Dos And Don’ts At The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

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This article “Dos And Don’ts At The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting” by Marissa Lee was first published in The Sunday Times on 22 Apr 2018 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Investors are in the thick of AGM season, that time of the year when listed companies host their …

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Complacency Throws Markets Off Course

 
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This article “Complacency Throws Markets Off Course?” by R SIVANITHY was first published in The Business Times on 11 Oct 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Students of statistics and other social sciences would be familiar with the phrase “regression to the mean” that broadly means there is a …

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Overseas Retail Reits – Risk Or Reward?

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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

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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

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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

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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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Can Hyflux Retire Its Preference Shares Before They Get Dearer?

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This article “Can Hyflux Retire Its Preference Shares Before They Get Dearer?” by Marissa Lee was first published in The Straits Times on 04 Feb 2018 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
It can service its perps only through divestments – therein lies the hurdle
Like me, investors who are sniffing …

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Rewarding Good Governance

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Rewarding Good Governance?” by R Sivanithy was first published in The Business Times on 20 Sep 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
A balance between regulatory ‘sticks’ and ‘carrots’ or incentives can encourage firms to practise good governance
Is there scope here to reward firms that practise good governance?
In …

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