Monthly Archives: January 2012

Top Dividend Payers for 2011

The Singapore Exchange released a report on the performance of the constituent stocks that make up the Straits Time Index (STI) on 6 January 2012. You can view this report on its web-pages. It reports on the dividend yield of … Continue reading

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Financial Results – Year-to-date performance to 30 September 2011

For most listed companies, their financial years end on 31 December 2011. The companies and their auditors are now busy wrapping up the accounts before publicising them. How will these companies perform for the full year? What we know are … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Freakonomics” written by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, published by Penguin Books in 2006

The book written by an economist Levitt and journalist Dubner is not about economics that looks into managing scarcity of resources in this world and measuring national income of a country. It dwells into life matters and interesting questions which … Continue reading

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CapitaMalls Asia Limited – Third Quarter Results and New IPO Bonds

I wrote a post on 3 April 2011 about CapitaMalls Asia’s (CMA) financial performance for financial year ended 31 December 2010 (FY2010). From the time of IPO when the share price was $2.12, its share price ended at $1.94 in … Continue reading

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Singapore GDP for Fourth Quarter 2011 and whole year 2011

Singapore Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew 3.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011 from the corresponding quarter in 2010 (year-on-year basis) based on MTI’s advance estimates released on 3 January 2012. This was lower than third quarter’s growth … Continue reading

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2011 in review – by WordPress.com

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 20,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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