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3 Reasons To Like Top Glove

Top Glove is the world’s largest rubber glove manufacturer that is listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. Despite its size, Top Glove had humble beginnings. Top Gloves’ diverse product range fulfil the demand for both the healthcare and non-healthcare segments. Below are three main reasons why we like this company. 1. Strong Profitability Finesse [...]

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 24 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Want To Avoid Losing Money In Stocks? Do These 5 Things

    Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi is a German mathematician who was born in the early 19th century. He has a reputation as one of the finest mathematicians the world has ever known. But just why would a math wizard appear in an investing article here? Thing is, Jacobi has a phrase that’s oft-quoted by investing maestro [...]

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 22 December 2015
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    GKE Corp On Track For Profitable FY16 [Updates]

    In early October 2015, we first covered GKE Corp and laid down main points that got us interested in the company. Following the company, we saw some updates that are pleasantly positive.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 21 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    City Developments – Betting On Greener Pastures

    City Developments, Singapore’s property pioneer since 1963 and one of the country’s biggest landlords, is a well-known name which every investor would have heard about. As such, the recent fall in CDL’s share price amid weakness in both local and global property market would have kept many on their toes.

  • Joey Ho
  • 17 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Kim Iskyan: How Higher US Fed Fund Rates Will Affect You

    Editor of TrueWealth Publishing Asia with close to 25 years of experience in investments and finances, warns not only investors but also everyone in general as the next Federal Open Market Committee meeting is just round the corner.

  • Vance Wong
  • 15 December 2015
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    Ernest Lim: Ying Li Weakens 23% From Nov’s High, Any Steam Left?

    After my write-up on Ying Li on 10 Sep (see my write-up posted here), Ying Li surged 46% (in two months) from $0.135 on 10 Sep 2015 to an intraday high of $0.197 on 9 Nov 2015. It has since weakened 23% to close at $0.152 on 11 Dec 2015.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 14 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    What’s The Real Value Of SATS Stock?

    With SATS being the latest addition into the STI, what is the actual value it commands by investors?

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 10 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Ernest Lim: Asian Pay, All Time Low Price Since IPO, Estimated Yield Of 11.4 Percent

    Asian Pay TV has dropped to $0.710. Day range (8 Dec) is $0.705 – $0.725. This is an all time low price since its debut on 29 May 2013. According to Bloomberg, the average analyst target is $0.857. Estimated yield is around 11.4 percent. RSI is also trading at all time low at 14.4.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 09 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    An Investing Deep Dive On Sembcorp Industries

    Sembcorp Industries has been weighed down by the poor performance in its marine segment in recent quarters, but with the plunge in share price, is value emerging for investors?

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 08 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Sheng Siong

    Although Fairly Valued, Sheng Siong Is STILL Growing

    Sheng Siong Group (SSG) is the third largest supermarket chain in Singapore. It provides low-cost essential products to mass market consumers through a no-frills approach.

  • Xiu Kai Sua
  • 03 December 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Forget Rate Hike; 3 REITs For Investors With Different Risk Appetite

    With the US rate hike looming, there has been a sell down in S-REITs, which seems to present interesting value for investors.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 30 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Raffles Medical Group

    1 Simple Formula for Investing Success

    Despite suffering that deep dive in November 2008, our company in question – healthcare services outfit Raffles Medical Group – has today returned 280% since November 2007.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 27 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    1 Reason To Be Optimistic About Super Group

    Super Group Ltd, best known for its instant coffee products, has had a rough 2015 so far. Amongst the uncertainty, however, may lie opportunity.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 25 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    SI Research: 4 Main Points That Could Pressurise Genting’s Share Price Gains

    Broader macro issues have cast a shadow over the gaming industry as a whole and the gaming market in Singapore has shown signs of stagnation since 2011.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 20 November 2015
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    Dairy Farm International Holdings – Headwinds To Persist

    Dairy Farm International Holdings (Dairy Farm) saw its shares plunge 35.6 percent over the past year to US$6.06 as of 12 Nov 2015 from US$9.41 a year ago. During the same period, the Straits Times Index slipped 9.8 percent and fell 16.6 percent from its 52 week high to 2,961 points as of 12 Nov [...]

  • Joey Ho
  • 19 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    2 Tech Giants Worthy Of Your Portfolio

    As avid investors, it pays to be aware of what other opportunities lie out there in the global market. Hence, we have reviewed 2 technological giants in China that came out to change an entire ecosystem.

  • 19 November 2015
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    Oil Approaching US$40, Don’t Get Burned Like The Speculators

    Hedge funds have turned more pessimistic on oil as prices flirted with US$40 a barrel for the first time since August.

  • Bloomberg
  • 18 November 2015
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    ComfortDelGro Corporation Latest Earnings: Revenue Grinds To A Halt

    ComfortDelGro Corporation reported its third-quarter earnings on the evening of 13 November. The reporting period was for 1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 16 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Reach $14.3 Billion, Smashing Record

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. logged a record 91.2 billion yuan ($14.3 billion) in sales on Singles’ Day, turning a sweethearts’ holiday dreamed up two decades ago into a major online shopping event.

  • Bloomberg
  • 12 November 2015
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    Green Build Technology: Turning Green Into Gold?

    Having recently successfully disposed of its packaging business, Green Build Technology (GBT) (formerly Youyue International) will be focusing on its green technology business going forward.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 11 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Alibaba: The Giant With 81.5% Market Share In China’s Online Shopping Market

    With annual active buyers standing at 386 million, Alibaba Group is one of the world’s biggest e-commerce player. However, with China’s growth moderating, what are the prospects for this Chinese tech behemoth?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 09 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tencent Holdings

    Tencent, The Monopoly That Will Grow Faster Than We Can Think

    Tencent is a tech giant in China that dominates online gaming and social media in China. Its near monopoly grasp in social media gives it tremendous bargaining power and enables it to command an impregnable moat.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 06 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    SIA Makes Offer To Privatise Tiger Air

    The group has also announced the launching of a voluntary conditional general offer for all the shares of Tigerair that it does not already own, with an offer price of $0.41 per share in cash, as well as an option to subscribe for the group’s shares at $11.1043 per share.

  • 06 November 2015
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    Ernest Lim: 2 Interesting Charts Showing Bullish Signs – GKE Corp And Innovalues

    On 19 Oct, I have posted a write-up on GKE (see here) where I have written on GKE’s background and future developments. In the write-up, I have pointed out that GKE is in the midst of forming a bullish potential ascending triangle formation.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 02 November 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    ‘Bottomed Out’ Alibaba Set for Best Month After Post-IPO Crash

    Alibaba Group Holding (Alibaba) looks like it may be bottoming out after suffering the worst post-IPO crash ever

  • Bloomberg
  • 27 October 2015
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    2 Palm Oil Stocks That Will Rise With Crude Palm Oil’s Price

    The commodities scene has seen its fair share of punishments. This is amid the market volatility we are seeing worldwide.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 23 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    16 Criteria For Deep Value Stock Selection

    Many look for the holy grail to investing. Value investing, when done right, follows a set of rules, or checklist. Below is a list of 16 Criteria for deep value stock selection.

  • giraffevalue
  • 22 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    GKE Corp

    Ernest Lim: GKE Corp – Better Years Ahead?

    Recently, I noticed that GKE Corp has garnered considerable media attention after entering into a sales and leaseback agreement with Viva Industrial Trust for GKE’s existing headquarters cum warehouse property located at 30 Pioneer Road.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 20 October 2015
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    3 Things You Need To Know About GuocoLeisure’s 89% Increase In 1Q16 Profit

    GuocoLeisure (“GLL”) reported its 1QFY16 results yesterday evening. 1QFY16 revenue and net profit registered -2% and +89% year on year (“y/y”).

  • Ernest Lim
  • 19 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    PARAGON

    7 Quick Things Investors Should Learn About SPH REIT

    Want to know more about SPH REIT? Here are the seven useful things I learned from listening to SPH REIT’s recent fiscal fourth-quarter (for the quarter and year ended 31 August 2015) earnings webcast

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 15 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    GKE Corp

    GKE Corp, Attractive Pipeline Laid For A Bright 2016

    GKE Corp is a leading integrated logistics solutions provider that offers a one-stop comprehensive set of solutions for supply chain management.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 08 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Sheng Siong

    Sheng Siong Group – Resilience Amid Uncertainty

    Despite the uncertain global economic situation coupled with China’s economic troubles, Sheng Siong Group’s shares have gained 25 percent over the past year to $0.825 as of 2 Oct 2015 from $0.66 a year ago.

  • Joey Ho
  • 07 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    Why Has Kingsmen Creatives Ltd’s Stock Dropped By 17% In a Year?

    Over long stretches of time, there are just two things that push a stock up or down: The investment return, driven by earnings growth and dividends, and the speculative return, driven by changes in the price-earnings (P/E) ratio.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 06 October 2015
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    GSS Energy – Eye Catching Valuations

    GSS Energy (“GSS”) share price plunged 31 percent to close at $0.097 on 24 Jul 2015 after the announcement that KUD had terminated the services of GSS’ subsidiary PT Cepu Sakti Energy (“PT CSE”).

  • Ernest Lim
  • 05 October 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    We Just Got the Perfect Snapshot of the Global Economy

    If you want to understand what’s happening with the global economy right now, then all you need to do is look at some of the data that came out in the last 24 hours.

  • Bloomberg
  • 02 October 2015
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    All Eyes On How The Anticipated Economic Rebound Takes Shape

    Will ChipEngSeng Start To Have A Nice Rebound After Consolidation?

    With the STI consolidating in a small range, tt may be a time for investors to look out for some strong stocks that had showed some strength and are ready to stage some rebound.

  • Robin Han
  • 30 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Resignation Of Noble’s Co-Founder Mr Elman From The Audit Committee, Not Impressive

    As the first and only person to publicly call for the resignation of Mr Elman from all roles at Noble let me acknowledge that this is both a step in the right direction…and not nearly enough.

  • 29 September 2015
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    M1

    M1: Dividend Yield Of 6.7%, Packed With Good Upside Range

    At the time of writing, M1’s dividend yield is currently trading at 6.7 percent, highest among its Telco peers in Singapore; SingTel (4.6 percent), StarHub (5.8 percent).

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 29 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Valuetronics: Inexpensive With A High Dividend Yield Of 8.8%

    Apart from consistently clocking positive cash flows from operations, free cash flow (FCF) – an important gauge of a firm’s earnings power – has also been positive in the past four years (in fact, FCF has been positive for seven out of the past 10 years).

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 28 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    QAF Limited: Ideal For Dividend Hunters (5% Dividend Yield!)

    Apart from the group’s 60 percent strong market share of the packaged loaf bread segment in Singapore, the group also produces 17 to 20 percent of the total pork produced in Australia.

  • Joey Ho
  • 25 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Can This Stock With A Massive 10.5% Yield Be A Good Dividend Investment?

    Dividends are ultimately paid using the cash that a company has and that can come from a few sources. A company can 1) take on debt, 2) issue new shares, 3) sell its assets, and/or 4) generate cash from its daily business activities.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 22 September 2015
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    Taliworks Eyes Kajang Silk Highway

    Taliworks Corporation is eyeing Silk Holdings’ unit, Sistem Lingkaran-Lebuhraya Kajang (SILK), the concession holder for the 37 kilometres Kajang Traffic Dispersal Ring Road.

  • 21 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Ying Li’s Current Share Price Is Lower Than GFC!

    Amid the backdrop of the recent market weakness, I have done my personal compilation of stocks whose past year Price to Book Value (“P/BV”) are lower than their average five year P/BV .

  • Ernest Lim
  • 16 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Will Become A Blue Chip Soon – Is It A Cheap Stock?

    As Yangzijiang is one of the trio that will become blue chips soon (21 September), now may be a good time to look at how cheap or expensive it is.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 15 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Singapore Banks Trading At Near Global Financial Crisis Low Valuations

    Dear all, I have been doing my regular market analysis (homework) and after reading many pessimistic or “not so good” reports, I decided it is an opportune time to do a short write-up on our Singapore market. Recent Sell Off In The Equity Markets Due To The recent sell off may be attributable to the [...]

