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When to sell a stock: 3 best times to sell a stock to lock in profits and protect your downside

Oftentimes, amateur investors only focus on their upside and when’s the best time to buy a stock. But you have to remember that buying a stock is only one part of the equation. Unless you plan to hold a stock for its dividends, knowing when to sell a stock is also just as important to […]

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10 things we learned the 2017 Caring Pharmacy AGM

Caring Pharmacy was established in 1994 by five pharmacists from Universiti Sains Malaysia. As the consumer awareness of community pharmacy services was still low in the 1990s, the founders’ intention was to instil the value of pharmacists in the healthcare profession by providing a one-stop centre for pharmacy services. With this concept, Caring Pharmacy quickly […]

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12 things to know about Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust before you invest

Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust (FLT) (SGX: BUOU) was recently listed on the SGX on 20 June 2016. It is the first SGX-listed REIT that invests solely in industrial properties located in major cities in Australia. In this article, I’ll cover FLT’s development over a period of 17 months after its listing, the potential risks […]

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10 things to know about Dairy Farm International before you invest

A few days ago, I accompanied my mum to do some grocery shopping at Cold Storage. As we were picking some fruits, we bumped into an auntie who is a neighbour and a good friend of ours. Both “aunties” decided to shop together while I tagged along as their “assistant”. Here’s how their conversation went: […]

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14 things to know about Sunway REIT before you invest

Sunway REIT (Bursa: 5176) is the second largest REIT listed on Bursa Malaysia. It derives income from a diverse portfolio of assets which include retail malls, office buildings, hotels, a hospital, and an industrial building located at key locations within the Klang Valley, Penang and Ipoh. As at 30 June 2017, the total value of […]

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14 things to know about Sheng Siong Group before you invest

Question: How often do you walk past a solid investment that puts money into your pocket year after year? If you look around, you’d probably find many businesses that make their shareholders richer by the day. If you are struggling to find any, let me give you a hand. Ask yourself, ‘Where have you spent […]

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9 things to know about Bursa Malaysia before you invest

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa: 1818) is the official bourse of Malaysia. Listed in 2005, it offers a wide range of exchange-related services. They include listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository services mainly for the local securities and the derivatives market. As I write, Bursa Malaysia is worth around RM5.3 billion in market capitalization and is […]

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8 things I learned from the 2017 Silverlake Axis AGM

It has been more than two years since short-seller ‘razor99’ accused Silverlake Axis for fraud tunneling via related party transactions with founder and chairman Goh Peng Ooi. After an independent investigation by Deloitte Singapore, Silverlake Axis was officially cleared from the allegation of dubious business deals. The dust seems to have settled down but Silverlake […]

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The Asia Report episode 5: The capital cycle and how it can boost your returns

Hello, everyone today we’re back for another episode of The Asia Report where I will be talking about the Capital Cycle. “Capital cycle” was coined by a very successful asset management firm called Marathon Asset Management, they’re based in the UK, they’ve been around for about three decades now. They’ve been implementing this framework for […]

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An interview with fund manager Tay Jun Hao and why he loves Asian property stocks

In this exclusive feature, we interview fund manager Tay Jun Hao who manages the Heritage Global Capital Fund at Swiss Asia Financial Services Pte Ltd. Tay has over six years of experience in the financial markets and from the period of January 2012 to September 2017, he achieved a cumulative return of +146.03% or an annualized […]

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