Monthly Archives: October 2015

Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited Retail Bonds – Risk

Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited (Perennial) offers to public up to $150 million of Bonds. Bonds details: Interest rate = 4.65% p.a paid semi-annually Tenor = 3 years maturing 23 October 2018 Issue price = $1 per $1 in principal … Continue reading

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Good to be random

I wake up each morning and the first thought is almost always: what is the plan for the day; I have this place to go; I have this activity to do, da da da da. For so many years since … Continue reading

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Stocks recovered in tandem with STI

My Singapore equity portfolio recovered in tandem with the Straits Times Index. The STI rose again today continuing the uptrend since last week. Date STI Change (%) 2 Oct 2015 2,793.15 NA 5 Oct 2015 2,851.25 + 2.08 6 Oct … Continue reading

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Solitude

I attended the Craft Talk 2015 organised by Popin yesterday. An artist talked about her solitude when she was doing her elaborate art pieces. That solitude helps her to be meditative while she concentrates on her work. She also said … Continue reading

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“A Week in Winter” by Maeve Binchy – A Book Review

This is the last full-length fiction by Maeve Binchy released in 2012. I do not read her many other books until recently. I took to liking her easy-style of writing straightaway. “A Week in Winter” was set in a very … Continue reading

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STI in two halves

The Straits Times Index (STI) climbed to 3,549.85 points in April. Since then, the STI was on a downtrend until 29 September (2,787.94 points) before it turned the corner. For this week alone, the STI rose 7.3%. Date STI Change … Continue reading

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The STI roared back to life

The Straits Times Index (STI) touched a low for the year of 2,787.94 points on 29 September 2015. Starting this week, the STI climbed pass 2,800 points level: Date STI Change (%) 2 Oct 2015 2,793.15 NA 5 Oct 2015 … Continue reading

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