  • Ernest Lim
  • 14 September 2015
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    Aggregate Asset Management: A Unique Breed Of Fund Managers

    In the sea of market volatility these past couple of months, it is easy for one to forget the real fundamentals of the stock market game.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 10 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    OSIM International – Steady Growth And Big War Chest

    To identify a value growth company, we can first look into the company’s business. And this company that we’ve shortlisted, is none other than OSIM International.

  • Joey Ho
  • 09 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    2 Companies With Management Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

    One of the more commonly used strategies by investors is to follow insider transactions. Some might even assume that since insiders are “in the know,” they might be better equipped to predict the share price of a company.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 07 September 2015
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    ISO Team Can Probably Benefit From The Singapore General Elections

    ISO is sitting on a record order book amounting to $84.7 million, and is the lowest tenderer currently for five projects pending tender award confirmation, worth some $14.4 million.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 04 September 2015
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    Market Turmoil Might Make It The Ideal Time For September Rate Hike

    A number of sell-side economists have pushed back their estimates of when the Federal Reserve will deliver its first interest rate hike in light of the chaos in global markets.

  • Bloomberg
  • 03 September 2015
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    Singapore has been crowned the most expensive city for the second year running.

    2 SG Blue Chips Priced Attractively After Market Bloodbath

    At the time of writing, we are staring at losses across Asian markets, HSI (down 334.86 points), SSE Composite (down 109.31 points).

  • 02 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Get the Most out of ASSI as We Embrace Financial Security

    These days, very often, when readers ask me questions, I would direct them to my blog’s “Search” function found at the top of the blog. What? You didn’t know there is one? Alamak, you must be reading my blog using your mobile phone all the time. The mobile friendly version of my blog shows the latest 5 blog posts and that’s about it. Apart from the “Search” function, the full web version of my blog also has plenty of useful links in the left and right side bars. There are links to recommended blog posts, the latest news and comments, for example.Having said this, I would like to share an inspirational email from a new reader who has made good use of the full web version of my blog over a short period of two months:

  • AK(ASSI)
  • 02 September 2015
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    Record Results Reported By ISOTeam; Net Profit Surged 34%

    ISOTeam reported its FY15 results on 28 Aug 2015 before market. FY15 revenue and net profit surged 17 percent and 34 percent respectively to $81.7 million and $8.1 million respectively.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 01 September 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines; Sell Off Raises Stock’s Attraction Levels

    Among the stocks seen being hit on the STI, Singapore’s flagship airlines, SIA has seen a nose dive in its share price to an all-time low; year to date.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 31 August 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    ST Engineering; Resilient Business At A Discount?

    Singapore Technologies Engineering (STEng) – a firm that specialises in aerospace, electronics, land system and marine capabilities for defence and commercial usage – is a local enterprise that should not be unfamiliar to Singaporeans.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 28 August 2015
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    Putting The Stock Market’s Fierce Decline Into Context

    On 24th August, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) fell by a mighty 4.3 percent to 2,843 points. It’s painful and can be somewhat shocking. But let’s put things into context.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 25 August 2015
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    The Most Important Thing You Must Do Now With the Markets Crumbling

    It isn’t easy being an investor these days with the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), Singapore’s stock market barometer, appearing to be in a never-ending slide.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 21 August 2015
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    CapitaLand Mall Trust Mulls Status Of Rivervale Mall

    In what may be indication of an impending divestment, Singapore-listed retail REIT CapitaLand Mall Trust announced on 19 August that it is “currently exploring various options” with regards to a property in its portfolio known as Rivervale Mall.

  • REITsWeek
  • 20 August 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Petra Foods, Held Hostage By Weak Indonesian Demand And Currency Woes

    Petra Foods, a food and beverage products maker released 2Q15 results that reflected blows from weaker Indonesian demand and a depreciating Indonesian ringgit.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 18 August 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Golden Agri-Resources Latest Earnings: A Slippery Slide

    Golden Agri-Resources reported its fiscal first-half earnings yesterday morning. The reporting period was from 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 17 August 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Why We Chose M1 Among The Singapore Telcos

    In terms of market size, M1 is the smallest among the three providers. This write up will reveal why size should not be the only thing you should be looking at with your investment lenses when it comes to evaluating the local Telcos.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 14 August 2015
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    An Update To Noble Group’s Employees

    Not too long ago I wrote to you to warn you about the problems at your company and how these issues could jeopardize your livelihood.

  • 13 August 2015
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    Hi-P Has Tumbled 42% Since 2015 High. What Gives?

    Hi-P has tumbled 42 percent since the high of $0.790 on 29 Jan 2015 to close $0.460 today. This underperformance is even more appalling if we compare it against the 7.1 percent drop in FTSE ST All Share Index over the same period.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 06 August 2015
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    Chinese Airlines Benefit as Oil Prices Fall to Six-Month Low

    After many airlines were burned because of slumping fuel prices in 2008 and 2009, Chinese carriers stopped hedging their fuel purchases — even when prices soared above US$100 a barrel. Now they’re having the last laugh.

  • Bloomberg
  • 05 August 2015
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    Keppel Corp

    Keppel Corp Approaches Near All Time Oversold (4 Aug 2015)

    Keppel Corp has slid 23.3% from $9.53 on 14 Apr 2015 to $7.31 today. RSI touches 10.9 today. This is near its 15 year low oversold level of 9.2 since 2000.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 05 August 2015
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    First REIT, The Resilient Healthcare Play

    We all love to invest in healthcare industry. It is stable, resilient to recession and yet has high growth potential. Why don’t we invest in the REIT that provides the hospital?

  • Wilson Ong
  • 04 August 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    MGCCT achieves 8.7% increase in DPU for 1QFY15/16

    Office and retail REIT, Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust (MGCCT) (SGX:RW0U) has announced a distribution per unit (DPU) of 1.696 Singapore cents for its 1Q FY15/16, representing an increase of 8.7 percent from 1.56 Singapore cents in the same period last year.

  • REITsWeek
  • 03 August 2015
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    TA Corporation: Driving Growth Through Diversification

    To pioneer growth in a largely muted property scene in Singapore, TA Corporation forays into foreign markets and makes diversification its best growth catalyst.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 31 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Images Of DBS Group Ahead Of Second-Quarter Results

    DBS’s Quarterly Profit Increases 15% On Interest, Fee Income

    DBS Group Holdings, Southeast Asia’s largest bank, posted a 15 percent gain in second-quarter profit as its net interest margin rose to a three-year high and fee income climbed to a record.

  • Bloomberg
  • 30 July 2015
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    Singapore Shipping – Poised For A Chart Breakout?

    Singapore Shipping caught my eye while I am doing the usual chart screening. Based on Chart 1 below, Singapore Shipping has been trading between $0.325 – 0.350 since 13 Apr 2015.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 28 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Takeaways On QT’s Proposed US$13.14m Convertible Bond Issue

    On 24 Jul 2015, QT Vascular (QT) said that it is proposing to issue up to US$13.14 million of convertible bonds (CB) to strengthen its financial position and allow it to focus more resources on developing its Drug Coated Chocolate® platform further.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 27 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Michael Dee: Comments On Iceberg Research’s Latest Report To Noble Group

    This post is republished from a written note by Michael Dee on Iceberg Research’s update on Noble Group. Michael has been in the investment banking scene (ex Morgan Stanley CEO SE Asia, ex Senior MD of Temasek Holdings) for more than 30 years. I have been asked for my views on the latest report by [...]

  • 24 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Ascott

    Ascott REIT Posts 5% Increase In Adjusted DPU For 2Q15

    Singapore-listed hospitality REIT, Ascott REIT, announced on 22 July that it has achieved revenue of $98.7 million for its 2Q 2015, an increase of 12 percent as compared to the corresponding period in 2014.

  • REITsWeek
  • 23 July 2015
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    Cheung Woh – A Forgotten Gem?

    CW’s hard disk drive (“HDD” segment serves the top two HDD manufacturers. Both HDD manufacturers (let’s name them customer “A” and customer “B”) command >80 percent of the HDD market.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 21 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    China’s Been Hoarding Gold And It Isn’t Likely to Stop

    With China finally coming clean that it’s been the second-biggest buyer of gold over the past six years, analysts and traders say the purchases will continue.

  • Bloomberg
  • 20 July 2015
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    Alibaba Pumps More Investment In SingPost

    Technology giant Alibaba Group Holding (Alibaba), plans to increase its stake in Singapore Post (SingPost).

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 09 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Michael Dee’s: Response to Noble Group Statement Of Accounting Review

    Noble is engaging in a PR exercise in which I for one have no confidence in. Noble have had many months to provide the facts and willfully and decisively have not done so.

  • 08 July 2015
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    Q&M’s China Acquisitions Momentum In Good Stead

    The 60 percent subsidiary of Q&M Dental Group (Q&M), Aoxin, has proposed a 60 percent acquisition stake in Panjin Jinsai Dental Clinic (PJDC).

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 07 July 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    CBD

    What To Make Of 6 Local Small Caps In Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion

    Small capitalisation stocks do present their own values and merits when compared to their larger counterparts. Here, we zoom in on six firms in Singapore that made the cut for this year’s Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion list.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 03 July 2015
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    Glu Mobile, The Company That Tencent Holdings Bought Into

    On 30 April 2015, Tencent acquired 14.6 percent stake in Glu Mobile (Glu), for US$126 million, representing some US$6 per share.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 02 July 2015
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    Comfort Delgro Locks Horns With GrabTaxi And Uber

    First, GrabTaxi came into the picture last year to compete against taxi operators for taxi booking income, while Uber stepped into the frame to provide an alternative to taking taxis.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 30 June 2015
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    SIA

    Can Singapore Airlines Be A Winning Blue Chip Stock?

    To figure out how well a business is run, we can look into a company’s return on equity (ROE). The ROE is a measure of how much profit a company generates for every shareholder dollar used in the business.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 29 June 2015
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    Capitaland

    CapitaLand Trades At Discount To Historical Book Value

    Activity levels have however started picking up in the physical property market after the pricing normalisation seen in this sector over the past year.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 26 June 2015
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    Michael Dee: Response To Noble’s Open Letter (Revised)

    Now that these legitimate issues seem to have Noble’s attention, it is to your suffering shareholders and employees I hope you will now pay attention.

  • 24 June 2015
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    SingPost

    Singapore Post’s Focus To Diversify

    Singapore Post (SingPost) has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Jing King Tech Solutions to dispose its 90 percent stake in DataPost for approximately $39.3 million.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 22 June 2015
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    2 Interesting Charts To Watch Out In The Next Few Weeks

    In line with my expectations, GLL reached 1.045 on 8 June 2015 (one bid away from my target) before profit taking set in.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 18 June 2015
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    iFast

    iFAST Corporation: What Does $5.8b AUA Mean?

    One of the main benefits of investing in unit trusts is that they allow investors to own a diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds or a combination of what is known as a balanced portfolio.

  • Peter Ng
  • 18 June 2015
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    Michael Dee: Response To Noble’s Open Letter

    While I now seem to have Noble’s attention, it is to their long suffering shareholders and employees I hope they pay attention to.

  • 17 June 2015
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    Warren Buffett

    The One Chinese Stock Good Enough For The Man Who Taught Buffett

    It could be the last big bargain left in the world’s highest-flying equity market — the only stock in China cheap enough for the father of value investing.

  • Bloomberg
  • 15 June 2015
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    Michael Dee: Time For The Noble Group Executive Chairman To Resign

    This post is written by Michael Dee, which expresses his own views and thoughts on the subject matter. Michael has been in the investment banking scene (ex Morgan Stanley CEO SE Asia, ex Senior MD of Temasek Holdings) for more than 30 years. Following an interview I gave on April 27th and the article titled [...]

