An Initiation Into IPOs

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This article “An Initiation Into IPOs” by Mindy Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 19 Sep 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

MINDY TAN highlights some factors that investors should consider before buying into an IPO
Initial public offerings (IPOs) have recently been in the limelight, with brands …

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When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends

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This article “When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 05 Oct 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

In a world desperate for income it’s no surprise that investors plough into stocks of big banks and oil majors …

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Are Dividends Always Good?

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This article “Are Dividends Always Good?” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 19 May 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Shareholders could be better off if excess cash could be used in other ways to enhance value, writes JASON LOW
With the bears coming out …

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Growing Hunger For Business Trusts

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This article “Growing Hunger For Business Trust” by Jonathan Kwok was first published in The Straits Times on 17 Jun 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

More of these versatile vehicles are listing here, providing a high-yield investment option
They were largely an unknown here a few years ago …

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Business Trusts, Reits And Shares Of Trust

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This article “Business Trusts, Reits And Shares Of Trust” by Mindy Tan and Ong Chor Hao was first published in The Business Times on 27 Nov 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

IT trades like a real estate investment trust (Reit), and often emulates its characteristics, but business trusts (BTs), sometimes …

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REITs As Another Investment Option

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This article “Reits As Another Investment Option” by Teh Shi Ning was first published in The Business Times on 08 Aug 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Young investors with limited capital can invest in property through these hybrid instruments, reports TEH SHI NING
WITH one of …

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Tips On Evaluating A REIT

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This article “Tips On Evaluating A Reit” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 24 Feb 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

 Taking a simplistic approach to yields and NAVs can lead to wrong conclusions
JUST as people are judged by what they wear …

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Understanding REIT Structures

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This article “Understanding Reit Structures” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 24 Feb 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

 Real estate investment trusts are a way for investors to buy slices of large property portfolios, says CAI HAOXIANG
LAST week, we …

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