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Shane Goh
Shane holds a bachelor’s in economics and finance and is a Research Assistant at Shares Investment. His coverage involves firms in the property, consumer and environmental sectors. A former proprietary trader, Shane is armed with real-world experience in order flow and technical analysis.

You can contact him at shane.goh@pnl-group.com

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The 4 Key Things Warren Buffett Looks At

While Buffett may not use all of them for every investment, these common attributes consistently surface as guidance for his choices. Find out the things he looks out for inside.

  • 12 June 2015
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    Yongmao

    Can Yongmao Withstand A China Property Slump?

    While it’s still in the early stages, better margins found outside of China could help to support Yongmao’s bottom line even if the top line faces headwinds. We chatted with its management to find out why.

  • 19 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    6 Years On Last Economic Crisis, When’s The Next Coming?

    It has been almost six years since the US subprime crisis. Given that business cycles last about six years each, are we headed for another economic downturn soon?

  • 12 December 2014
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    World Market Tumbles On Oil Supply Glut

    Crude oil market participants glued to their screens would have been greeted with a sea of red as WTI crude oil sinks to 5-year low. Elsewhere, Europe and Japan battle potential recessions.

  • 12 December 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Investors’ Corner (Q&M Dental Group, Yanlord Land Group, M1, Parkway Life REIT)

    With Q&M Dental Group’s acquisitions of Aoxin and Aidite, it now owns 3 dental hospitals, 3 dental clinics and the second largest dental zirconium producer in China.

  • 11 December 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Vibrant Group

    Vibrant Sees 14-18% ROE Potential

    With the belief of building a sustainable and long-term profitable business, Vibrant’s management wants investors to focus on ‘Value’ when looking at the firm.

  • 08 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    At $1.68, Is ARA Cheap Or Expensive?

    Even if a company boasts a stellar business run by an experienced and motivated management team and backed up an impressive financial track record, our investment in it would count for naught if we overpay.

  • 04 December 2014
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    Who Really Wins In The $4b Infrastructure Merger?

    Shareholders of CitySpring Infrastructure Trust and Keppel Infrastructure Trust would cheer the minor bump up since news broke of a proposed merger between the two entities. However, who emerges top in the long run?

  • 02 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Investors’ Corner (Keppel REIT, Hi-P Int’l, SPH, Midas Hldgs)

    We downgrade our rating on Keppel REIT (KREIT) given the upcoming expiry of income support from Ocean Financial Centre and persistently high gearing of 42.1%, which puts the company at risk of de-leveraging if the authorities lower gearing limits 45%, as per proposed REIT rule changes.

  • 27 November 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    US Indices Rally While Poll Shows Europe Pessimism

    Dow Jones rallied to a record high in the past 2 weeks, aided by positive US unemployment figures. However, the positive sentiment is not shared by its global counterparts.

  • 14 November 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Investors’ Corner (Sembcorp Industries, SingPost, Valuetronics Hldgs, Ascott Residence Trust)

    Sembcorp Industries’ utilities segment earnings surged 23% q-o-q in 3Q14 on the back of short-term contracts and new income from the Banyan Cogen plant in Singapore. Power spreads declined 3% q-o-q as competition in Singapore remains intense.

  • 13 November 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Tenaga May Report 2012 Full-Year Loss on Higher Costs, CEO Says

    Tenaga Nasional Has Surged 41% In One Year, What’s Next?

    The largest electricity utility in Malaysia boasts 15 consecutive years of positive operating cash flows. Can it continue its impressive performance?

  • 06 November 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Malaysia Corporate Digest
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    Investors’ Corner (Singapore Exchange, SingTel, Suntec REIT, Keppel Corp)

    Singapore Exchange announced 1Q15 underlying net profit of $77.6m, flat q-o-q and down 16% y-o-y, while total revenue declined 2% q-o-q and 8% y-o-y to $168.9m.

  • 30 October 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Dutch Lady

    Dutch Lady’s Share Price Gained 304.6% Over 5 Years, What Now?

    Share price of the market leader in Malaysia’s “growing up” milk segment has more than quadrupled over the past 5 years, can it continue its upward trend?

  • 28 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    La Chapelle: Clothing The 1.4 Billion People In China

    With 1.4 billion people in China, ever wondered who clothes them?

  • 20 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    STI Back In The Red For 2014

    Since hitting its intra-day record-high on 19 Sep-14, the US Dow Jones index has shed 7.1% to close at 16,117.24 on 16 Oct-14. In Europe…

  • 17 October 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Super’s Share Price Lost More Than 60% YTD, What Now?