  • 11 June 2015
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    Loyz Energy’s Reverse-Takeover Of Canada-Listed Primeline Energy

    Upstream oil and gas sector player Loyz Energy, has reached a deal to acquire Primeline Energy Holdings (PEH) for about $197 million. It was also revealed that company has the intention to seek a transfer of listing from the Catalist board to mainboard after the acquisition. Loyz will be funding the deal by the issuance [...]

  • 10 June 2015
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    Is This A Threat To Singapore’s Banks?

    With advancements in technology, we have seen many traditional businesses get disrupted.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 09 June 2015
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    Escritura

    An Open Memo To Noble Group’s 15,000 Employees

    Noble is great example of this and I am watching each element look out for itself and thus the protections for employees and minority investors are been abandoned.

  • 29 May 2015
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    Guocoleisure – Potential Chart Breakout Amid Interesting Developments

    Guocoleisure has been trading within a range of $0.910 – $0.980. Barring unforeseen circumstances, there is an increasingly high likelihood that it may stage an upside breakout from its four month plus trading range of $0.910 – $0.980 in the next couple of months.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 27 May 2015
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    6 Powerful Forces That Tell You How Strong a Business Is

    The investing great Benjamin Graham once said that “investing is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.”

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 26 May 2015
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    GLP

    GLP Seeks To Double US Assets After IndCor Buy From Blackstone

    Global Logistic Properties (GLP), the biggest modern warehouse operator in China, will look to double assets it manages in the US after its first warehouse acquisition in the country from The Blackstone Group.

  • Bloomberg
  • 21 May 2015
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    Ezion

    Ezion Sued In Singapore By Partner Over Maersk Plot Claim

    Ezion Holdings was sued by a partner which accused the Singapore-based offshore service provider of a conspiracy to induce an AP Moeller-Maersk A/S unit to breach charter agreements. Ezion’s stock fell.

  • Bloomberg
  • 19 May 2015
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    Stratech – Key Takeaways From An exclusive Meeting With CEO

    There are more than 7,400 IATA registered commercial international airports around the world with an estimated US$67 billion market solely on Foreign object Debris (“FOD”) Detection Systems for runways.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 18 May 2015
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    Raffles Medical Group

    Is Raffles Medical Group Finally Poised For Fast Growth In China?

    After announcing last Wednesday that it has registered a new company in China – called Shanghai Qihua Hospital (SQH) – whose main purpose is to develop a hospital, healthcare outfit Raffles Medical Group revealed yesterday that it has formed a joint venture with Shanghai LuJiaZui Group to develop a 400-bed international general hospital in Shanghai’s [...]

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 15 May 2015
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    CEW-Water

    3 Reasons Why China Everbright Water Is On Our Radar Screen

    Previously known as HanKore, CEW was formed after the injection of all of its water assets into HanKore in the RTO by China Everbright International. We visited its site in China and were impressed by the utilisation of the assets.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 13 May 2015
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    UG healthcare

    3 Must Knows About UG Healthcare

    UG Healthcare (UG) is an established glove maker that is based in Malaysia. The company derives bulk of its revenue from the production of latex and nitrile examination gloves.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 12 May 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Stock-picks

    Three Shares For Mother’s Day

    It’s Mother’s Day – Happy Mother’s Day to mothers everywhere! To mothers everywhere, here is a thought from Rudyard Kipling: “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” A mother will fix a scraped knee, bathe a wound and mend a sore throat, even if she might not know anything about healthcare and [...]

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 11 May 2015
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    HLS

    Hock Lian Seng: Uncovering 5 Driving Forces Behind Record Earnings

    Shareholders of Hock Lian Seng Holdings could not be happier with how 2015 started for the construction player. HLS achieved record highs on two fronts that shareholders are most concerned about – earnings and share price.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 08 May 2015
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    Inside OCBC And Wing Hang Bank Ltd. Bank Branches Following Acquisition By OCBC

    OCBC Profit Beats Estimates As Hong Kong Unit Bolsters Loans

    Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), Southeast Asia’s second-largest bank, posted a higher-than-estimated 11 percent gain in first-quarter profit as it absorbed loans and deposits from the Hong Kong unit it acquired last year.

  • Bloomberg
  • 07 May 2015
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    Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Proposing More IPOs

    The dental outfit, Q & M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited (SGX: QC7) has been quite busy recently. With its plan to spin-off its manufacturing business in China and its newest acquisition of TP Dental Surgeons, the company is far from slowing down.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 06 May 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Pharmaniaga

    3 Reasons Why You Should Like Pharmaniaga

    We have covered Pharmaceutical plays before. This week, we look at one that is one of the largest integrated local healthcare companies in Malaysia; Pharmaniaga.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 May 2015
  • Bursa Malaysia, Corporate Digest
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    Sheng Siong

    Sheng Siong – Rising Defensively As New stores Open

    Sheng Siong is engaged in the provision of supermarket supplies and supermarket operations. The Company is a grocery retailer with approximately 33 outlets located all across the island. Its stores are designed to provide its customers with both wet and dry shopping options, including an assortment of live, fresh and chilled produce, such as seafood, meat and vegetables.

  • Joey Choy
  • 04 May 2015
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    FCMT

    FCOT Acquires Melbourne Property For AUD222.5 million

    Singapore-listed office REIT, FCOT, announced on 27 April that it will be acquiring a 25-storey office tower in Melbourne, Australia for a purchase consideration of AUD222.5 million ($231 million).

  • REITsWeek
  • 29 April 2015
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    SP DBS EARNS

    DBS Posts Record Profit On Interest Income, Property Sale

    DBS Group Holdings, Southeast Asia’s largest lender, posted first-quarter profit that beat analysts’ forecasts on higher net interest income and a one-time gain from selling a property investment in Hong Kong.

  • Bloomberg
  • 27 April 2015
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    rexlot

    REXLot Holdings, Profit Warning Scares Provide Great Opportunities For Onlookers

    We previously covered REXLot (stock quote, HK : 0555) in December 2014. In fact it was one of our stock picks for 2015, and it still is. We see the current situation (profit warning issued) to be a one time off event and think potential for this stock is still strong.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 24 April 2015
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    Is Kingsmen Creatives Gushing with Cash?

    As we search for positive signs in a new company, the cash flowing through the firm may be one thing worth looking up. In particular, the cash conversion cycle of a company may be of interest to the Foolish investor.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 13 April 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    ViewingDeck

    5 Top Reasons Why Koh Brothers Is Worth A Look

    To last in the construction and property playing field, a company needs to be able to weather tough times, unfavourable policies, and yes, produce strong track records. Koh Brothers have done all these successfully.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 10 April 2015
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    2 Main Reasons Why Sinotel Shareholders Should Accept Privatisation Offer

    Ever bought a stock that was in the middle of a privatisation offer process?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 09 April 2015
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    Female Golfer

    Accordia Golf Trust: Swinging For A 12.5% Distribution Yield

    Following an exclusive interview with Shares Investment, here are three things you as an investor should know from Accordia Golf Trust’s financial results for the third quarter ended 31 December 2014.

  • Peter Ng
  • 09 April 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    prima

    Resources Prima FY16F Likely To Be A Better Year

    Since 23 Mar, Resources Prima jumped 23 percent to close at $0.101 on volume expansion. Most houses are putting a restriction on this stock, but why am I still so attracted to it?

  • Ernest Lim
  • 01 April 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Dairy Farm

    Is Dairy Farm International Holdings Good Enough to Buy Now?

    With Dairy Farm, we might see a company with a steadily growing revenue base. We take it to a framework to analyse this giant.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 30 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools: VICOM

    Welcome to the collaboration between Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore where two opposing analysts will present their case about a side of a specific stock.

  • Peter Ng
  • 27 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-of-Fools: VICOM – The Bull Argument

    The subsidiary of transport conglomerate, ComfortDelGro Corporation, VICOM, would most likely be a familiar name for vehicle owners as the company owns and operates seven out of nine approved vehicle inspection centres in Singapore.

  • Peter Ng
  • 27 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-of-Fools: VICOM – The Bear Argument

    Charles Darwin regularly tried to disprove his own theories, and the scientist was especially sceptical of his ideas that seemed most compelling. The same logic should apply to investment ideas.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 26 March 2015
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    Trendspotting (SembCorp Mar, Hi-P Int'l)

    Will China Merchant Holdings (Pacific) Resume Uptrend After Consolidation?

    Recently, the Chinese market is going up rapidly. The mad bull seems to be back again. Is there any Singapore listed China company that can help local investor to ride this China rally?

  • Robin Han
  • 26 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tempted By The 1.5 Year Low Of Noble’s Share Price?

    Noble is now trading at a ridiculously low price not seen in 1.5 years following the reports controversy issued by Iceberg Research. Is it really cheap, or for a reason?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 19 March 2015
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    Is Asia ready for a possible Chinese crash?

    Is China Really The Ultimate Growth Story For Every Company?

    China is primed as the land of the rising dragon. We’ve seen many companies going there to try and make it, lured by the rising middle class and spending power of the largest population. What should you consider then?

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 16 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    medical devices

    The Best Healthcare REIT In Singapore

    In Singapore, there are 31 real estate investment trusts (REIT) and property trusts. Of these, there are a couple REITs that focus on the healthcare industry.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 11 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    How Alibaba’s U.S. IPO Got the Company Ordered Out of Taiwan

    Taiwan wants to kick Alibaba.com out because it’s Chinese. Of course, everybody has known since its inception that Alibaba, the world’s largest e-commerce operator, is Chinese.

  • Bloomberg
  • 05 March 2015
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    ISOTeam – Surged 55% Since My Last Writeup, Any More Upside?

    Having jumped significantly in the course of 13 months, the next question which naturally comes to mind is whether ISOTeam is overvalued.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 02 March 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Tiger Airways Holdings – The Bull Argument

    Following a slump in crude oil prices amid a supply glut, there is much to cheer especially for sectors and companies that rely heavily on oil as an input for their operations.

  • Peter Ng
  • 27 February 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-of-Fools: Tiger Airways Hldgs – The Bear Argument

    Although the world is fixated about the decline in the price of oil and how it might impact the greater economy, it is easy to see how the oil shock could be a pleasant surprise for Tiger Airways given that fuel is one of the largest costs for an airline.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 26 February 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Singapore Regulator To Review Iceberg Report On Noble

    Singapore’s financial regulator said it’s assessing a report by Iceberg Research that alleged accounting irregularities at Noble Group.

  • Bloomberg
  • 26 February 2015
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    Inside Xiaomi Corp.'s Headquarters And Showroom

    Xiaomi: Riding World’s Third Largest Smartphone Maker’s Proxies

    Watch out Apple and Samsung. Though Xiaomi only started selling phones around three years ago, it has managed to propel itself into the top three just behind the two tech giants, according to data from International Data Corporation (IDC) and Strategy Analytics.

  • IG
  • 26 February 2015
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    10 Potential Outperformers To Look At (#1 Libra Group)

    Albeit valued by the market at a mere US$25 million, don’t write this small guy off.

  • Greenshoe Opinion
  • 25 February 2015
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    Will Singshipping Continue The Current Uptrend?

    It is the reporting season now. With many newly released financial statements in hand, investors may have the opportunity to find stocks with good potential.

  • Robin Han
  • 18 February 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    noble

    Noble Share Price Falls 8% After Short Attack

    Share price of Noble Group, a global supply chain manager of agricultural and energy products as well as other commodities, tumbled 8.3 percent on 16 February, after a short report by Iceberg Research dated 15 February surfaced.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 17 February 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    GSS Energy – Unique And Interesting Business Model

    Pursuant to my writeup on GSS Energy (formerly known as Giken Sakata) on 1 Oct 2014 (see writeup here), GSS Energy has weakened from $0.315 to a low of $0.245 in mid January before closing at $0.270 on 27 January 2015. This was down 14 percent as compared to 1 October 2014. To put into [...]

  • Ernest Lim
  • 13 February 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Why Has Tiger Airways Holdings Limited Spiked By 27% in a Week?

