Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dealing with Relationship Manager

Back in April 2008, the world did not realise that we were at the dawn of a financial crisis of global proportion. By September that year and much of 2009, the world was in a frightening recession that was nearly … Continue reading

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Singapore GDP for First Quarter 2011

Singapore Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 8.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2011 from the same quarter in 2010 (year-on-year basis). When compared with the last three months of 2010, the first quarter 2011 grew a solid 22.5 … Continue reading

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Returns on Life Insurance Participating Funds – 2010

If you have bought Life insurance policies, which participate in the performance of the Life Participating Funds in the form of bonuses, it will be interesting to note the performances of these funds by three big Life insurers, namely Great … Continue reading

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Fantastic Dividend payouts from Singapore Telecom and SIA

Singapore Telecom (Singtel) and Singapore Airline (SIA) released their financial results yesterday for the financial year 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011. Key Performance Numbers for two companies are provided below. Singtel Net Profit $3.8 billion (down 2.1%) EPS    … Continue reading

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SMRT Financial Results FY2011

SMRT released its financial results recently for the financial year 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011 (FY2011). Key Performance Numbers Net Profit $161.1 million (down 1.1%) ROE   20.5% (drop 1.3% points) EPS    10.6 cents (down 1.2%) Total dividend per … Continue reading

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