    Following an impressive financial performance for the past five years, Super appears to have hit a road block. Would it be able to steer around it?

  • 16 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    First Day Of Trading Of The Lunar New Year at The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx)

    How To Gain From The Hong Kong-Shanghai Link Up

    The upcoming link up between Hong Kong and Shanghai could open up investment opportunities. But do you know which companies stand to gain most?

  • 10 October 2014
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    What Do ARA’s Numbers Say?

    We assessed ARA’s financial performance and pointed out a valuable indicator of the firm’s future income which you should know.

  • 09 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Vibrant Group

    Tug-Of-Fools: Vibrant Group – The Bear Argument

    Vibrant’s income statement and dividend growth over the past five years are the dreams of investors; but could there be thorns growing in the bed of roses?

  • 03 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Café De Coral: Hong Kong’s McDonald’s?

    With the six-year long quantitative easing programme expected to end next month, investors may opt for fundamentally sound, defensive companies. How about fast food?

  • 01 October 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Studying ARA’s Management Like Buffett

    While financial figures are easier to measure, ultimately, the management is the driver behind those numbers. Often overlooked, we attempt to understand ARA’s team by studying their background and incentives.

  • 29 September 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    WH Group

    Biggest Pork Player In The World, Should You Invest In It?

    On 5 August, WH Group, the world’s largest pork company with leading market shares in US, China and key markets of Europe listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

  • 26 September 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    How Would Warren Buffett Look At ARA?

    With about $25.8 billion in asset under management, ARA manages six public REITs and various private property funds. But do you know how does the asset manager actually makes its dough?

  • 23 September 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    The 5 Ways Companies Cook Their Books

    When news of a firm’s fraudulent acts is being reported and the shares subsequently suspended, it will be too late for investors. What if there are signs to look out for that might raise some red flags?

  • 17 September 2014
  • Education
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    East Europe Cease Fire; Mixed World Manufacturing Data

    Market euphoria over the past 3 years has caused price-to-earnings ratios variance among the 50 biggest companies on the index to narrow to near-record lows.

  • 05 September 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    In The Spotlight

    Risk Management: A Successful Trading Ingredient

    In an exclusive interview with Daryl Guppy, we seek to understand the market structure across various asset classes and trading strategies retail players can employ in the market.

  • 03 September 2014
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    Japfa

    Japfa: Growth Via Southeast Asia’s Bellies

    Since its initial public offering (IPO) on 15 August, Japfa’s share price has surged 13.8 percent to close at $0.91 a week later. Find out why.

  • 26 August 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    3 ‘T’s To Avoid Pitfalls In Trading

    A large part of being successful in trading is not to give it all back. Here are three potential ways to minimise your losses.

  • 19 August 2014
  • Education
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    Capitaland

    5 Takeaways From CapitaLand 2Q14 Briefing

    The property player reported higher earnings despite a dip in revenue in 2Q14. Read to find out about the upcoming challenges and potential upside in CapitaLand.

  • 11 August 2014
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    Picking Stocks Throughout The Business Cycle

    As of 1 August, 775 firms are traded on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), dwarfed by approximately 2,800 companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and about 3,100 counters sitting on the Nasdaq.

  • 08 August 2014
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    Weiye Holdings

    Weiye To Reinforce Henan Foothold, Tap On China Tourism Growth

    Within the Singapore Exchange sits a leading property developer in Henan that offers investors an opportunity to ride on the growing demand for vacation homes in Hainan.

  • 23 July 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    CitySpring: A Proxy To Your Utility Bill

    We pay our utility bills dutifully every month so that we get to enjoy the running water, gas and electricity. What if there was a listed company that offered you exposure to this segment?

  • 15 July 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Frasers Centrepoint Expands Aussie Operations

    With the impending listing of Frasers Hospitality Trust dominating the initial public offering headlines over the past week, we decided to take a closer look at the recent developments of its parent company.

  • 07 July 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Ying Li Forges Ties With China Giant

    China Everbright (CE), part of a large China state-owned enterprise, has taken a slice of Ying Li’s shares. Read on as we uncover their reasons for the move and what does it mean for a potential investor.

  • 02 July 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Rosy US Picture Not Shared In Asia

    In line with its prior cuts, the US Federal Reserve continued the reduction of its Quantitative Easing programme, by a further US$10b, to US$35b.

