Investing Or Trading The Straits Times Index (STI) – Which One Is More Suitable For Me?
Do you know that you can get exposure to the Straits Times Index (STI) with two different approaches? Trading and investment are two sides of a coin yet they aim to maximise profits from the financial markets. Before we look more in depth into the approaches, let’s understand what STI is: “ The FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) is a capitalisation weighted stock market index that is regarded as the benchmark index for the Singapore stock market. It tracks the performance of the top 30 companies listed on the Singapore Exchange.” – Wikipedia STI is an index that is popular among retail investors because of its simplicity. Here are some ways that you can include an exposure in this index as part of your investment portfolio. Interested in ETFs? Get To Know The STI ETF In Singapore Exposure to STI as an Investment When considering exposure to an Index as a form of investing over a period of time and reinvesting, time is on your side! Investors tend to prefer to ride out market fluctuations and are more concerned with market fundamentals such as price/earnings ratios and management forecast. Hence, an exposure to the STI could be a good index [...]
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