    Since last Friday, Tiger Airways Holdings Limited (SGX: J7X) has gained around 27% to close at S$0.33 on Thursday. This makes the share one of Singapore’s big winners as the market benchmark, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), inched up by only 0.2% during the same timeframe.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 30 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Westgate

    CapitaMall Trust’s FY14 Results: 3 Things You Need To Know

    Yet another round of higher distributions, will this be same in FY15? Click here to find out.

  • Peter Ng
  • 28 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Huationg1

    Huationg Global’s Strategic Game Plan For Growth

    With a niche in civil engineering and more than 30 years of experience in its bag, find out how Huationg Global has mapped out its plan to propel further growth.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 23 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    HT

    Huationg Global: Standing Out From The Crowd

    At first glance, investors may easily mistake Huationg Global for just another construction company listed on the SGX. However, before investors decide to give it a miss, take a look at why we think its a firm that actually stands out from the crowd.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 23 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Singapore Airlines

    Why the Falling Price Of Oil Might Not Benefit Singapore Airlines

    The narrative seems compelling. The price of oil has been falling… and falling. With the cost of fuel making up almost half of Singapore Airlines Ltd’s (SGX: C6L) expenses, it would seem that Singapore’s flagship carrier might see a strong boost to its bottom-line with cheap oil.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 16 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Genting Singapore

    Welcome to the collaboration between Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore where two opposing analysts will present their case about a side of a specific stock. Together with Motley Fool Singapore, we believe in making informed decision choices, when it comes to your investments. The key objective of a two-side argument is to present you [...]

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 12 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    All Eyes On How The Anticipated Economic Rebound Takes Shape

    Ezion, Will It Stage A Strong Rebound?

    Recently, one of Mr Market’s focus is on oil price. In the past 6 over months, crude oil dropped more than half from US$107 to US$47 per barrel. Many oil sector stock also followed oil price’s plunge and dropped a lot correspondingly. However, as many of the oil sector stocks became oversold, some of the [...]

  • Robin Han
  • 09 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Rows of slot machines are seen inside the Resorts World Sentosa casino on Singapore's Sentosa Island

    Tug-of-Fools: Genting – The Bull Argument

    Most tourists in Singapore – as well as most locals – would likely be familiar with Genting Singapore’s (Genting) flagship entertainment venue, Resorts World Sentosa.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 08 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-of-Fools: Genting – The Bear Argument

    Genting, the darling stock that everyone looks at…or not? The stock has dropped approximately 32% since 2014. Its largest revenue driver has been slowing, and before you think it’s really cheap, look at why the market has punished it so badly.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 07 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    bigger not better

    Is Bigger Better? Temasek’s Value Creation Attempts

    Is bigger always better? The mega merger between Cityspring Infrastructure Trust and Keppel Infrastructure might seem like a good idea on the onset, but seriously, are we looking at the synergies correctly?

  • Greenshoe Opinion
  • 05 January 2015
  • Corporate Digest
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    Airasia now

    AirAisa’s Share Price Drops Close To 10%

    The disappearance of AirAsia’s aircraft since 28th December has seen its share price taking a hit of nearly 10% when the market opened on Monday, 29th December.

  • 30 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Malaysia Corporate Digest
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    healthcare

    QT Vascular – An Overlooked Potential Healthcare Play?

    In one of the articles by Channel News Asia dated 18 Dec 2014, it was reported that the general healthcare sector has performed well this year and prospects likely remain bright next year. The healthcare index, as measured by the SGX Healthcare Index, registered a year to date return of approximately 9-10% vs the 2% from STI.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 24 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 19 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    LINK REIT

    Link REIT: 3.5% Yield Cheap Or Expensive?

    The largest REIT in Asia is also a blue chip on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, but is it worthy enough to be included into an income investor’s portfolio?

  • Peter Ng
  • 17 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    KAREX BERHAD / PONTIAN

    21.6% Upside Potential For Karex Not Impossible

    When there’s a chance to look at the world’s largest condom manufacturer with a market share of some 10 percent globally at a reasonable price, we definitely pay attention. That’s why it is our 2nd stock we’ve picked for 2015. Have a closer look at this super strong stock with extremely hard moats. #SharesInvestmentStockPicks2015

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 16 December 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Corporate Digest, Malaysia Corporate Digest
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    REXLot4

    REXLot Holdings: Winning Without Lady Luck

    This stock is the first stock pick that we chose for 2015. It is the large lottery-related firm in China, insanely profitable, and absolute attractive valuations right now. We present you the China equivalent of Singapore Pools, without the long queue.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 15 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Chiwayland: Will It Have A Nice Rebound?

    Recently, The straits times index (STI) went up from 3150 to 350-3360 within the past two months. The index seems healthy.

  • Robin Han
  • 11 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 08 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Expensive_Cheap

    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 04 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    CG_DSC_3852

    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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 02 December 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Chinese-Main

    5 Investment Points To Note On China Maple Leaf Educational Systems IPO

    While looking across the highly talked about Shanghai-Hong Kong connect. We identified a company that is poised to ride on the macro outlook of the education industry, and the rising income of the middle class in China. Oh, and did we mention that it’s the largest player in the international school market in China? Read on to see the killer investment takeaways.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 28 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Genting Singapore Plc Reports Earnings

    Genting Outlook Boosts Bets Against the House: Southeast Asia

    Analysts are the least optimistic about Genting Singapore in a year as slumping casino revenue from high-rollers curbs earnings prospects for the second-worst performing stock on the city’s benchmark gauge.

  • Bloomberg
  • 27 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    MapletreeLogisticTrust2

    Mapletree Logistics Trust’s Korean Acquisition Expected To Increase DPU

    Mapletree Logistics Trust’s expected acquisition of a 3-storey dry warehouse will help boost its distribution per unit to shareholders. This acquisition is largely in line with its strategy to rebalance its portfolio towards the higher growth markets and to expand its presence in South Korea.

  • REITsWeek
  • 24 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Hong Kong Shanghai Connect, Our Top Picks And Gains

    After much anticipation, the Hong Kong Shanghai Connect (HKSC) finally kicked off officially on 17 November. 3 out of 5 of the companies that we selected prior to this commencement have clocked gains between 8% – 23%. Find out which ones they are and why we’re still singing good graces about them.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 20 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    pic1

    Rotary Engineering’s 9M14 Net Earnings Rose More Than 100%

    With year-to-date net profit already exceeding FY13 figures, Rotary is set for a strong finish in FY14. How is the management addressing concerns on its depleting order book and the current low oil price environment?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 19 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
  • Back to top
    Dairy Farm

    Tug-Of-Fools: Dairy Farm International Holdings

    Welcome to the collaboration between Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore where two opposing analysts will present their case about a side of a specific stock.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 14 November 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Dairy Farm - mannings

    Tug-Of-Fools: Dairy Farm International Holdings – The Bear Argument

    Armed with an impressive decade-long track record, Dairy Farm saw its shares ballooned over 400 percent in the last 10 years. Will this growth trajectory continue unabated?

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 14 November 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Dairy Farm International Holdings – The Bull Argument

    714% in total returns. What are the two ingredients Dairy Farm possesses that when put together exhibit the makings of a long-term market beater which is worth considering?

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 13 November 2014
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    Nam Cheong Beats Street’s Earnings Estimates, Yangzijiang Shows Potential

    The earnings season for the third quarter is now in full swing, and with one more quarter left to run, we take a look at two companies that are on its way to meet estimate figures for FY14E.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 12 November 2014
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    Sembcorp Industries: 16% Cheaper Now, So What?

    After oil prices tanked more than 20 percent since July, the blue chip became 15.9% cheaper. Is it back on your radar?

  • Peter Ng
  • 11 November 2014
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    Is There A Nice Rebound In Sight For Sino Grandness?

    Sino Grandness dropped significantly from $0.685 to $0.375, a 45 percent sell down, after a report from an unnamed author was cited to have shorted positions in the company and expects the price to keep dropping.

  • Robin Han
  • 07 November 2014
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    3 Takeaways From CapitaMall Trust’s 9M14 Results

    Other than being the largest Real Estate Investment Trust in Singapore, the REIT is also seen as a benchmark for others. Does it still hold the crown?

  • Peter Ng
  • 06 November 2014
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    2 Stocks That Dropped 20% in Less Than 2 Weeks

    The earnings season just started, and within the span of less than 2 weeks, we’ve seen 2 companies getting their stock price punished by the market. Big question is, do they still have value in them?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 November 2014
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    Twitter’s Share Price Tumbled 12% After Earnings Release; Over-Reaction?

    After its 3Q14 earnings release, Twitter took a price beating of 10 percent to US$43.78 and continued to fall some 2.08 percent to US$42.87 after hours. Does this then present an opportunity to pick up this blue bird?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 29 October 2014
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    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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 28 October 2014
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    ISOTeam: Stable, But Worth The Money?

    Given that external walls of building have to be repainted at least once every five years, ISOTeam has a defensive and recurring business, but is it worth your investment?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 24 October 2014
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 20 October 2014
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    “3 Investment Takeaways You Need To Know About IPS Securex”

    Ever tried putting a price on security? Just look at world media around you and think again if governments and commercial players will hesitate to scrimp on such costs.Which stock provides such exposure then?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 17 October 2014
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 16 October 2014
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    Where To Next For This Growth Story?

    Riverstone Holdings has been an outperformer over the last five years. We take a look to understand what the business drivers are for this move in the share price.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 15 October 2014
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    Top Reasons To Look At Vallianz

    Spotting emerging plays is no easy feat. But if industry dynamics are in the right push, and the company will be able to fly with it, we certainly cannot ignore this. Vallianz is one very good example.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 14 October 2014
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    4 Companies Poised To Benefit From Hong Kong-Shanghai Link Up

    The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect will bring about a wider range of equities choices. Here are four companies that are poised to benefit from the link up.

  • Peter Ng
  • 13 October 2014
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    Top 10 Most Oversold Stocks

    With the recent market weakness, as per my usual practice, I screened out oversold stocks listed on our Singapore bourse. This is a compiled list of stocks that have been filtered using CIMB’s stock filter.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 09 October 2014
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    Hiap Hoe: Can Diversification Stem Its Domestic Woes?

    As Singapore’s home prices marked its longest losing streak in five years, is diversification the solution for local developer Hiap Hoe?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 08 October 2014
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    3 Things To Know About Chiwayland

    China’s property market continues to be bigger than we ever imagined, and we took a look at a chinese developer that just got listed recently via a reverse takeover.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 07 October 2014
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    Giken – A Potential Indonesia Onshore Oil Field Play

    Most people would have shunned a stock that made whopping gains of 800 percent. What if I told you that there’s still reasons to look at this stock?

  • Ernest Lim
  • 06 October 2014
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    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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 03 October 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Vibrant Group – The Bull Argument

    Despite its small market capitalisation of $260 million, here are three points that lend credence as to why Vibrant might be a company that’s worth a deeper look.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 02 October 2014
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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?

  • Peter Ng and Shane Goh
  • 01 October 2014
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    Is Keppel REIT Really Cheap?

    Priced at a 14.3 percent discount to its net asset value as at June 14 based on 14 September’s closing price, is Keppel REIT too cheap to resist?

  • Peter Ng
  • 30 September 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 29 September 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 26 September 2014
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    20% Upside Potential Not Difficult For Lee’s Pharma

    We have been sniffing around for potential plays worth your money in Hong Kong. One that stood out in terms of value, and financial strength reflects a potential upside of 20%. What stock is it?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 25 September 2014
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 23 September 2014
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    Nordic Group

    3 Reasons Why You Should Take A Second Look At Nordic Group

    Nordic Group brought a cash cow under its wings in 2011. Coupled with an expected upswing in the shipping industry, it is high time that investors have a relook at the stock which is trading at a discount to book value.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 19 September 2014
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    2 Reasons Why Nordic Group’s Orderbook Will Continue To Grow

    Nordic’s orderbook has surpassed its previous year-end figure. It is expected to continue growing. Here’s why.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 19 September 2014
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    Ley Choon Opens Singapore’s Largest Recycling Plant

    Yes, industrial recycling is rapidly gaining traction in Singapore, especially for the resource and materials intensive construction industry.  Ley Choon, a leading one-stop provider for underground utilities construction and road works, has on 19/09/14, opened the largest single asphalt recycling plant in Singapore. The new plant is able to triple its current asphalt production capacity [...]

