If you are looking for risk free investment, you can consider Singapore Government Bond. Ever since, my first purchase in Jan - see here, I visit the MAS website of the Singapore Government Securities regularly to check for new issues. And guess what, 2 new issues are opened this week. One issue is the One Year … Continue reading SG Bonds are worth considering too and are available now
I just applied for the 5 years SG Govt Bond that was opened for application. It is my first purchase of this investment instrument. The specific code for this bond is N519100A and you can click-through to get more details. It can be applied via ATM and Internet Banking and closes on 12 noon 29 … Continue reading Bought My First SG Government Bond
If you are like me who have started buying SSB since it was launched and/or through 2016 & 2017, you may want to examine your returns from your current SSBs and consider upgrading. First, let's see a chart that shows the 1st year yield of the monthly SSBs from the maiden issue to the most … Continue reading Time to upgrade your SSB yield if you have not done so!
I like to extend a warm welcome to the five new subscribers who joined us since the last blog post. Your support is a major motivator to me to keep this going. I am sure most of you would have heard of, read about or tracked the recent steep rise in the yields of 10 … Continue reading Dividends, Treasury Notes and Me
1/3/6 Months SIBOR rates are climbing fast Just went to have a look at the Sibor rates provided by DBS. Got a bit of a rude shock - the 1, 3 and 6 months Sibor rates for Jan 2018 are at the 3 years high (2015/2016/2017 & Jan 2018). 1 month is 1.331% (Q4 … Continue reading Rising rates – Its going to be painful
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
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
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?