Author: VALUE INVEST ASIA

10 Things You Must Know About OUE Commercial REIT

OUE Commercial REIT (OUE C-REIT) invests in strategically located prime landmark commercial properties in Singapore and China. It was listed on the SGX on 27 January 2014 with an initial portfolio of two properties valued at S$ 1.62 billion. Since then, it has acquired one additional property, thus, enlarging its portfolio to three properties valued at S$ 3.41 billion as at 31 December 2016. In this article, I’ll list down 10 quick facts that you need to know about OUE C-REIT before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol: SGX: TS0UMarket Capitalization: S$ 1.10 Billion (23 December 2017) Share...

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9 Key Things To Know About UOA Real Estate Investment Trust Before You Invest

UOA Real Estate Investment Trust (UOA REIT) invests in commercial real estates that are primarily used for office purposes. UOA REIT was listed on 28 November 2005 with an initial portfolio of 3 properties valued at RM 310.5 million. Since then, it has acquired 3 additional properties, thus, enlarging its portfolio to 6 properties valued at RM 1.13 billion as at 30 September 2017. In this article, I’ll share 9 quick facts that you need to know about UOA REIT before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol: KLSE: UOAREIT / KLSE: 5110Market Capitalization: RM 680.8 Million (10 December...

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Recording Of Our Virtual Book Launch

Hi everyone! We had a Virtual Book Launch for our book: “Value Investing In Asia; The Definitive Guide to Investing in Asia”yesterday on our Facebook Page. We spent about one and a half hours talking to everyone, asking some of your deepest questions about investing. You can view the recording here below if you have missed it. You can download all the material for the presentation here. Be sure to check out our competition now on-going as well! Enjoy. [embedded content] Let’s block ads!...

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Should You Invest In RE&S Holdings Ltd Or No Signboard Holdings Ltd?

Food establishments enjoy high visibility among consumers, while food is ingrained in our Singaporean DNA and culture. We socialise over food, crave the latest food trend, queue up for new food outlets eager to taste the new items. There are plenty of food outlet options ranging from big to small, upscale to economical. These include neighbourhood coffee shop and hawker centres where one’s daily eating needs can be met, and high-class food courts, restaurants and boutique café where one can enjoy luxurious fare worthy for a post on Instagram. Besides patronising food outlets as a customer, one can also...

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3 Ways To Buy Bitcoin Today In Singapore

*This is not a recommendation to buy or trade Bitcoin. It is also not a recommendation on any products or services from any companies mentioned in this article. Invest in any Cryptocurrencies at your OWN RISK. If you are an active investor, it is most likely that you have heard about Bitcoin in recent years. The cryptocurrency is gaining popularity at a rapid pace. Just this year alone, the price has shot up from slightly less than USD1,000 per Bitcoin to close to USD 12,000 per Bitcoin. A 1,200% return in a year is almost unheard of. That is...

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3 Ways To Buy Bitcoin Today In Singapore

*This is not a recommendation to buy or trade Bitcoin. It is also not a recommendation on any products or services from any companies mentioned in this article. Invest in any Cryptocurrencies at your OWN RISK. If you are an active investor, it is most likely that you have heard about Bitcoin in recent years. The cryptocurrency is gaining popularity at a rapid pace. Just this year alone, the price has shot up from slightly less than USD1,000 per Bitcoin to close to USD 12,000 per Bitcoin. A 1,200% return in a year is almost unheard of. That is...

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What You Must Know From Singapore Telecommunications Limited’s Latest Result

It is old news now that the already saturated consumer telecommunication sector in Singapore is going to get more crowded. Besides Australia firm TPG, the fourth full-fledged telco operator, there is also Circles Life that rides on M1’s network as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator. Recently, My Republic has also announced that it is launching mobile services in Q1 2018. No doubt the entry of new players are benefiting consumers, providing more choices and competitive prices. However, it is disrupting the existing industry dominated by M1, Singtel and Starhub. Essentially, the telco industry is seeing its number of operators...

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What You Need To Know About SATS Limited Now

SATS Limited (SGX:S58) is the leading provider of gateway services and food solutions to the aviation sector, and hospitality, food, healthcare, freight, logistics and government sectors. Its 2 business segments include the following: -Food Solutions comprises airline catering, food distribution, industrial catering and frozen food manufacturing -Gateway Services include a full spectrum of air and cruise travelling services such as airfreight, baggage handling, passenger services, security, warehousing and terminal management Its network covers various key airports in Asia such as Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Delhi and Jakarta. Being the dominant gateway services provider in Changi Airport and to the various...

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What I Learned Listening To Tony Fernandes Of AirAsia Berhad

It is no secret that I am a big fan of AirAsia Berhad and its founders; Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Meranun. So when Tony Fernandes was in Singapore to launch his autobiography, “Flying High” (Almost the same launch period as our book), I jumped at the opportunity to go to the event. I also bought his book a few days before and was able to read through it in one reading. It talked about his life story from his boarding school experience in the UK to how he started AirAsia and where it is going. How He Made The...

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How To Start A Brokerage Account In Malaysia?

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. [embedded content] Open Your Trading Account + CDS Account There is only one stock exchange in Malaysia; Bursa Malaysia. The market is tracked by the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI), which is a market-capitalisation weighted index of the 30 constituents on Bursa Malaysia. To trade in Malaysia, you would have to open two...

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Can Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Continue To Outperform?

Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust (MGCCT) has recently announced its 1H FY17/18 earnings. We take a look at its results to assess if MGCCT is a worthy candidate as an income play of any investor’s portfolio/. Distribution Income Income Available for Distribution is 7.1% higher at $49m for 2Q. As for first half 17/18, it increased by 4.1% to $104m. Quarterly Distribution per Unit (DPU) increased by 5.8% over last year to 1.868c. For the first half of year 17/18, DPU increased by 2.9% to 3.714c. Do note that MGCCT’s distribution occurs on a semi-annual basis. The increase in...

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2 Income Stocks That Might Be Perfect For You

Are you an income investor? Income investing might not sound very exciting but as you grow your portfolio to a critical mass, you would be creating a massive stream of cash flow for you to either reinvest or subsidies your lifestyle. Imagine if you have an income portfolio of SGD1.0 million with a 4% dividend yield, you would be expecting a cash flow of dividends worth SGD40,000 every year for you. So what are some of the stocks that might be potential investments for an income investor? Here are 2 of our Income Watchlist stocks that be perfect for...

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2 Growth Stocks That Might Be Perfect For You

Are you a growth investor? Looking for the next big thing in the investment world that could bring you a 100x bagger? Imagine if you have bought companies like Amazon, Apple or Microsoft in the early days, these companies have seen their stock price soared about 100x over the past few decades. This means that an SGD10,000 investment would each be worth more than a million today. What are some of these 100-baggers possibilities today? Maybe, these are two of them. Electronic ArtsThe world of gaming is huge. It is estimated that there are 1.2 billion active gamers in...

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Can Frasers Centrepoint Trust Survive The E-Commerce Era?

Online shopping and e-commerce is the way-of-life now for Singaporeans, present in different facets of shopping activities. Online purchase portal such as Lazada caters to consumers’ demand for general purchase, while specialised retailers such as Zalora and Redmart provide extensive fashion and groceries shopping experience. The traditional supermarket which prides themselves on providing fresh food products is also expanding their online market. The global giant in e-commerce: Amazon and Alibaba have also established operations in Singapore. With consumers shifting their shopping activities online, there are concerns that shopping malls, as congregation spot for physical shops, are getting redundant and...

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