Monthly Archives: April 2014

Straits Times Index from Jan 2006 to March 2014

The month-end values of STI for eight years from January 2006 to March 2014 are charted below. Note that the global financial crisis came on in late 2007. STI rebounded from March 2009.   The maximum value for the STI … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Management | Leave a comment

Customer Service Conundrum

Labour chief Lim Swee Say calls for nation of better customers. Over demanding customers add strains to workers. This year’s May Day message targets at getting people to be better customers. While I support the call to be better customers, … Continue reading

Posted in Social Issues | Leave a comment

First quarter 2014 results (Part 1)

Companies were reporting their financial results for the last quarter covering 1 January to 31 March 2014 (First Quarter 2014). The following table provides information on net profit attributable to shareholders for the quarter and year-on-year change between current period … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Management | Leave a comment

Impressions of Taiwan

Let me share some impressions of Taiwan when we were there recently. Efficient rail network system For this trip, we took the public transport to move around instead of relying on tour bus or taxis. Taiwan has the Metro, Taiwan … Continue reading

Posted in Travelogue | Leave a comment

SMRT share price jumped 18.54% today

Share price of SMRT jumped 18.54% today (+19 cents) to end at $1.215. Its share price had been about $1.01 to $1.05 since February. This single day movement was unexplained and Singapore Exchange had advised investors to trade with caution. From … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Management | Leave a comment

Staying disconnected

I took an 8-day break and during this time I was disconnected from the Internet and mobile devices. Therefore I was not plugged into happenings in the financial world and other world events. I let these go and felt at … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Management, Living Tips | Leave a comment

Living Investment is taking a two-week break.

Thank you for visiting this blog.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment