7 Things To Note About UOL Group Limited Before Investing

Have you stayed in a Pan Pacific or a ParkRoyal hotel before? Not many people realized that these two famous hospitality brands are actually based in Singapore. Both Pan Pacific and ParkRoyal are part of UOL Group Limited (SGX:U14) (U14 6.93 +0.06 +0.87%) . UOL Group is part of the 30 constituents of the Straits Times Index(STI). It is a property company with presence in the residential and … [Read more...]

Top 7 Things To Know About SembCorp Industries Limited Before Investing

Sembcorp Industries Limited (SGX:U96) (U96 3.22 +0.03 +0.94%) is a Singapore-listed conglomerate with a market capitalization of S$5.4 Billion (May 2017). The company that is also one of the thirty companies that make up the Straits Times Index (STI).SembCorp Industries (SCI) has seen some rough times in the past few years. This was mainly due to the decline in its offshore and marine business as … [Read more...]

7 Things To Know About Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited Before Investing

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (OCBC) (SGX: O39) (O39 10.37 +0.07 +0.68%)is one of three locally listed banks in Singapore. It is the second largest bank by market capitalization in Southeast Asia, at about S$43.2 billion as at 22nd May 2017.Listed on the Singapore Exchange, OCBC Bank’s key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Greater China. It has more than 610 branches and … [Read more...]

Is Genting Singapore Worth An Investment?

If you have come to Singapore, then going to Resort World Sentosa is definitely one of the sites you are recommended to visit. The famous integrated resort is owned and operated by Genting Singapore PLC (SGX:G13). Genting Singapore is a Singapore-listed casino and integrated resorts owner and operator. It is one of two casino/ integrated resort owners in Singapore, the other being Marina Bay … [Read more...]

Top 7 Things You Need To Know About Singapore Exchange

If you are interested in the Singapore stock market, then you have to invest via the Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), or more commonly known as SGX. SGX, which is listed in Singapore and is part of the 30 companies that make up the Straits Times Index (STI). The exchange is the largest in Southeast Asia and houses more than 700 companies. It is the only stock exchange in Singapore. This … [Read more...]

5 Tools To Supercharge Your Investment Process: For A Singapore Investor

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I used to be a car nut. I was such a car nut that I ended up studying automotive engineering for my major in University. In my youth, all I could think about is buying an American muscle car and supercharging it. Of course, that is before I realize how lousy an investment a car was, not to mention the huge road tax and fuel cost associated with a muscle car.That is when I turned from a car nut to … [Read more...]

Should We Track Insiders’ and Major Investors’ Purchase?

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Are All Share Purchase Created Equal?People can sell shares for many different types of reasons. They can sell shares for a non-investment purposes such as needing to buy a new house, pay down debt, fund their kid’s university fees, and even just to spend it on leisure.On the other hand, buying shares generally fall into more distinct categories. Peter Lynch pretty much sums up our thoughts with … [Read more...]

How To Start A Brokerage Account In Singapore In Three Easy Steps

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So, you have read through all the basics about investing from our investing 101 page. You are now ready to start dipping your toes into the stock market. That is wonderful news. However, how do you actually trade shares in the market? Here are the three easy steps to start investing.Open Your CDP AccountIf you are in Singapore, you would need to open two accounts; a brokerage account and a Central … [Read more...]

How To Start A Brokerage Account In Singapore In Three Easy Steps

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So, you have read through all the basics about investing from our investing 101 page. You are now ready to start dipping your toes into the stock market. That is wonderful news. However, how do you actually trade shares in the market? Here are the three easy steps to start investing.Open Your CDP AccountIf you are in Singapore, you would need to open two accounts; a brokerage account and a Central … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Investing In The Stock Market Now

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Today is the day. Today is the day that you are looking to start your investing journey. You have worked hard all your life. You might have struggled for years to pay back your debt. Or your salary has finally reached a point where you can start saving. Or you are nearing your retirement and planning to be a full-time investor.We are all at different stages of our lives now. But, I have 7 good … [Read more...]

Taking Your First Step into REITs Investing

This article was first published on SmallCapAsia.com With REITs investing gaining popularity these days, you may be tempted to jump on the bandwagon and generate some dividend income of your own. However, for one who is new to investing, taking a leap into the unknown may not sound like a good idea.Here is a quick guide to what you may want to look out for when choosing a REIT.1. Nature of … [Read more...]

Top 7 Things To Know About Starhub Limited

Starhub Limited (SGX:CC3) is the second largest telecommunication company in Singapore. It is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. The company is a listed subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Telemedia. In turn, Singapore Technologies Telemedia is a portfolio company of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek Holdings. In effect, Temasek Holdings has about a 56% stake in the telco.The … [Read more...]

Your Best Investment Might Be Lying In Your Refrigerator

Imagine this. You are out of shampoo. You head to the nearby supermarket to get a new one. Bam! The entire aisle is stacked with a variety of brands from top to bottom. You see brands like Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Rejoice and Herbal Essences. So many choices. Or is it just an illusion of choices?What do we mean by that?For starters, all the four brands mentioned above are brands managed by … [Read more...]

Company Factsheet of DBS Group Holdings Ltd

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) is the largest financial institution by asset in the Southeast Asia region. At the end of 2016, the bank has presences in 18 markets globally. It has a total asset base of about S$482 billion. The two key markets of the bank are Singapore and Greater China. The two markets contributed about 66% and 25% respectively of the group income.DBS Group is now a … [Read more...]

Introduction To The Singapore Stock Exchange

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The Singapore Stock Exchange is managed by the Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX:S68) (S68 7.43 -0.04 -0.54%), commonly known as the SGX. At the end of February 2017, there are about 750 stocks listed on the Singapore Exchange with a total market capitalization of about S$977 billion.Although the Singapore stock market is much smaller than its peer in Hong Kong, it is still the largest stock … [Read more...]

How You A Passive Or Active Value Investor?

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Before we go into deciding what strategy we prefer when investing, we must think about whether we want to be a passive or active value investor. “What?” You must be thinking to yourself. What is the difference between the two?The Short AnswerTo keep it simple and short, passive investing is investing by tracking the index you chose. For example, you might be a Malaysian-based investor and you want … [Read more...]

Three Common Strategies Of Value Investing You Need To Know

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Value Investing is Not A StrategyAs we established in the beginning, value investing is not a strategy for investors. It is rather a philosophy on which to guide investors. As mentioned by Warren Buffett on the “Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville”, the super investors have different strategies and owned different stocks on their portfolios. Nonetheless, each of them was able to produce great … [Read more...]

3 Things You Need To Know About Fraser and Neave Ltd

Sharing is caring:Fraser and Neave Limited (“F&N”) (F99.SI) is one of the leading players in the food and beverage space in Asia Pacific. It was founded in 1883 by two Scotsmen John Fraser and David Chalmers Neave. They established The Singapore and Straits Aerated Water Company to produce carbonated soft drinks. A couple of years down the road, F&N became a public company after issuing … [Read more...]

How Long Do You Need To Be A Millionaire?

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Sharing is caring:Do you want to be a millionaire? If you know the story of Warren Buffett, you know that investing can be the path to your financial freedom. However, it is not a get-rich-quick scheme. If you do not know what is value investing, click here.Investing is not a strategy that can make you a millionaire overnight. Yet, with proper knowledge and some patience, it can possibly make you … [Read more...]