Astrea V Private Equity Bonds started trading on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) yesterday. The closing price was $1.037 on the first day of trading. This was a 3.7% increase over its IPO price.
Besides Astrea V, I bought into several other retail bonds traded on SGX. One of which is Astrea IV. It was up 6.8% over its IPO price. The table shows all other bonds I have and the coupon (interest) rates payable on the bonds or fixed income instruments.
|Bonds||Coupon %||IPO||Current Price||Change %|
|DBS Preference Shares||4.70%||$100||$102.96||2.96%|
|Capitamall Trust bonds||3.08%||$1||$1.012||1.20%|
|Astrea IV PE Bonds||4.35%||$1||$1.068||6.8%|
|Astrea V PE Bonds||3.85%||$1||$1.037||3.7%|
It has been profitable so far investing in these bonds and fixed income instrument through IPOs. The interest income from these bonds are good too.
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