A few more days to apply for Singapore Saving Bond. Time to act if you have not. This post is because I believe SSB is the best place to “park” your war chest – safe and sound 😊 Details of This month’s Offer Issue: GX17070V Closes: 9.00pm, 27 June 2017 Results: After 3.00pm, 28 June 2017 Year … Continue reading July’17 SG Saving Bond Closing: A Friendly Reminder
In mid March this year, the following companies were my five biggest exposures by value. Their respective weightage in my portfolio is also given below: As @ 18/3/2017 Soilbuild Reit 5.2% Ascendas Reit 4.2% Ascott Reits 4.0% Frasers Com Trust 3.6% SPH Reit 3.5% I believe the first thing that strikes you from this table … Continue reading My 5 Biggest Stock Exposures by Value – Q2’17 Update
I just reviewed my index fund portfolio this morning and thought of sharing it with you. If you may remember I posted an article in March when I first set up the index fund portfolio. See link. I am glad to mention that since then, I have made good progress in shaping it closer towards the … Continue reading My Index Fund Portfolio – 2Q17 Update
This is just to share a few of my favourite reads recently in case you miss them and they may be useful for you on your investment journey. 1.Singapore—A Market Not To Be Underestimated Part 1 Singapore—A Market Not To Be Underestimated Part 2 " ... In explaining our continued positivity towards the Singapore equity … Continue reading Five Favourite Recent Reads
A colleague asked me recently if I invest in local small caps since I have been blogging about SReits, Oil, Bonds, ETF but not the small caps. Well, I do actually. It is just that I got burnt so badly by small caps and red chips in my earlier years of investing that I now … Continue reading Watching these few Small Caps
All the SReits had already released their quarterly results. Below is a table that shows the Q2 Yield, Q1 Yield and the Delta between the two yields (Q2-Q1) of selected SReits and Business Trusts listed on our local stock exchange. For clarity, in this post, I defined yield as the sum of the last 4 … Continue reading SReits – Time to take some profit
About 2 weeks ago, Genting Singapore PLC announced that it will redeem its S$1800 Mln 5.125% Perpetual Subordinated Capital Securities (PSCS) and its S$500 Mln 5.125% PSCS on their next call dates of 12 September and 18 October 2017 respectively. Yesterday, I reviewed if it is still worthwhile to buy these two preference capital securities … Continue reading May still be worthwhile to buy Genting Preference Securities 5.125% now
Does trading with wide and frequent price fluctuation excite you？ Then you will be interested in trading crude oil. Such fluctuation occurs daily. Some people ask me how to start - my first response is are you sure you want to do it? Your heart needs to be strong enough to tolerate the wide ups … Continue reading Oil – How you can play this game
One more week to apply for Singapore Saving Bond if you have not done it yet. Doing this because I believe SSB is the best place to "park" your war chest - safe and sound 😊 Details of This month’s Offer Issue: SBJUN17 GX17060T Closes: 9.00pm, 26 Apr 2017 Results: After 3.00pm, 26 Apr 2017 Yields … Continue reading Have you bought Jun’17 Singapore Saving Bond?
Contributed by: Warriortan, #investforyourself, #fixedincome, #bonds, #preference shares, #Reits Are you a relatively conservative investor that are happy to receive a stable, regular and decent return BUT are not so risk adverse as to want to park your money only in "risk-free" investments like government bonds, fixed deposits etc? Then these investments types may interest … Continue reading Corporate Bonds, Preference Shares, Reits – How to decide?