Monthly Archives: March 2009

CapitaLand Rights Issue, Value Proposition

CapitaLand has offered shareholders with rights shares at $1.30 each, which is at a discount of 45% on last traded price of $2.36 before the announcement of the rights issue dated 6 February. For every 2 shares held, existing shareholders … Continue reading

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Fixed Deposits Interest Rates fallen

Since mid January, the fixed deposits interest rates for most banks have fallen. Banks are not hungry for depositor money. Blame it on the slowdown in the economy. Banks do not have significant projects to deploy these deposits for higher … Continue reading

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Fresh lows for stock indices

The last time I wrote on equity markets on 24 February, the share prices were already low. On 2 March, we faced a black Monday and realised that there can still be bad financial news to cause the stock markets … Continue reading

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GDP Growth Rates for Fourth Quarter 2008

Major economies of the world showed further signs of strains during the final quarter of 2008 (October to December) when they reported their Gross Domestic Products (GDP) growth rates last month.   The list of GDP growth rates for the … Continue reading

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