Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Real Estates Investment Trusts – a mistake?

Real Estates Investment Trust (REIT) pooled money invested by investors to own and manage real estates. Rental revenues collected and capital gains on disposal of properties and after deductions of expenses and business losses are then shared with its investors … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines 5-year Bonds

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced on Tuesday that it is issuing S$300 million 5-year bonds for placement and public subscription. The issue price is S$1 for S$1 in principal amount. The coupon rate (interest) is 2.15 per cent per year payable … Continue reading

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Singapore Exchange Annual Report 2010

Singapore Exchange (SGX) released its annual report for the year ended 30 June 2010 (FY 2010) recently. This report covered the period from 1 June 2009 to end June this year. The global financial crisis eased during this period and … Continue reading

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Singapore equities offer decent returns

I started buying Singapore equities and built up a portfolio of S$100,000 during the period May to July 2008. The collapse of Lehman Brothers Inc. on 15 September 2008 threw the global financial markets into a tailspin. Almost all kind … Continue reading

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