Author: VALUE INVEST ASIA

What Do Solar Panels And Washing Machines Have In Common?

We talked about the possibility of a trade war happening a few months ago in our article “Spot the oxymoron; the open China and the close USA”. Let The Battle Begins We are starting to see signs that such a trade war is starting. Recently, the USA administration issued tariffs on the imports of solar panels and some large residential washing machines. However, such a move might have According to the news report, there will be an imposed tariff of 30% on solar panel imports. It will then follow a step-down schedule for the next four years. There will...

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Answers To 200 Most Commonly Asked Investment Questions

Asia-In-Focus Jan 2018 We have sent out a survey during the last few weeks to ask our readers for their most pressing investment questions. We have gotten more than 200 questions from all of you! We have finally been able to arranged and classified them into different investment topics and here are my answers for all of them. Thank you so much for replying our survey and hope the answers would help you a better understanding what investing is really about. ON DEEP VALUE INVESTING Question: Can Deep value Investing work in Asia? Answer: Yes. If deep value investing...

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All You Need To Know About Straits Times Index’s Newest Member, Venture Corporation Ltd

The Straits Times Index is the most globally-recognized stock index and the market barometer of Singapore’s equity market, consists of 30 large market-capitalization blue-chip stocks such as DBS Banks, Singtel, Keppel Corporation. Every quarter, the index administrator FTSE Russel, SPH and SGX would conduct a joint review of the index constituents. The next 5 largest companies by market value, in the STI reserve list, would stand a chance to join the STI. During the most recent quarter review, Venture Corporation Ltd would join the STI effective 5 Jan 2018, to replace Global Logistic Properties that had been bought over...

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6 Key Things To Know About Mapletree Logistics Trust

Mapletree Logistics Trust (“MLT”) is Singapore’s first Asia-Pacific focused logistics real estate investment trust. Listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited in 2005, MLT invests in a diversified portfolio of quality, well-located income producing logistics real estate in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, South Korea, China, Malaysia and Vietnam. It has a portfolio of 127 properties which are valued at SGD5.5 billion dollars as at 31 March 2017.       Stock Information Ticker Symbol: SGX:M44U Market Cap: SGD4.16 billion (Updated 10 January 2018) Market Price / Share: SGD1.35 (Updated 10 January 2018) Sector: Real Estate Investment Trust Source: Google Finance...

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10 Key Things To Know About Ascendas Hospitality Trust

Ascendas Hospitality Trust (Ascendas H-Trust) is a SGX-listed stapled group that invests in hospitality based real estate located across Asia. The trust was listed on 27 July 2012 with an initial portfolio of 7 properties valued at S$ 1.1 billion. Since then, the trust has enlarged its portfolio to 11 properties valued at S$ 1.6 billion as at 31 March 2017. In this article, I’ll list down 10 things that you need to know about Ascendas H-Trust before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol: SGX: Q1PMarket Capitalization: S$ 992.2 Million (26 December 2017) Share Price: S$ 0.88 (26...

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Key Things To Note About Soilbuild Business Space REIT

Soilbuild Business Space REIT (Soilbuild REIT) is a REIT that invests in a portfolio of the business park and industrial properties located in Singapore. It was listed on 16 August 2013 with an initial portfolio of 7 properties valued at S$ 905.3 million. Since then, it has enlarged its portfolio to 12 properties valued at S$ 1.24 billion as at 31 December 2016. In this article, I’ll list down 10 things that you need to know about Soilbuild REIT before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol: SGX: SV3UMarket Capitalization: S$ 693.0 Million (25 December 2017) Share Price: S$...

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What Do You Need To Know About Starhill Global Real Estate Invmt Trust In 2018

Starhill Global Real Estate Invmt Trust (Starhill), formerly known as Macquarie Prime REIT, invests in commercial properties that are predominantly used for retail and office purposes. Starhill was listed on the SGX on 20 September 2005 with an initial portfolio of two properties worth S$ 1.33 billion. Ever since, it has enlarged its portfolio to 11 properties valued at S$ 3.14 billion as at 30 June 2017. In this article, I’ll list down 10 quick facts that you need to know about Starhill before you invest. #1: Stock Symbol Ticker Symbol: SGX: P40UMarket Capitalization: S$ 1.66 Billion (24 December...

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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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