  • 27 June 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Investors’ Corner (CWT, Valuetronics, ValueMax, Yangzijiang)

    Recently, Dagang bonded warehouse at Qingdao port was being investigated for the fraudulent practice of pledging single batches of metals as collateral for multiple loans.

  • 26 June 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Yongmao Holdings: Lifting The Bar In The Crane Industry

    With the Singapore skyline dominated by tower cranes over the past two decades, Shares Investment visited the factory of a company that produces such heavy duty equipment to understand more about its business.

  • 25 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Investors’ Corner (ECS Holdings, Frasers Centrepoint,Venture Corporation, ComfortDelGro Corporation)

    Despite on-going macroeconomic uncertainties, market watcher Gartner Inc. still expects total global IT spending to increase by 3.2% to reach US$3.8t in 2014, with the strongest growth poised to come from enterprise software (up 6.9%).

  • 12 June 2014
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    Stock Headliners You Need To Know

    Asiasons Capital agreed to acquire 10.7% of the issued and paid-up share capital in EMS Holdings for a purchase consideration of $2.7m. The target company is principally involved in the business of exhibitions and events management.

  • 12 June 2014
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    Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments: A Potential Mining Conglomerate?

    The company seems to have struck gold with an upcoming reverse takeover deal on the table. Would you join them in their endeavour?

  • 11 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Rickmers Maritime: A Strong Dividend Yield Play Or Trap?

    A company possessing a consistent dividend payout over the past few years checks the list for any investor looking for a high yield stock. We find you one that beats the STI.

  • 29 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    China Yuanbang: Recurring Income Paving The Way Forward

    Since turning the corner in FY12, China Yuanbang Property Holdings has painted two fiscal years in black ink and looks set to record a hat trick of profitable years.

  • 28 May 2014
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    Investors’ Corner (Wilmar International, Ezion Holdings, StarHub, UOL Group)

    At its 1Q14 results briefing, Wilmar International revealed that soybean crush margins remain in the negative territory but believes that the situation is unsustainable and expects margins to revert back to positive territory.

  • 15 May 2014
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    Stock Headliners You Need To Know

    ComfortDelGro Corporation reported a 9.2% y-o-y growth in revenue to $950.8m in 1Q14, underpinned by positive currency translation effects and growth in all asset segments except for the car rental and leasing business. Consequently, net profit rose 9.7% y-o-y to $63.3m.

  • 15 May 2014
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    General Images Of Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd. Outlets Ahead Of Annual Earnings

    Convenience Across The Causeway – 7-Eleven Malaysia IPO

    Everything comes at a price. How much would you pay for a cup of Slurpee in Malaysia?

  • 09 May 2014
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    Investors’ Corner (Genting S’pore, Sarine Tech, Suntec REIT, Keppel Corp)

    Marina Bay Sands (MBS) reported a 10% y-o-y increase in 1Q14 EBITDA to US$435.2m, underpinned by a VIP win rate of 3.4% which was 90 basis points higher y-o-y.

  • 30 April 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Stock Headliners You Need To Know

    Aspial Corporation has acquired a property located in downtown Melbourne for A$26.8m. The freehold low-rise building sits on a land measuring 1,295 sqm.

  • 30 April 2014
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    First REIT: The Closest Trust To A Bond

    A key component of a coupon-paying bond is its consistent income provided to the bondholder, what if there was an equity with a similar feature?

  • 29 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Thakral Corporation: New Lease Of Life From Down Under

    Will the refocusing of its ailing distribution arm and string of positive results from its investment division prove to be catalysts for the company future?

  • 25 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    CapitaMalls Asia & Olam

    With CapitaMalls Asia and Olam Set To Depart, Who’s In?

    First, the criteria. Next, comes the list…

  • 22 April 2014
  • Perspective
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    4 Factors Before A Stock Becomes A Blue Chip

    How does one find out who comes aboard next after Olam International and CapitaMalls Asia leave the STI?

  • 22 April 2014
  • Perspective
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    JEP Holdings: A Beacon In Singapore’s Aviation Industry Part 1

    With an expanding capacity and leading position in the CFM56 engine casing market, JEP looks poised for its next stage of growth.

  • 17 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    JEP Holdings: A Beacon In Singapore’s Aviation Industry Part 2

    With an expanding capacity and leading position in the CFM56 engine casing market, JEP looks poised for its next stage of growth.

  • 17 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    STI Races To 7-Month High On Billion-Dollar Offers

    On a marco level, disappointing China figures dampened positive US data. Back home, billion-dollar offers featured in the headlines with CapitaLand, Ong Beng Seng and Wheelock Properties targeting their subsidiaries.

