Dividends, Treasury Notes and Me

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

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Rising rates – Its going to be painful

  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

July’17 SG Saving Bond Closing: A Friendly Reminder

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

May still be worthwhile to buy Genting Preference Securities 5.125% now

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

Have you bought Jun’17 Singapore Saving Bond?

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?

Corporate Bonds, Preference Shares, Reits – How to decide?

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?