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 19 September 2014
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    CAO’s Moat To Benefit From China’s Burgeoning Tourism

    As the exclusive importer of jet fuel into China, China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation (CAO) is in a good position to benefit from the boom in Chinese tourism. So, is it CAO’s time to take flight?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 18 September 2014
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    Growth Potential That Cannot Be Ignored; Centurion Corp

    Given the government’s cooling measures on the property market, is there any property company that is not negatively affected? It’s time to take a look at Centurion Corporation.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 15 September 2014
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    Finding Moats To Outperform The Market With Heather Brilliant

    Moats. The keyword that Buffett always stresses that companies that can outperform the market need to have. We talk to Heather Brilliant from Morningstar, to find out how you can Identify such moats.

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 12 September 2014
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    Two Things You Need To Know About IREIT Global

    Listed on SGX just last month, IREIT Global is the newest addition into the REITs collection. All else aside, at an attractive distribution yield of 8%, will you add this into your portfolio?

  • Peter Ng
  • 11 September 2014
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    3 Things I Like About Spackman Entertainment Group

    Comparing Spackman’s listed price of $0.26 to that of now (time of writing) $0.355, this represents a 36.5 percent increase. What’re the unique points of this Korean firm listed on SGX?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 10 September 2014
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    5 Things To Know About Alibaba’s Impending IPO

    In the run-up for what could be the largest initial public offering in US history, it would be useful for all investors to be equipped with some Alibaba knowledge.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 08 September 2014
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    Accordia Golf Trust – Unlocking Its True Value Correctly

    As we move on to the trust’s financials, most investors would immediately proceed to calculate its gearing ratio, but are you doing it correctly?

  • Peter Ng and Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 September 2014
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    Accordia Golf Trust – Why You Should Not Miss A Potential Win

    A greatly misunderstood stock listed less than 2 months ago saw its stock dipping as low as 20.6%. We calculated things correctly and saw the value. Time for you to learn the real value of this stock.

  • Peter Ng and Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 September 2014
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    Axis REIT aims to surpass RM2 billion mark, DPU rises by 2.1 sen

    Calling all yield hungry investors, this is good news! With the acquisition of its five new properties, for RM472 million this year, Axis REIT expects to surpass the RM 2 billion mark and DPU to grow by 2.1 sen. Listed on Bursa Malaysia on 3 August 2005, Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (Axis-REIT) is a [...]

  • 05 September 2014
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    Sheng Siong proposes rights issue at a 5.4 percent discount

    Yes, our local homegrown groceries retailer has proposed a rights issue to raise $80.4 million. This comes after its proposed joint venture with Kunming Lu Chen Group to operate supermarkets in China. Sheng Siong was founded by Mr Lim Hock Chee, now its CEO. After winding up his stall selling pork in 1985, Lim founded Sheng Siong’s foremost [...]

  • 04 September 2014
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    Longcheer, Will It Have A Nice Rebound After Dividend?

    Recently, the Singapore market has been relatively weak. When the US market kept rebounding higher rapidly after the severe sell down from late July to early August, the Straits Times Index (STI) rebounded at a much lower pace. It is likely to remain in a weak state for some time. It is relatively difficult to [...]

  • Robin Han
  • 03 September 2014
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    China Sunsine – Recovery In Play

    Sunsine seems to be in a sweet spot at the moment and FY14F may well be a record year for Sunsine. Profits have shown an interesting uproar.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 02 September 2014
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    Will Our Troubled Flyer Propel Straco To Greater Heights?

    Yes, our beloved Flyer has found its new owner, Straco Leisure, subsidiary of Straco Corporation. It has been a year after financial troubles has forced it to be put up on sale. Listed on the Singapore Exchange since 2004, Straco Corporation develops and operates aquatic, cable car, tourism related facilities and provides management and consulting [...]

  • 29 August 2014
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    3 Things To Like About SPH REIT

    With a basket of REITs to choose from in Singapore, what are some factors that makes the relatively new comer, SPH REIT, stand out?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 28 August 2014
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    Carlsberg’s Singapore operations propels 2Q14 net profit growth

    Cheers to making it to Hump Day!  We’re half way there, guys! We bring you good news to clear your midweek blues. Carlsberg’s net profit grew 29.5 percent year on year to RM40 million in 2Q14 from improved performance in its Singapore operations. Incorporated in December 1969, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia began brewing Carlsberg Green Label [...]

  • 27 August 2014
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    United Engineers to divest off luxury car business for US$365m

    Yes, I believe that you have heard news that Charoen is in talks to acquire United Engineers. However, before that is even taking place, United Engineers has in fact divested its subsidiaries Wearnes Automotive and Associated Motor Industries for $455 million. If you recall, just last year United Engineers whose businesses include real estate and [...]

  • 27 August 2014
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    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 26 August 2014
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    TEHO International: Growth Through Diversification Into Real Estate

    After five years, TEHO has decisively shed its affiliation of being just a supplier of rigging and mooring equipment. Its recent foray into property development and investment has churned out positive initial results. Is this the start of a new growth chapter?

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 22 August 2014
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    General view of Messrs. Howarth Erskine & Co., Ltd. on River Valley Road, in Singapore (c. 1900)  The Group's history can be dated back to the middle of the 19th century when British pioneers, Richard Riley and William Hargreaves, who then formed Riley Hargreaves & Co in 1865, building bridges, steamers and the Fort Canning Lighthouse, came together with Samuel Erskine and J. Howarth, who founded the engineering firm Howarth Erskine & Co in 1875, specialising in the design and construction of iron and steel structures and waterworks to form United Engineers Limited in 1912.

    Morning Buzz: Will Singapore’s Pioneering Engineers Be Acquired by Thai Billionaire?

    Yes, like Charoen’s previous takeover of Singapore’s pioneering beverage maker (F&N), we receive news that the Thai billionaire is in talks to acquire our pioneering Engineers (United Engineers Ltd ).Will Singapore’s Pioneering Builders be part of Thai Billionaire Charoen’s Empire?

  • 22 August 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: ComfortDelGro Corporation

    Welcome to the collaboration between Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore where two opposing analysts will present their case about a side of a specific stock.

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 21 August 2014
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    Tug-of-Fools: ComfortDelGro Corporation – The Bull Argument

    Majority of Singaporeans depend on public transport as their form of commute everyday. How does the biggest local player, ComfortDelGro, perform in the public transport arena?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 21 August 2014
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    Oldtown To Brew 27 Cafes In Four Countries

    Yes, for all you Oldtown White Coffee lovers out there! We have good news for you! Oldtown have plans to bring its traditional brew closer to you, as it aspires to open 27 cafes in four countries. However, if all these would all these bode well for its shareholders?

  • 21 August 2014
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    Tug-of-Fools: ComfortDelGro Corporation – The Bear Argument

    ComfortDelGro Corporation is a transportation company with operations in seven countries and has been a steady performer. However, there are risks in the company that many investors may not be aware of.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 20 August 2014
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    Far East Orchard: Greater Upsides Than Downsides In The Long Term?

    After taking on a major revamp, there are three reasons to believe on how far east orchard could find a fit in a defensive investor’s portfolio. Find out more.

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 18 August 2014
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    Largest Jewellery Retailer In HK, Macau, China – Chow Tai Fook

    We’ve been expanding our investment radar, and it is of no surprise that we are onto Hong Kong, especially with all the buzz of the Shanghai Hong Kong connect. But where shall we start?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 14 August 2014
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    3 Takeaway From Rotary Engineering’s 2Q14 Results Briefing

    After having a comeback at the start of 2014, what’s next for Rotary Engineering?

  • Tan Jia Hui and Peter Ng
  • 13 August 2014
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    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 11 August 2014
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    Alibaba’s Growing Challenges

    The spotlight on the Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is focused on what is widely expected to be a record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) with huge growth potential.

  • 11 August 2014
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    Market Commentary – 08/08/14

    US stocks fell over renewed concerns of geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, sending the Dow to a significant support level from late April to May. Retaliatory measures from Russia and the disregard for intergovernmental institutions show that the ex-soviet nation is not really looking for conciliatory talks with the West, despite tighter sanctions. While the Russian [...]

  • CMC Markets
  • 08 August 2014
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    Vicom: Possible Downtrend In A Resilient Business?

    Next to the ERP gantries, Vicom’s businesses possibly offer the next best recurring income in Singapore’s automobile scene. However, is it sustainable?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 07 August 2014
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    3 Factors Why CapitaMall Trust Is Leading Singapore’s Retail Arena

    Find out how Singapore’s largest retail REIT is staying ahead in the changing retail landscape.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 06 August 2014
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    3 Things You Should Know From DBS’ 2Q14 Earnings

    Having been extended an invitation to attend DBS’ blowout 2Q14 earnings call, here are three things investors should know about DBS.

  • Peter Ng
  • 05 August 2014
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    3 Things You Should Know About Accordia Golf Trust IPO’s Financials

    As previously discussed, Accordia Golf Trust appears to be a worthy candidate to ride on the gaining popularity of golf in Japan. But, is the trust’s financials just as robust?

  • Peter Ng
  • 04 August 2014
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    3 Key Takeaways On Accordia Golf Trust IPO

    Ever thought of what it’s like to own golf courses? We know how investors like business trusts and REITs, and we dug deep into Accordia Golf Trust.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 01 August 2014
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    GP Batteries – Potential Turnaround Play

    Since my write-up on Gallant Venture in late April / early May, I have been looking at several companies. One of the companies which caught my eye was GP Batteries

  • Ernest Lim
  • 30 July 2014
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    DeClout: Scale And Innovation Pilots Growth

    Not just another IT company, DeClout’s pursuit of inorganic growth through acquisitions is paying off and has so far, created significant value for its shareholders. Still in time or late for the ride, you decide.

  • Peter Ng
  • 29 July 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Frasers Centrepoint Trust

    Examining Singapore’s pure play in suburban retail malls, Frasers Centrepoint Trust; are you bullish or bearish?

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 25 July 2014
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    Tug-of-Fools: Frasers Centrepoint Trust – The Bear Argument

    When it comes to Singaporeans’ favourite past-times, it’s tough to look past eating and shopping. And when it comes to the latter, especially for those living in our island’s heartlands, it’d be tough to miss Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT) in action.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 25 July 2014
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    Tug Of Fools: Frasers Centrepoint Trust – The Bull Argument

    In Singapore, the shopping mall is probably one of the most frequented places of interest. How does Frasers Centrepoint Trust make a point in the suburban retail scene?

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 24 July 2014
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    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 23 July 2014
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    Highlights Of GLP 2014 AGM

    Find out what the shareholders of this modern logistics facilities provider are worried about and what lies ahead for the company.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 23 July 2014
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    Is Wing Tai Real Growth Generated Overseas?

    Last weekend, as I walked down orchard road in search for shirts. I visited my usual haunt of stores, particularly Uniqlo, G2000, Topman, Adidas, Ben Sherman and Fox. Two things I realized that they all had in common was: (1) They were packed with shoppers and (2) They were operated by Wing Tai. Therefore, lets [...]

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 18 July 2014
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    MH17 Gets Shot Down, MAS’ Share Price Catches Fire

    Yes. This is the saddest thing we’ve heard today as well. Regardless of how the accident started or the progress of the investigation, lives were lost. Unfortunately, the market did not price that in.

  • 18 July 2014
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    Eu Yan Sang: Finding Strength In Tradition And Innovation

    With nearly 45 years of experience in the Traditional Chinese Medicine industry, what are some of the qualities that allow it to remain at the top of its game?