  • 17 April 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Food Empire: A Silver Bullet Amidst The Russia-Ukraine Crisis

    Will the struggles brewing along East Europe change the way people drink coffee?

  • 15 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Accumulation Of Cash As Potential Correction Looms

    With a Russia-Ukraine crisis brewing and a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy, we caught up with Robin Ho and Collin Seow from Phillip Securities to learn of their market views for 2014.

  • 08 April 2014
  • Perspective
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    Keppel Corp. Offshore Jackup Rig Naming Ceremony

    Tug-Of-Fools: Keppel Corporation – The Bear Argument

    Weak infrastructure margin, soft oil price outlook and a potential rise in interest rate look to hamper Keppel Corporation’s growth in the near term.

  • 04 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Bull vs Bear

    Tug-Of-Fools: Keppel Corporation

    Following our arguments on the bull and bear cases of SingTel and Raffles Medical Group, Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore turn our eyes to Keppel Corporation, an offshore oil rig builder.

  • 03 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Investors’ Corner (Nam Cheong, ST Engg, OSIM Int’l, Genting S’pore)

    Nam Cheong has sold 2 vessels for US$43.1m. We expect both vessels to be delivered in the next 3 months, which will boost 1Q14 figures. Its order book is maintained at a strong RM1.4b. Nam Cheong now only has 10 vessels left unsold in its 2014 delivery programme, with two-thirds of current-year stock already sold in 1Q14. Additionally, 8 out of 35 of its 2015 vessels have been sold as well. In early Mar-14

  • 03 April 2014
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    Stock Headliners You Need To Know

    Ascendas Hospitality Trust has raised $50m via a private placement of 73.5m new stapled securities at $0.68 apiece. The proceeds will be used to partially fund the acquisition of Osaka Namba Washington Hotel Plaza, repay existing debt and general corporate and working capital purposes.

  • 03 April 2014
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    Would You Buy A.S. Watson If You Were Temasek?

    If you had $7.6 billion in your bank account, would you sink it all into one company? Let’s take a look at a recent buy from our very own Temasek, and see if the purchase, is actually worth it.

  • 31 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    3 Low Price-to-Earnings Property Plays

    What if a firm could generate $1 in net profit during its financial year for every $2.50 you invest; would you jump in?

  • 25 March 2014
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    Where Fund Managers Are Parking Their Money – Part 2

    Meet Dale Nicholls, an award-winning fund manager, as he shares Fidelity’s foundation for success and his outlook on China and the ASEAN region.

  • 21 March 2014
  • Perspective
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    Where Fund Managers Are Parking Their Money – Part 1

    Keen to find out which asset class had the biggest inflow for 2013?

  • 21 March 2014
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    Sheng Siong: An Inflation Hedge Amid Rising Grocery Prices

    Ever heard of a mass grocery retail player that promises 90-percent dividend payout ratio?

  • 18 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Navigating A Potential Consolidation With Stock Selections

    As the STI ended 2013 after much turbulence throughout the year, we met up with Phillip Securities to find out about their thoughts for the outlook of 2014.

  • 06 March 2014
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    Seizing Opportunities In The Current Market Sell-Off

    Although some sectors have been hit by the recent sell off in emerging markets in light of the Fed tapering, there are some bright spots within the economy who stand to gain from the reduction in liquidity.

  • 14 February 2014
  • Perspective
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    STI Tumbles At The Start Of The Horse Year

    The Fed ended its latest FOMC meeting by continuing its gradual tapering path of its unprecedented quantitative easing programme, reducing its bond buying activities to US$65b per month.

  • 07 February 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Otto Marine: Charting A Turnaround Course

    In a potential turnaround year, Otto Marine returned to the black for the first nine months of FY13 and witnessed a change at the helm as it gears up for a booming oil and gas sector in 2014.

  • 07 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Investors’ Corner (Ezra Hldgs, Frasers Centrepoint, SPH REIT, ST Engrg)

    Ezra’s 1Q14 net earnings of US$6.3m was lower by 6% y-o-y despite total sales rising 22% y-o-y. This was mainly due to lower gross margins, other operating and financial income.

  • 16 January 2014
  • Investors' Corner
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    Headliners (S’pore Press Hldgs, OCBC, United Envirotech, Mapletree Logistics Trust)

    For the quarter ended 30 Nov-13, Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) turnover rose 2% to $328.5m, from $322.1m, credit to its property segment in the form of higher rental income from Paragon and The Clementi Mall.

