With the dust settled on the results released by the Reits and Business Trusts in Q3, I spent some time to analyse the changes to Q2 and Q1 in hope of identifying any big themes to aid my investment decisions. I like to share my observations with you below. The table at the end of … Continue reading Reits & Business Trusts – Q3 review
I know it has been a while since I last created a new post. I hope I didn't lose too many of you - my dear readers. Although I struggle to find time lately to write, I have been diligently tracking the release of results of the stocks on my watchlist and the dividends that … Continue reading Reflections on Dividends Declared in Q3 2017
I spent the morning analysing and reflecting on the changes in my active portfolio in the last quarter. Some of my findings surprised me even. So thought of sharing it with you ... Surprise #1: STI has a rather subdued Q2 STI climbed from 3171.11 on 30Mar to 3226.48 on 30June, rising only 1.75%. This … Continue reading Q2 Review: Swopped Reits to Equities
Contributed by; Warriortan, #investforyourself This has to be my favourite: Useful Thought Experiment: What If You Were To Die Exactly 10 Years Later? "What’s both fascinating and cruel about life is how unpredictable it is. And at the heart of it all is not knowing when we would leave this world. Death tends to … Continue reading Interesting Sg, O&G Finance/Investment Articles that I like this week: 23-29 Apr 2017
Contributed by warriortan, #investforyourself Thought of sharing what I have learned about Equity Linked Note lately and my reflections on this financial tools (note I don't use the word investment), so that in case you come across it, you won't be as blur as I was. We are still going strong ... Anyway, we had … Continue reading Reflection: Equity Linked Notes from Local Banks – Risk and Rewards
Contributed by: Warriortan Ascott Residence Trust (ART:SP) has leapfrogged SPH Reit (SPHREIT:SP) to become the #3 largest stockholding in my portfolio after the recent rights issue. By value, it is 4.2% of my total portfolio now. Some of you may still remember my previous blog-post on SPH Reit in which I outlined my reasons for … Continue reading Ascott Residence Trust: Should I or Should I Not?
Contributed by: Warriortan Before I begin this, I like to pen a short eulogy for our family dog, Nicky, who passed away yesterday morning after giving us tremendous joy, generous companionship and steadfast loyalty for 15 years. Nicky joined us soon after he was born. Until recently before he was plagued by one illness after … Continue reading Reflections: 5 Ways to Not Only Preserve But Also Grow the Value of your Stock Investments
Contributed by: warriortan Our first meeting - 23/2/17, Star Vista Glad that we finally got together to do our first "business" lunch. In the midst of the aroma from the curry and Assam fish heads, yes for those who were not there, the six of us had two fish heads, we were able to blend laughters … Continue reading Personal Reflections of our First Meeting 23 Feb 2017