  • Tan Jia Hui
  • 16 July 2014
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 15 July 2014
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    3 Things I Like About The Hour Glass

    I once heard, the harder it is to pronounce a watch’s name, the heftier the price tag, (e.g Parmigiani Fleurier). Do you know the company carrying this brand, and how stellar its performance has been?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 08 July 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 07 July 2014
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    Frasers Hospitality Trust IPO

    Frasers Hospitality Trust (“FHT” or the “Trust”) is offering approximately 182,099,000 stapled securities at Singapore 88 cents each. FHT can be considered as a late comer to the game with many listed peers already listed on SGX. They didn’t even bother to “book-build” a price range, as such, investors like you and me will not [...]

  • Mr.IPO
  • 03 July 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 02 July 2014
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    5 Quick Takeaways From Ascendas REIT’s AGM

    The insights from management during AGMs are often belittled. I’ve attended Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust’s (A-REIT) annual general meeting, and here are 5 things a unitholder should know.

  • Peter Ng
  • 01 July 2014
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    SMJ International Holdings IPO: Here’s What You Need To Know

    There’s a market for everything. Carpets, although not as easy to identify as compared to other markets that involves consumables, can be a profitable one too. We take a look at an IPO play that will list on 30th June 2014.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 27 June 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Singapore Airlines – The Bear Argument

    SIA is a name which Singaporeans would more likely than not be familiar with. Dressed in traditional “Sarong Kebaya” uniforms, the air stewardesses of SIA have not only become an iconic element of the company known to Singaporeans, but also one which has garnered global recognition.

  • Peter Ng
  • 26 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Bull vs Bear

    Tug-Of-Fools: Singapore Airlines

    Welcome to the collaboration between Shares Investment and Motley Fool Singapore where two opposing analysts will present their case about a side of a specific stock.

  • Peter Ng
  • 26 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Singapore Airlines – The Bull Argument

    I know what you might be thinking; billionaire investor Warren Buffett has openly said that airlines aren’t good investments. So, wouldn’t it be best for us to avoid airlines all together… maybe not. Let me show you why.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 26 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 25 June 2014
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    KLCI Hits New Highs; Will Bursa Malaysia Climb Higher?

    Bursa Malaysia turned in stellar performance as the KLCI hit all-time highs 26 times in 2013 and ended the year 10.5 percent above 2012’s index. Will it continue to benefit with the buoyant equity market?

  • Brian Brinker and Ong Qiuying
  • 23 June 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Corporate Digest
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    TT International, Poised For a Big Turnaround?

    TT International (TTI), is a global distributor and trader of consumer electronic products. Other businesses include operating and owning warehousing facilities and providing third party warehousing and logistics services. Despite its net profits still penned in red, we have observed positive financial improvements. Cost Cutting A consistent trend emphasized by TTI’s chairman, Mr Sng is [...]

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 20 June 2014
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    Top 3 Things To Like About Challenger

    Challenger, the IT retail player that has caught our eyes as it proves its expansion is solid, with the numbers backing it. Worth a look?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 19 June 2014
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    Soilbuild Biz REIT: The Overlooked Industrial Player

    Compared to its more popular counterparts like Ascendas REIT and Mapletree Industrial, Soilbuild Business Space REIT seems to have missed the limelight despite its solidly built fundamentals.

  • Peter Ng
  • 18 June 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Melco Crown Casino Is The One To Watch In Macau

    Macau’s gaming scene is one of the hottest in the world and could even put Las Vegas’ gaming scene to shame. One player you must watch is Melco Crown Casino.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 13 June 2014
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    Innovalues, Will It Start Another Rally?

    With the economic recovery of both US and Euro zone, one of the sectors that may benefit is manufacturing as it tend to be easier to get contracts from developed countries. Innovalues, a precision device manufacturer and service provider, which already has multi-national corporation clients may benefit from this trend. Innovalues is already in a [...]

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  • 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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 11 June 2014
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    3 Things You Should Know About Malaysia Airports Holdings

    CIMB Research expects MAS to reduce its number of flights by up to 20 percent year-on-year in FY15. Coupled with the imperative of raising ticket prices, the house thinks that the fall in number of passengers will be greater.

  • Brian Brinker and Ong Qiuying
  • 09 June 2014
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    Will Malaysia Airports Holdings Fly to New Heights?

    The wait is finally over. Last month’s opening of the world’s largest air terminal dedicated to low-cost carriers, or known as KLIA2, showcased Malaysia’s undertaking to be a major hub for regional travel as well as to cater to increased tourist arrivals.

  • Brian Brinker
  • 09 June 2014
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    What’s Next For Old Chang Kee After Record Performance?

    Mention curry puff and many would associate the tea-time snack with Old Chang Kee (OCK). After all, the selling of its signature pastry was how it all began for OCK.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 05 June 2014
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    Is Healthway Medical really Undervalued ?

    It is battered down and looks seemingly low compared to its peers. But Healthcare is supposed to be resilient and recession proof right? Is Healthway Medical really cheap now?

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 04 June 2014
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    Malaysian Airlines, Boleh Or Tak Boleh?

    Ever since the disappearance of MH370, looming doubts on the continuity of Malaysian Airlines have constantly been on the minds of most people looking at the stock price.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 03 June 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 29 May 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 28 May 2014
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    Competitive Tender: How Smooth Will The Transit Be For SBS?

    So, we’ve seen shares of SBS Transit fly by some 23.6 percent after an industry restructuring which will involve the government was announced. Feasible? Absolutely.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 27 May 2014
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    A Closer Look Into Ascott Residence Trust

    As a hospitality REIT, one might be under the impression that ART’s revenue may appear to be highly volatile, but are we forgetting some core value that it has?

  • Jonathan Khoh
  • 23 May 2014
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    Don’t Write Off Kencana Agri Just Yet

    Many of us look for performance metrics in companies before thinking whether or not it’s cheap or expensive. What if there are other metrics you’ve missed for Kencana Agri?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 22 May 2014
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    Frasers Centrepoint Trust: Foraying Into Changi

    Located on the eastern end of Singapore, Changi City Point is the latest acquisition proposed by FCT. Good or bad, you decide.

  • Peter Ng
  • 21 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    ISOTeam – On The Verge Of Chart Breakout

    ISOTeam has been testing the resistance of $0.400 – 0.405 on six occasions since 20 January 2014. Measured technical target price on a successful breakout is around $0.450.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 20 May 2014
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    2014: A Comeback Year For Rotary Engineering

    After languishing in a sea of troubles brought on by the steep cost over-run at Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Company (SATORP) in Saudi Arabia, last year saw Rotary Engineering successfully navigate through a turnaround.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 16 May 2014
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    City Developments: Looking Overseas In Search Of Greener Pastures?

    City Developments is a giant within the property development sector. We dig deep and uncover what it has to offer, and does potential, indeed, lie abroad.

  • 14 May 2014
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    KOP

    KOP To List Via Reverse Takeover; Chance To Buy In?

    KOP Limited has many award winning projects including The Ritz Carlton Residences. Will its catalist listing live up to the same hype?

  • Mr.IPO
  • 14 May 2014
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    Japan Foods: A Food For Thought

    Other than filling one’s stomach, can a bowl of Japanese ramen just be as delicious in one’s portfolio?

  • Peter Ng
  • 14 May 2014
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    Bright Future

    Ta Ann: Planting The Seeds For A Bright Future (Part 1)

    Ta Ann Holdings, a major lumber company has emerged as a major player in the palm oil sector and could see some green years ahead for both of these industries underscored by strong global economic growth in 2014.

  • Nicholas Tan and Brian Brinker
  • 12 May 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Corporate Digest
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    Ta Ann: Planting The Seeds For A Bright Future (Part 2)

    As a commodity producer, Ta Ann is subjected to global commodity price swings for palm oil and lumber. Both of these markets have been somewhat volatile in recent years.

  • Nicholas Tan and Brian Brinker
  • 12 May 2014
  • Bursa Malaysia, Corporate Digest
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    OSIM Proves To Be More Than Just About Massage Chairs

    Having recorded 21 straight quarters of profit growth, and the recent 70% stake in TWG, OSIM looks set to enjoy even further growth. What’s in play for OSIM?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 08 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    SMRT: Towards An Asset-light Frontier

    Having lost its blue chip status, SMRT remained in the waters until recently, when it caught our attention.

  • Peter Ng
  • 08 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Diamond

    Sarine Technologies: Hitching A Ride On Luxury Spending

    Diamonds are deemed to be pricey and rare. What found this gem, with gross margins more than 70%, market share of more than 70%, and has been steadily performing.

  • Peter Ng
  • 06 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Gallant Venture – Huge Land Bank At Bintan May Be Re-Rating Factor

    It has the backing of key shareholders, its market cap is more than one billion, and right now, it’s trading lesser than its NAV of $0.415. Who are we looking at?

  • Ernest Lim
  • 05 May 2014
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    CWT: Staying Rooted To Core Strengths And Challenging New Frontiers (Part 2)

    Perhaps the transformational breakthrough came with the acquisition of MRI Trading in 2011, where CWT branched into the commodities business segment.

  • Ong Qiuying and Peter Ng
  • 02 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    CWT: Staying Rooted To Core Strengths And Challenging New Frontiers (Part 1)

    Backed by its strong core business in logistics, CWT adds new growth wings with its diversification in commodities trading business segment.

  • Ong Qiuying and Peter Ng
  • 02 May 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Bull vs Bear

    Tug-Of-Fools: Cordlife Group

    In this issue’s tug of fools, we present you the analytical face off on Cordlife Group, Singapore’s largest private cord blood bank.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 02 May 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Cordlife Group – The Bear Argument

    While valuations for Cordlife do not seem overly exuberant, there are still doubts about its business momentum moving forward, let’s look at what these doubts are.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 02 May 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Cordlife Group – The Bull Argument

    Warren Buffett loves companies with good sustainable inflow of cash, low debt, and a business that can grow. I check all three of these in the value list when I stumbled upon Cordlife.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 29 April 2014
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 25 April 2014
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    MapleTree Commercial Trust : Poised For Sustained Performance

    It isn’t pure coincidence for you to see multiple buildings plastered with Mapletree’s logo as you travel along the stretch of road from Vivo City to Pasir Panjang. This, is good strategy in play.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 23 April 2014
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    Sunway: Breaking New Horizons Or Facing Cloudy Days Ahead? (Part 2)

    As seen from how the macro factors are in line to benefit Sunway from the earlier piece (part 1), we now dive into the financial highlights and latest developments of Sunway. Financial Highlights For the financial year ending 31 December 2013, Sunway reported revenues of RM4.7 billion, up from a restated amount of RM4.1 billion [...]

  • Brian Brinker and Ong Qiuying
  • 21 April 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 17 April 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 17 April 2014
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    Cordlife Group: Between Healthcare And Insurance

    This blood banker could just be a valuable addition to your portfolio. Let’s sieve through the facts as we seek to understand this one-of-a-kind business. No injections involved.

  • Peter Ng
  • 17 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 15 April 2014
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    BreadTalk: Valuable But Expensive At Current Price

    It’s innovative, and it knows how to capture our demanding palate. This pork floss giant has seen its stock price increase quite a fair bit recently, and we dig deep to find the value it’s packing in its buns.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 11 April 2014
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    STATS ChipPAC: Apple’s Way To Ditch Samsung

    Can this post-loved mid cap semiconductor play grab a piece of Apple?

  • Peter Ng
  • 10 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest, Featured
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    Walt Disney: Why You Shouldn’t “Let It Go”

    After the acquisition of Marvel, we have seen hot franchises by Walt Disney that topped box office sales. Taking a closer look at its business and numbers, let us tell you why you shouldn’t “Let Walt Disney Go”.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 09 April 2014
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    Perpetuum mobile : Gears

    Amtek Gears Up For Economic Recovery With Interplex Acquisition

    Since the mammoth acquisition deal was publicly announced, Amtek Engineering’s share price has surged by more than 20 percent, symbolising a return of investors’ confidence in the counter which had been trading in a tight range of $0.45 to $0.49 for most of last year.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 04 April 2014
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    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 04 April 2014
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    Keppel Corp

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

    In our bull case, we will look at the economic moat Keppel Corporation has built around its offshore and marine segment, examine its valuation and explore a possible turnaround for its infrastructure and property segments.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 03 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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 03 April 2014
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    Suntec REIT: 3 Quick Facts You Could Have Missed

    Suntec REIT, used to be one of the constituents in the mid cap list, could have something one has not discovered… yet.