  • 16 January 2014
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    Malaysia: Asia’s Overlooked Emerging Market

    Across the causeway, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Index (FBM EMAS) generated a positive 12.4 percent capital gain for 2013, compared to a negative 2 percent return in the FTSE ASEAN Index, bolstered by political stability after the conclusion of an election during the year.

  • 06 January 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Malaysia Perspective
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    DJIA And Nikkei Hit Record Highs As STI Enters 2014 Flat

    In his latest act since taking office in Dec-12, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled the nation’s biggest ever budget. Its government will spend 95.9t yen in the year from Apr-14 as it seeks to stimulate the economy.

  • 03 January 2014
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Investors’ Corner (AusGroup, CapitaLand, Tiger Airways Hldgs, Viva Industrial Trust)

    While AusGroup has sufficient cash to meet its present needs, due to a recent sale of its Singapore property in Jul-13, the A$21m gross loss in 1Q14 is a strong indicator of high ongoing cash burn.

  • 19 December 2013
  • Investors' Corner
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    Headliners (Global Tech, Keppel Corp, Albedo, Wilton Resources)

    For the year ended 30 Sep-13, Global Tech (Holdings) saw a 9.9% jump in revenue to HK$110.5m from HK$100.6m last year. This was attributed to the provision of repair services on the back of an expanding product portfolio.

  • 19 December 2013
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    Shipbuilding

    Shipbuilding Industry Weathers The Same Storm, Reaps Different Fortunes

    Since the global financial crisis, the shipbuilding industry has sailed through choppy waters. Even China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, was forced to seek government assistance.

  • 22 November 2013
  • Perspective
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    Rotary Continues Turnaround With $7.9m Profit In 3Q13

    Since its previous fiscal year, Rotary Engineering has posted three consecutive profitable quarters. For the nine months ended 30 September 2013, Rotary Engineering recorded $413.5 million in revenue, up 14.8 percent compared to last year.

  • 14 November 2013
  • Corporate Digest
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    DJIA Touches New High As US Budget Deficit Hits 5-Year Low

    For the first time in five years, the US government posted a budget deficit below US$1t at US$680.3b in 2013, down from US$1.1t a year ago.

  • 08 November 2013
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Pawnbroking: Rejuvenation Of A Traditional Industry

    The past five years have been a boon period for the pawnbroking industry as pawnshop loans given out amounted to $7.1 billion last year, up 3.9 times from 2008. Shares Investment decided to take a closer look at the industry’s nuts and bolts.

  • 08 November 2013
  • Perspective
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    Water Treatment

    SIIC: On Acquisition Streak To Bolster Leading Position In China Wastewater Industry

    Shares Investment recently had a luncheon with SIIC Environment Holdings’ chairman, Zhou Jun, to gain insights into the wastewater treatment industry and the company.

  • 01 November 2013
  • Corporate Digest
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    Headliners (Yoma, HPH Trust, Keppel Corp, Asiasons, LionGold)

    Yoma To Run Volkswagen’s First Service Centre In Myanmar Yoma Strategic Holdings announced that its 70%-held subsidiary, German Car Industries Company, has entered into a service partner agreement with Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft. Under the deal, Yoma will operate Volkswagen’s first service centre in Yangon, scheduled to commence operations in Oct-13. The service centre will provide maintenance [...]

  • 24 October 2013
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    Investors’ Corner (Ascendas REIT, SIA Engrg, Keppel Corp, ARA Asset Mgt)

    Ascendas REIT is likely to benefit from incremental rental income from The Galen, continued positive rental reversions and the completion of its various investment projects.

  • 11 October 2013
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    Investors’ Corner (Rex Int’l Holding, SPH, Nam Cheong, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust)

    Rex International Holding uses proprietary oil and gas exploration technology, including Rex Virtual Drilling, to identify and characterise reservoirs in the areas to be drilled and lower the chances of hitting a dry well

  • 27 September 2013
  • Investors' Corner
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    HanKore Environment Tech: Turning Wastewater Into A Steady Stream Of Income

    Since a change at the helm of HanKore Environment Tech Group in 2011, the firm has posted two consecutive years of profit and clinched numerous awards, including recognition as one of the Top Ten Fastest Growing Water Companies in China. Will the management be able to ride on their success wave to new heights?

