Perp Talk

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Perp Talk” by Lorna Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 24 Jun 2018 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Perpetual securities should not be confused with conventional bonds and should be considered with caution
The recent trading suspension of perpetual securities (perps) issued by …

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Tips For Young Investors

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Tips For Young Investors” by Lorna Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 26 Mar 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Starting early means you have a longer time horizon to grow your money
Retirement may be something very distant for young people, but it …

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Growth Reit Large?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Growth Reit Large?” by Lorna Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 30 Oct 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Analysts offer some Reit pointers for investors seeking yield and stability in a low interest rate environment
Real estate investment trusts (Reits) continue …

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Popularity Of ETFs May Not Mean Poor Governance

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Popularity Of ETFs May Not Mean Poor Governance” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 06 Mar 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Some fear managers of index-linked funds are not too concerned over how listed firms are run
The annual …

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Overseas Retail Reits – Risk Or Reward?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Overseas Retail Reits – Risk Or Reward?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 07 Apr 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
It could take a projected yield of 7% for these Reits to be attractive
Retail real estate investment trusts (Reits) are popular because …

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Market Domination Of Large Listed Firms A Worrying Sign

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Market Domination Of Large Listed Firms A Worrying Sign” by R. SIVANITHY was first published in The StraitsTimes on 19 Mar 2018 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) recently reported that the average value of securities traded in February was $1.7 billion, …

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How Not To Put It All In One Basket

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “How Not To Put It All In One Basket” by Lorna Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 28 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Dollar cost averaging helps build up a portfolio of stocks at a lower average cost to deal with volatility
Diversification …

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Company Warrants – New Features Worth Noting

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Company Warrants – New Features Worth Noting?” by R SIVANITHY was first published in The Business Times on 29 Mar 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
When company warrants first made their appearance in the Singapore stock market, almost all followed a standard template – they …

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