  • Peter Ng
  • 03 April 2014
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    Why It’s Hard To Ignore Genting Singapore

    Genting has seen its stock price go through roller coaster type movements, where it was recently seen trading near the region of the low of 2013 ($1.29. Ever wondered if its stock price movements are justified?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 03 April 2014
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    Wilmar, To Buy Or Not To Buy

    Some stocks depend on the economy, and for some stocks, the weather is a critical catalyst. Wilmar has seen its stock price stage a good run up since February this year, are there any real value in this company?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 02 April 2014
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    Mercedes-Benz

    How Jardine C&C Could Have Paid For Your Mercedes-Benz

    What if I told you, that this blue chip could have paid off the entire price tag of a brand new Mercedes-Benz? Let’s explore how this could have been done.

  • Peter Ng
  • 02 April 2014
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    Vantage Bay

    Would You Buy Rowsley Or Its Warrants?

    As of recent, Peter Lim linked Rowsley has taken a beating on its price. With valuations from OCBC and DBS of the stock at $0.57, does this mark an opportunity for accumulation? Does its warrants or shares offer more value?

  • Peter Ng
  • 01 April 2014
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    Capitaland

    Why CapitaLand Should Remain On Your Radar

    This giant commands a massive network of residential properties, malls, and is trading at a good discount to its Net Asset Value. Are you looking correctly at the potential value of this stock?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 01 April 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Watsons

    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 31 March 2014
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    Dairy Farm Int’l: An Overlooked Contender To A.S. Watson

    Were you bummed when you heard Watsons has delayed their listing status because Temasek Holdings bought a 24.9 percent stake in it? Fret not. We bring another big boy to the table that has the same…beauty, in terms of value.

  • Peter Ng
  • 28 March 2014
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    Would Warren Buffett Buy Yeo Hiap Seng?

    Warren Buffett has a soft spot for consumables. Some of the companies in his portfolio include Coca-Cola, and Kraft Foods. But do you think he’d ever consider Yeo Hiap Seng as a possible candidate?

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 27 March 2014
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    Will Sembcorp Continue To Trade Range-Bound?

    Sembcorp Industries’ shares gaped down this morning. We know that there are many investors who are planning to go long on this blue chip stock while it is cheap. Where are the support and resistance?

  • Andy Yew
  • 20 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Can Yahoo’s Shareholders Benefit From Alibaba’s IPO?

    With Alibaba’s IPO intent confirmed, Yahoo, which owns 24 percent stake in Alibaba, will need to sell approximately half of its stake in Alibaba come IPO, but what will it do with the huge proceeds?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 20 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 18 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    A Chance To Sell Olam At $2.23?

    Olam has today announced that Breedens Investments Pte. Ltd., would be offering to buy over shares of the company that other shareholders own at price of $2.23 each.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 14 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Raffles Medical Group

    Tug-Of-Fools: Raffles Medical Group – The Bull Argument

    If you think that defensive stocks are boring, think again. Stakeholders of Raffles Medical Group would definitely frown at that judgement. Since the firm was listed in 1997, it has been yielding a respectable compounded annual growth rate of 12 percent.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 07 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Raffles Medical Group – The Bear Argument

    Growth won’t mean a thing if you overpay for it. In investing, one of the best ways to lose money would be to overpay for growth.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 07 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Raffles Medical Group

    Ever wondered what Investment moats and risks Raffles Medical Group, the largest private group practice in Singapore have? Find out what merits and risks you need to know about this giant.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 07 March 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    China Fishery Facing Downgrade Risk As Anchovy Buy Boosts Debt

    China Fishery Group, the biggest anchovy-quota holder in Peru following its acquisition of Oslo-listed Copeinca ASA, may be downgraded after the buyout sent its debt levels soaring.
    The Hong Kong-based company is seeking to refinance about US$355 million bridge loan which part-funded the purchase and is due to be repaid at the end of the month, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

  • Bloomberg
  • 07 March 2014
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    Bumitama Harvests Positive FY13 Results, Plans For Production Increase

    For the quarter ended 31 December 2013, revenue for Bumitama Agri surged 30.4 percent to IDR1.3 trillion, compared to IDR1 trillion in the corresponding quarter last year.

  • Peter Ng
  • 28 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Rotary Casts SATORP Woes Behind To Complete A Turnaround Story

    4Q13 results for Rotary Engineering rebounded as more projects secured at the start of the year were executed.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 28 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    China Sunsine – Small Market Cap… Yet Backed By Top Tier Customers

    Sunsine is the largest producer of rubber accelerators in China and, probably, the world. It serves all the global tyre manufacturers such as Bridgestone and Michelin, and here is a look at this stock.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 25 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Gold Dore Bars Produced at Sokor Gold Project

    Gold To Regain Its Glitter; Can CNMC Catch The Ride?

    Since gold price has fallen 15.1 percent from US$1,415 in June 2013 to hit a one year low of US$1,201 on 31 December 2013, several signs are indicating that the yellow metal could be regaining its shine. Shares Investment will provide a glimpse on ways which an investor can hitch a ride on the shiny [...]

  • Peter Ng
  • 20 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    CMA: Solid FY13 Performance With Jewel-liked Pipeline

    For the quarter ended 31 December 2013, CapitaMalls Asia (CMA) posted an 8.7 percent decline in 4Q13’s revenue to $103.7 million from $113.6 million in 4Q12.

  • Peter Ng
  • 14 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Three Things To Like About Genting Singapore

    Apart from being a casino operator, it also owns a convention centre, museum, spa, lots of restaurants and hotels, the world’s largest oceanarium, and it even has time to run a theme park.

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 11 February 2014
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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.

  • Shane Goh and Elaine Lee
  • 07 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Tug-Of-Fools : SingTel – The Bear Argument

    In our bid to present you with a two-side argument for you to weigh the potential risks and rewards in a more objective way, Motley Fool Singapore and Shares Investment have come together to have two opposing analysts from each side to present their case.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 07 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    Bull vs Bear

    Tug-Of-Fools: SingTel – The Bull Argument

    For this issue’s “face-off”, we will be looking at the largest Telco in Singapore; Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel).

  • Motley Fool Singapore
  • 06 February 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    CRCT Rings In Positive FY13 Results And Stronger Portfolio For FY14

    Tony Tan, chief executive officer of CapitaRetail China Trust notes that with the government’s goal to rebalance the nation’s growth drivers and spur consumption, and along with the rising urbanisation rate and disposable income, CRCT can ride on this shift towards a consumption-driven economy.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 29 January 2014
  • Corporate Digest
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    5 Fast Facts on SembMar Chart

    For the past two years, the price of $4.20 has been acting as a very strong support. It bounced off the $4.20 level successfully for the past five times and rebounded up with an average of nine percent.

  • Daniel Loh
  • 22 January 2014
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    ISOTeam – Defensive & Recurring Business

    ISOTeam has a 15 year track record in Repair & Redecoration works and Addition & Alteration works. It has undertaken over 200 R&R and A&A projects involving more than 1,500 buildings.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 21 January 2014
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    Pacific Radiance: Radiating Promising Earnings Growth With Aggressive Fleet Expansion

    One industry, however, stood out from the others and is expected to continue to outperform this year, as the prevalent hunt for black gold intensifies in high growth regions such as Asia.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 17 January 2014
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    Apple – Still Packing A Punch

    Analysts tracking Apple have reaffirmed the positivity of the China Mobile deal, and many have also raised their price targets to above US$600.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 25 December 2013
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    Gaylin Holdings: Lifting To Greater Heights

    Slightly more than a year after debuting on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange, Gaylin Holdings Limited is back in the spotlight amidst the buoyant oil and gas industry.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 20 December 2013
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    How Will Shandong Weigao’s Withdrawal Affect Biosensors?

    The key question here is whether has the bear run for the counter ended, or the recent price retracement is merely a temporary consolidation in the primary downtrend?

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 05 December 2013
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    China’s Shipbuilding Industry Consolidation – The Start Of A Revival For Yangzijiang?

    In recent months, the highly competitive Chinese shipbuilding industry which has been bore down by overcapacity issues has been shaken up following a series of yard closures and capacity cuts.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 22 November 2013
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    Croesus Retail Trust Beats DPU Forecast For 1Q 2014

    Gross revenue for the period under review met expectations, recording JPY 1,998 million or 0.4 percent higher than the forecast. This increase was despite the impact of Typhoon Man-Yi that hit Japan in September

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  • 14 November 2013
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 14 November 2013
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    ValueMax: Gearing For Growth With A Steady Hand

    ValueMax Group, one of the oldest and most established pawnshop chains in the local scene, has jumped on the bandwagon and became the latest of the rejuvenated industry to be listed on the Singapore Exchange.

  • Daxx Chong
  • 08 November 2013
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    Twitter IPO: Things To Know Before You Follow

    Twitter’s share was initially priced at a range of $17-$20 but has been upped to $23-$25. Last we heard, the price of Twitter’s share has been priced at $26 apiece.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 07 November 2013
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    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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 01 November 2013
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    Mirach Energy: Revving Up After A Turnaround Year?

    With the Mineral, Oil and Gas sector a hotbed for discussion in the market recently, Shares Investment delves into the sector and gets up close with William Chan Shut Li, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Mirach Energy to catch up on the global developments that could affect the industry and how Mirach has been faring in its exploration and production activities.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 29 October 2013
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    SGX Reports First-Quarter Net Profit Of $92 Million

    Revenue from the securities business grew 15 percent to $69.0 million and accounted for 38 percent of total revenue. The average value of daily trading was steady at $1.3 billion.

  • 21 October 2013
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    Chasen Holdings: Will You Buy It?

    Chasen Holdings got more than 50 percent taken off its share price yesterday. Is this a good steal?

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 17 October 2013
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    Sino Grandness: Will Its Garden Fresh IPO Be Boosted By Rival’s Rising Valuation?

    In his article two days ago on Sino Grandness, Ernest Lim pointed out that Garden Fresh, which is aiming for listing in Hong Kong, may benefit from the improving prospects of China Huiyuan Juice Group.

  • 11 October 2013
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    Sino Grandness – Asdew, Fidelity And CEO Up Stake. What Gives?

    In order for the market to narrow the difference between Sino Grandness’s current price and its average analysts’ target price, it is likely that we need to wait for more developments on its Garden Fresh IPO and its 3Q13F results.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 09 October 2013
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    Koh Brothers: Bolstering Growth Backed By Strong Accolades And Track Record

    Boasting 47 years of history, having survived crisis after crisis and emerging stronger from each economic downturn, the group has grown much in strength and stature.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 27 September 2013
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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?

  • Shane Goh
  • 24 September 2013
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    ISOTeam Celebrates Milestones; Ups Ante For Next Stage Of Growth

    Backed by its niche position, ISOTeam drives towards the next stage of growth after laying a milestone with a solid debut on the Catalist Board.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 13 September 2013
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    Singapore Kitchen Equipment: What’s Really Cooking

    Not too long ago, Singapore Kitchen Equipment launched its initial public offering (IPO). Priced at $0.20 each, the offer was 5.6 times subscribed.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 September 2013
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    Sin Heng Enjoys Fruitful Year; Postures For A New Breakthrough

    Sin Heng had a banner year in FY13. Earnings surged 45.1 percent year-on-year. What were the driving factors behind the stronger performance and what does the company have up its sleeve to sustain its growth?

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 30 August 2013
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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.