  • 24 September 2013
  • Corporate Digest
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    Uplifting US Economic Data Boosts Case For Fed Tapering

    The all-important US unemployment rate for August was released last week, coming in at 7.3%, down from 8.1% a year ago and 7.4% in July, approaching the 7% target set by the Federal Reserve and reaffirming the anticipated cut of its Quantitative Easing program.

  • 13 September 2013
  • Singapore Market Commentary
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    Blending Technicals For A Thorough Analysis – Fibonacci Retracement, The Finale

    We ended off our last article promising you one robust analysis tying together Fibonacci Retracement and Extension along with other indicators to create scenarios, which would equip you with potential share price movements before they unfold. Here’s two.

  • 30 August 2013
  • Education
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    MoneyMax: Upping The Ante On The Pawnbroking Industry

    Clear glass drawers, brightly lit rooms and treating each client as their friend are but small touches as MoneyMax seeks to shed the traditional pawnbroking image and transit into a modern financial service offering.

  • 21 August 2013
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    Finding Profits Beyond 100% – Fibonacci Retracement Part 3

    Thus far, we have conducted our analysis based on retracement levels between 0% – 100%. However, being confined to these values, we are only able to identify pivot points within the previous price movement. What if we could use Fibonacci to predict potential support/resistance levels beyond this range?

  • 16 August 2013
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    Two Is Better Than One, Combining With Other Indicators – Fibonacci Retracement Part 2

    In part one of our series, we introduced the Fibonacci Retracement, a technical analysis tool, which is able to calculate potential support and resistance levels based on a previous movement in the stock price.

  • 26 July 2013
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    Investors’ Corner (Suntec REIT, M1, First Resources, Singapore Press Holdings)

    99.6% and 70% of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the mall have been pre-committed and rents achieved in Phase 1 of $13.1psf per month were 4% ahead of management forecast of $12.6psf per month.

  • 26 July 2013
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    CRCT’s 1H13 Financial Results Come In Strong; New Beijing Mall Acquisition

    For the first half ended 30 June 2013, CRCT reported an increase in gross revenue of 4.3 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) to $79.3 million and net property income climbed 3.9 percent y-o-y to $52.3 million.

  • 19 July 2013
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    Will Far East Orchard’s Foray Down Under Prove To Be A Success?

    Since Far East Orchard (FE Orchard) announced its restructuring plan in June last year, its stock has surged more than 60 percent to close at $2.06 on 7 July 2013. With the firm receiving the nod from shareholders on its joint ventures (JVs) to foray into Australia, can we expect more good news from its partnerships with Toga Group and The Straits Trading Company (STC)?

  • 12 July 2013
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    Applying The Golden Ratio To Technical Analysis – Fibonacci Retracement Part 1

    In the face of market volatility, having a tool to provide you with potential support and resistance prices along with key reversal pivots could help keep you on the favorable side of the trend.

  • 12 July 2013
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    Investors Corner (Vard holding, Starhub, ComfortDelGro, Midas Holdings)

    Vard’s share price is off its low of $1.015 following an unwarranted selldown previously. Optimism expressed by leading Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) owners following their 1Q13 results generally support our view that high end OSV newbuild ordering is on the verge of picking up again in 2H13. Average utilisation and charter rates for Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels and Platform Supply Vessels are generally rising although there are still occasional bouts of volatility.

  • 28 June 2013
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    Headliners (Enviro-Hub, Yongnam, Auric, Keong Hong)

    Enviro-Hub Holdings, through a recently formed joint venture, EH Property & Investments, has moved to purchase F2S1 Investment (F2S1). F2S1 is engaged in the business of investment holding of real estate and real estate-related investments and currently holds the property, PoMo, located alongSelegie Road.

  • 28 June 2013
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    Investors’ Corner (Keppel Corporation, Super Group, Olam International, CourtsAsia)

    Keppel Corporation has recently received an order from Caspian Drilling for a US$800m semisub. We expect orders going forward to consist of an increasing mix of semisub orders given the optimism echoed by leading drillers on the deepwater space in their 1Q13 results.

  • 14 June 2013
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    Headliners (GuocoLeisure, Jaya Holdings, Innopac Holdings, AsiaMedic)

    GuocoLeisure has rebranded a British unit, Guoman Hotel Management (UK) to GLH Hotels Management (UK) referred to as glh., in preparation for launching three new hotel chains around the world.

  • 14 June 2013
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    Headliners (SPH, Sembcorp Marine, CDL Hospitality Trust, Yoma)

    Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) proposed a REIT listing for 2 of its properties, Paragon and The Clementi Mall.

  • 31 May 2013
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