Tag Archives: Singapore Savings Bonds

Half-year mark report card on equities

How can I describe half-year performance for financial markets? Horrible! After a promising start in January when the Straits Times Index (STI) reached a high of 3,609.24 points (YTD change of 6.1%), the STI is now below last year’s closing. … Continue reading

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Two bonds open for subscriptions – Astrea IV Bond and Singapore Savings Bonds (GX18070N)

Astrea IV PE Bond Astrea IV private equity bond issued by Astrea IV Pte Ltd has a coupon rate (interest) of 4.35% per annum up to 5 years non-call period. It has maturity of 10 years if the bond is … Continue reading

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Singapore Savings Bonds – A quick note

This is a follow-up to my blog post dated 31 March 2015. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced additional details of Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB). SSB will be issued monthly for at least five years. The government plans to … Continue reading

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Singapore Savings Bonds – A good deal?

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the introduction of a new government bond targeting at retail investors starting with minimum investment of just $500 with multiples of $500 up to a cap. (Source: The Straits Times, 31 March 2015) … Continue reading

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