Author Archives: limkimtong

Wuhan Virus Impacts Equity Markets

The S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Index each lost 1.57% overnight. The Straits Times Index (STI) lost 1.81% today! Now the STI is below last year’s closing by 1.3%! See table below. Stock Indices 31-Dec-19 28-Jan-20 YTD Change … Continue reading

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Is this time going to be more serious? – Wuhan Virus and SARS

The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) started in China in November 2002 and peaked in the first half of 2003. I remember my team and I were involved in the temperature taking of students in 2003. We started with using … Continue reading

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Year of the Rat

2020 is the Year of the Rat. Rat is the first zodiac animal on the Lunar calendar. This year’s Chinese New Year is different on one account. I went about visiting my relatives using public transport, ie buses and MRT … Continue reading

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Those Predictions of the Chinese Zodiac Animals

2020 is the Year of the Rat in the Chinese Zodiac calendar. Each year, the Feng Shui masters (geomancers) will come up with predictions for each zodiac animal for the whole year. If you were born in a particular animal … Continue reading

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Unforeseen event that affects markets – Wuhan Virus Outbreak

Once in while, an unforeseen event would rattle the stock markets. It was SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) coronavirus back in 2003. When we thought the stock markets were going to have a good run towards the end of last … Continue reading

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Visit to Yogyakarta (Jogja) from 14 to 21 January 2020

Yogyakarta (Jogja in short) is in Central Java. We took SilkAir flight directly to Adisucipto International Airport. We stayed at homestay accommodations at two locations for the 8D 7N stay in Jogja. Total costs for a family of three came … Continue reading

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Living Investment is taking a break

Hope to write again after one week’s time. Cheers.

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