … [Read more...]

Frasers Centrepoint Trust

Company summary Frasers Centrepoint Trust (“FCT”) is a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “SGX-ST”) on 5 July 2006. FCT’s financial year commences on the 1st of October. FCT’s property portfolio comprises the following suburban retail properties in Singapore: Causeway Point, Northpoint, Anchorpoint, YewTee Point, Bedok Point and … [Read more...]

Frasers Centrepoint Trust

Company summary Frasers Centrepoint Trust (“FCT”) is a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “SGX-ST”) on 5 July 2006. FCT’s financial year commences on the 1st of October. FCT’s property portfolio comprises the following suburban retail properties in Singapore: Causeway Point, Northpoint, Anchorpoint, YewTee Point, Bedok Point and … [Read more...]

What Is A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)?

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What is a REIT? A REIT, short for Real Estate Investment Trust, is essentially a company that owns a portfolio of properties. The company then hires a property manager to manage the day-to-day operations at the properties, such as collecting rents, negotiating tenant contracts and finding tenants.When investing in a REIT, you are becoming a beneficiary of the trust that owns the assets, in the … [Read more...]

When Stock Prices Plunge, Where Does All The Money Go?

“When stock prices plunge, where does all the money go?” In light of the recent roller coaster ride the market is taking most of us on, it was a rather apt time for such a discussion!When the stock market plunges, market value would literally be wiped off the face of the earth. A huge chunk of money for your new house, for your children’s college fees, for your new shoes literally vanished into … [Read more...]

ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited

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COMPANY SUMMARY Following the 2003 merger of two land transport companies (Comfort Group and DelGro Corporation), one of the world’s largest land transport companies – ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited (C52.SI) was formed (No prizes for guessing how they came up with the new name). With over 46,303 vehicles over 7 countries, CDG stood as one of the largest land transport companies in the world. … [Read more...]

Starhill Global REIT

Company Summary Listed on SGX since 20 September 2005, Starhill Global REIT is a Singapore-based Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) investing primarily in real estate used for retail and office purposes, both in Singapore and overseas. It was formerly known as Macquarie MEAG Prime REIT and set up by Macquarie but Malaysian property developer YTL Corp took over the Macquarie Group’s entire … [Read more...]