Tag Archive: FSSTI Index

Hard Choices (not the book) – SMRT, Starhub, delistings and the SGX

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Hard Choices : Challenging the Singaporean Consensus is the latest book hot off the press from our elite think tank incubators. This is not the be confused with Hillary Clinton’s memoir of the… Continue reading

Singapore Stock Market Trivia – April Edition

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I was playing around with some statistics on the STI and the second board, Catalist, when I discovered that over 300 listed companies do not pay ordinary dividends. That is about 40% of… Continue reading

That April Fool’s Feeling In The Stock Market

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I have been laying off markets for the past few days. Friends in town, paid a visit to the hospital, more friends in town and catching up with other old friends. Today is… Continue reading

Knowing Too Little, Knowing Too Much – Investment Culture

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Enough talk on Ukraine. I claim the right to rant about what my Singaporean friends (who will not leave Hong Kong) say about Hong Kong investors being leaps and bounds ahead in sophistication… Continue reading

The Grip Of Paranoia, Libertarians and Insanity

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Market is talking about the suicide of a trader or salesperson in Hong Kong as was reported in the SCMP and Apple Daily. http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1430296/man-leaps-death-jp-morgans-headquarters-central The word is that he was just 33 and… Continue reading

Tumbling Bonds, Stocks and Currencies = Opportunity ?

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It feels like the end of the world is upon us here in Asia. Perspective. Equity hit hard because it is usually the last to go. Just look at Jakarta Composite down 11… Continue reading