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Performance of STI stocks after 2 months into 2017

The Straits Times Index (STI) was up 8.4% since the start of 2017. Some STI component stocks had outperformed in a big way than the STI increase, like Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (+33.7%), Keppel Corp (+23.8%) and Global Logistics (+21.4%). We were … Continue reading

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Performance of stock markets – 4 September 2015

Most stock markets were down in September. How bad were they? The following table shows the stock indices of 31 December 2014 and 4 September 2015. The percentage change between two dates are provided in the table. 31 Dec 2014 … Continue reading

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STI at year end 2013

STI as at 31.12.2013 was 3167.43 points. STI as at 31.12.2012 was 3167.08 points. Change over one year period was + 0.01%. Flat for this year but still positive change. Unbelievable result.

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STI on seventh day after Christmas

In my earlier post, I reviewed the Straits Times Index (STI) seven days before Christmas for 22 years and found that it rose 17 times out of 22 years. I extend the study to review the STI performance seven days … Continue reading

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Generous mood before Christmas for STI

Days leading up to Christmas Day are always joyous. It is also a season of giving. People tend to open their wallets to buy things. It is also the month of bonus in people’s pay packets. Did this mood of … Continue reading

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Will there be Santa Claus Rally?

Will there be a Santa Claus Rally before this year comes to an end and the Straits Times Index (STI) stays above water compared to the beginning of this year? The STI is currently at 3,052 points, below 3,167 at … Continue reading

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Investing in Singapore Stock Market in 2013

We have another three weeks to the end of 2013. The Straits Times Index (STI) was down 1.67% from the start of the year (3,114 points at 6 December). So how is the performance of my portfolio, which was invested … Continue reading

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