Monthly Archives: March 2011

How shall we react to this unfolding nuclear crisis in Japan?

The Nikkei 225 Index plunged 10.55 per cent or 1,015.34 points in a single day to close at 8,605.15 points today. This came at the heel of 6.18 per cent drop yesterday, which was the first day of trading after … Continue reading

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SMRT Corporation Limited

Come March 21, SMRT Corporation Limited will leave the 30-component stocks of Straits Times Index (STI). Global Logistic Properties (GLP) will take its place. As at 31 March 2010 (FY2010), the closing price was $2.04 with a market capitalization of … Continue reading

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Global Logistic Properties

I recall that Global Logistic Properties (GLP) initial public offering (IPO) shares started trading with much excitement on 18 October 2010. GLP was the second largest IPO on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) after Singapore Telecom. The Government Investment Corporation of … Continue reading

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Hutchinson Port Holdings Trust

Hutchinson Port Holdings Trust (HPH Trust) launched its IPO on 7 March 2011. HPH Trust is a business trust and its sponsor is Hutchison Port Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Hutchinson Whampoa Limited. The IPO is to issue 3.6 to … Continue reading

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Salary is best source of income

At each year-end, I work out the total returns earned on all investments in my portfolio. This total returns includes dividends, interests and capital gains realised on selling off some investments. As I shared in my previous post, it is … Continue reading

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Libya and Middle East Unrest

The February 2008 factsheet of Schroder ISF Middle East SGD Fund gave reasons for why investors should tap into the Magic of Middle East. Middle East is rich, increasing infrastructure demands, strong consumption power and growth opportunities were the reasons … Continue reading

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