  • Shane Goh
  • 21 August 2013
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    Will International Healthway Corporation’s Unique Business Model Propel Growth?

    IHC’s listed stature and ownership of large medical facilities help to boost the image of the company and in turn, makes it easier for it to attract medical talent and business opportunities.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 13 August 2013
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    Capitaland Posts 10.1% Profit Growth In 1H13; Plans For Bigger Projects

    Capitaland reported a 10.1 percent growth in its profit after tax and minority interest to $571.3 million for the six month ended 30 June 2013.

  • Wilfred Ng
  • 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.

  • Nicholas Tan and Shane Goh
  • 19 July 2013
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    ISDN Holdings: Powering Ahead Into Indonesia And Myanmar Energy Sector

    One of the hottest entity to hold in the stock market for the year till date, ISDN Holdings, an integrated engineering solutions provider for a wide range of industries, has seen its stock price surged a whopping 900 over percent.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 12 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)?

  • Jade Lee and Shane Goh
  • 12 July 2013
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    Hengyang’s Growth Plans Boosted By MEGCIF5’s Capital Injection

    Hengyang Petrochemical Logistics, a Catalist-listed company specialising in providing logistics services to petrochemical and oil products, brought in an institutional investor, MEGCIF Investments 5 (MEGCIF5).

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 28 June 2013
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    USD: FOMC Scenarios, Changes In The US Economy

    While no one expects the Fed to cut interest rates or alter its asset purchase programme this week, there’s a lot of confusion on what the Fed Chairman could say about their monetary policy intentions going forward.

  • Kathy Lien
  • 19 June 2013
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    SingTel: Treading Through Economic And Regulatory Challenges

    The hour has probably arrived for the Federal Reserve to ponder on tapering off its monetary stimulus policy based on the recent statements from Ben Bernanke.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 14 June 2013
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    Stock Indices Continue To Power Ahead…

    Asian indices continued their upwards rally, led by Japan, China and US which surged 10.5 percent, 3.5 percent and 3.3 percent respectively. (See Table 1 for the indices’ performance over the past two weeks)

  • Ernest Lim
  • 20 May 2013
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    Is Rotary Engineering On A Recovery Track?

    The year before was indeed a challenging one for Rotary Engineering, which was beset with troubles. Compared to its last peak at $1.29 in August 2009, the share has been on a downward trend and is currently hovering below $0.50. So how will the company perform for the year?

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 17 May 2013
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    Bullish Charts But Be Wary Of Seasonal Slump

    Since two weeks ago, most Asian indices jumped as the Fed maintained its bond buying and said that they may do more or less, depending on the situation, coupled with the European Central Bank who cut the main refinancing rate to 0.5 percent and said that they may consider the unprecedented step of charging banks to hold excess reserves.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 07 May 2013
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    Tiong Seng: A Competitive Edge Through Technology Utilisation

    Recent years have been testing times for construction firms. Sandwiched between policies on real estate control and foreign workers restriction, these companies are facing thinning margins.

  • Jade Lee and Nicholas Tan
  • 03 May 2013
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    Market Outlook: US Indices Weaken, Volatility Increases And Caution Sets In

    Table 1 shows the indices performance over the past two weeks. If we just base on the percentage change over the past two weeks, it would have seemed everything is quiet and peaceful.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 23 April 2013
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    Dukang Distillers – Price Range-Bound Since November 2012

    I have previously written on Dukang two months ago citing that Dukang is still growing despite industry headwinds.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 17 April 2013
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    Swissco’s Upstream Move Towards Oil Rigs; Potential Opportunities Await

    Backed by robust performance in FY12, Swissco took a step into the future by venturing upstream to diversify its business, leading its share price to move to a year high of $0.305 after a relative dormant 2012.

  • Nicholas Tan and Louis Kent Lee
  • 05 April 2013
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    Sri Trang Sales Volume To China Could Reach Record High In 1Q13; Remains Bullish On The Chinese Market

    Sri Trang Agro-Industry PCL (Sri Trang), the largest rubber processor in Thailand, has seen its share slump by as much as 37.9 percent to $0.565 in December 2012 since it peaked at a high of $0.91 in March 2012. So, how will Sri Trang fare in 2013?

  • Jade Lee
  • 05 April 2013
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    Kreuz Holdings – Good Results, Strong chart, Low valuations

    Kreuz Holdings’ order book as at end February 2013 is around US$205 million, of which the bulk is likely to be recognised in FY13F. Thus, coupled with the variation orders or unannounced contracts, Kreuz is likely to turn in a better FY13F than FY12.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 02 April 2013
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    Thai Beverage: The “In” Entity

    Chang Beer manufacturer Thai Beverage replaced IHH Healthcare as a STI constituent on 18 March. Find out what awaits the company from this point onwards.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 22 March 2013
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    Let’s Talk About Currencies-With Kathy Lien

    “I think that equity traders need to be a little cautious about the equity market. Yes we had a massive rally lately and it’s attractive to many right now, but I think it’s important for investors to take a step back and to pay attention to the economic fundamentals be it the US, Singapore or Australia.”-Kathy

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 22 March 2013
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    Banyan Tree Posts Higher Profit; Sees New Opportunities From Property Venture

    “We are seeing a sustainable upturn in our existing business as well as validation of our new strategy.”

  • Daxx Chong
  • 01 March 2013
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    Bumitama Agri Reports FY12 Results

    Crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK) producer Bumitama Agri (Bumitama), has released their FY12 earnings results. Despite the lower CPO prices, which has an impact on overall margins across palm producing players in the market, Bumitama has managed to turn in a 25.7 percent increase in revenue to IDR 3,525,546 million, and a 3.4 percent increase in earnings to IDR 787,896 million for FY12.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 27 February 2013
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    Marco Polo Marine: Generating Growth Through Offshore Oil & Gas Exposure And Publicly-Listed Indonesian Subsidiary

    Marco Polo Marine, together with its newly-listed Indonesian unit, gears up to ride on the robust Indonesian offshore market.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 22 February 2013
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    Hi-P International – A Proxy For Apple

    Perhaps many investors would have noticed Hi-P International, a small-cap constituent in the electronic manufacturing sector, which has seen its share price moved in a “see-saw” manner over the past year on the back of news pertaining to underperformance by its more esteemed major customers in the mobile device industry.

  • Nicholas Tan
  • 01 February 2013
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    SMRT Shares Down To Five-Month Low After Downgrades

    Rail operator SMRT Corporation saw its shares remain on a downward trend as selling pressures mounted after analysts pared their target prices for the stock.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 31 January 2013
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    SI Portfolio Beats The STI For The Fourth Consecutive Quarter

    Eratat Lifestyle – To Ride On China’s Domestic Consumption Theme?

    China is slowly changing its reliance on exports to more of a domestic consumption focus. One such company which may be able to ride on this domestic consumption story is Eratat Lifestyle (“Eratat”).

  • Ernest Lim
  • 22 January 2013
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    CMT Closes FY12 With Improved Results; Asset Enhancements Bare Fruits

    CapitaMall Trust reported a 5.7 percent growth in distributable income to $79.8 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2012. This came on the back of a 10 percent rise in gross revenue to $173.7 million.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 18 January 2013
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    SIIC Environment Transfers To Main Board; Obtains Strong Support From Parent

    Like most of the S-chips, SIIC Environment Holdings, formerly known as Asia Water Technology, has not garnered much attention from the market over the past few years.

  • Jade Lee
  • 07 December 2012
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    Markets Likely To Be Whipsawed In Coming Weeks

    Asian stocks notched their second consecutive week of gains amid optimism over US lawmakers that they are closer to a deal to avert the fiscal cliff and also partly due to the oversold nature market prior to the two week rebound.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 03 December 2012
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    TEE International: Proposed Spin-Off And Myanmar Venture Set The Stage For Future Growth

    From a general electric contractor to a recognised engineering and integrated real estate group, TEE International has indeed come a long way.

  • Ong Qiuying
  • 23 November 2012
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    Banyan Tree’s 3Q Losses ‘No Surprise’; New Brand In The Pipeline

    Banyan Tree Holdings turned in results that were within projections for the July to September period. In the period, the Singapore-listed premier provider in the luxury hospitality scene posted revenue growth of 18.8 percent while it continued to suffer losses, albeit a 3.9 percent decrease for the quarter.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 14 November 2012
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    Courts Asia Moves Its Chess Pieces Strategically

    Listed barely a month ago, Courts saw overwhelming demand for its initial public offering, which was 24.4 times subscribed.

  • Louis Kent Lee
  • 09 November 2012
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    DeClout: More Than Just A Tech Company

    Nothing perks people up like the mention of the “cloud” in this Internet age. But how many of us actually know what it is? Not many, we suppose.

  • Choo Hao Xiang and Jade Lee
  • 09 November 2012
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    TA Corporation Takes In Stride Housing Measures

    It has not been that long since TA Corporation went public. Nearing its first year anniversary on the Singapore Exchange, the property and construction group specialising in the middle and upper middle market recently saw its share price achieve a record high.

  • Choo Hao Xiang
  • 25 October 2012
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    Kingsmen Creatives Showcases Designing Prowess To Ride On Asian Consumerism

    “Western consumers aren’t likely to return to their heydays soon, so global brand names are shifting their focus to Asia where consumers have rising disposable income. Given our experience in roll-out programmes for the retailers, we are confident in securing more projects.”

  • Daxx Chong
  • 25 October 2012
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    Sino Grandness – Potential Spin-off In The Making

    One company that may follow Fragrance’s footsteps is Sino Grandness, which through its wholly owned subsidiary Garden Fresh, has issued two tranches of zero coupon convertible bonds (CBs) worth a total of Rmb370 million.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 12 October 2012
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    Food Empire – Developing Great Products…Building Powerful Brands

    Food Empire has typically been known for its focus on brand building.

  • Ernest Lim
  • 28 September 2012
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    Effects Of QE III Muted, Expected Or Just A Normal Correction?

    For months and months, the global stock market has been waiting for the next big catalyst to spark off a fresh leg of rally and the bulls duly obliged by charging from January to March followed by from June till now.

  • Gabriel Gan
  • 28 September 2012
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    Genting Singapore Remains Analysts’ Favourite?

    Genting Singapore PLC (GS) – to Buy, Hold or Sell? This question has undoubtedly been haunting a lot of investors.

  • Jade Lee
  • 14 September 2012
  • Corporate Digest
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    Two For The Price Of One? TRIYARDS’ Exclusive Spinoff From Ezra

    The proposed listing of TRIYARDS by way of introduction, can be seen as an opportunity for the retail investment public to grab a hold of.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 14 September 2012
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    Have All The Bazookas Been Launched? Looking Ahead To Post-Easing Era

    The addiction is hard to kick, after years and years of government interventions ranging from corporate rescues during the US financial crisis to receiving aids from supranational bodies in this current European debt crisis.

  • Gabriel Gan
  • 14 September 2012
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    Technical Outlook (Hyflux; First Resources)

    Hyflux is currently trading around $1.39. This price is above both the 10-day simple moving average (SMA) and 20-day SMA.

  • 12 September 2012
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    CCFH Expands Into Agro-Forestry With MOU

    CCFH is expanding beyond its stable of children fashion items and bed linen and dipping its feet into the agro-forestry business.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 11 September 2012
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    Novo Group To Get New Support Amid China Steel Doldrums

    Considering the challenges in the steel industry, Novo’s earlier decision to branch out into tinplate manufacturing could provide some support in the near future.

  • Daxx Chong
  • 06 September 2012
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    Bumitama – The Winter of Discontent Before A Glorious Summer?

    The word, “Commodities” is currently synonymous with another word, “Downturn”.

  • Simeon Ang
  • 31 August 2012
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    CIVMEC Boom: Is There More Steam Left?

    BHP Billiton’s poor full year earnings and the delay of its A$30 billion Olympic Dam expansion project in South Australia have drawn strong adverse reaction from the market.

  • Jade Lee and Choo Hao Xiang
  • 31 August 2012
  • Corporate Digest
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