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12 things you need to know about Hektar REIT before you invest

Yesterday, I was at the Starbucks at Subang Parade – one of the first regional shopping centres in Selangor and owned by Hektar REIT. As usual, I ordered my latte and settled down on my favourite seat. I switched on my laptop and checked the prices of a few stocks before starting work. Here was […]

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InvestX Congress 2017

Over 450 people joined us last Saturday, 19 Aug, at InvestX Congress 2017 to come together and learn how to make more profitable investment decisions and become better investors. The event kick-started at 9AM with Rusmin Ang, co-founder of The Fifth Person, as he talked about how to manage your investment risk and create the ‘perfect […]

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9 things to know about Felda Global Ventures before you invest

There are many ways to invest. Although I personally tend to focus on the quality of a business rather than its valuation when I invest, I also know of many successful investors who invest in deeply undervalued or out-of-favour stocks, regardless of the quality of the business. And if you happen to be such an […]

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14 things you need to know about Hartalega Holdings before you invest

In 2002, Hartalega Holdings Berhad (Bursa: 5168) invented and introduced the first soft nitrile gloves to the world. Since then, the industry has been revolutionized as global demand for nitrile gloves has outgrown demand for conventional latex gloves. Today, Hartalega is the largest nitrile glove producer and among the top three largest rubber glove manufacturers […]

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A competitive comparison of the 6 largest plantation companies in Malaysia

Palm oil has been a key contributor to the Malaysian economy for the many decades. Malaysia used to be the largest palm oil exporter in the world before being displaced by Indonesia in the past few years. In 2015, palm oil continues to contribute to the country’s economy strongly by providing about 4.2% to its […]

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How much money do you need to start investing in the stock market? Not much actually…

One common question we get from readers from time to time is: “How much money do you need to start investing?” It usually comes from younger readers who are just starting their careers, have saved up a little bit of money, and are now looking for ways to grow and invest it. But they’re not […]

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16 things you need to know about Public Bank before you invest

Public Bank Berhad (Bursa: 1295) is the third largest banking group in Malaysia. As I write, Public Bank is worth RM78.62 billion in market capitalization. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Public Bank’s tremendous success and achievements thus far and its outlook towards the near future. Therefore, here are 16 things you […]

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This is one company that might ride on the remarkable growth of AirAsia

The story of AirAsia is almost like a fairy tale. Co-founders, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Datuk Kamarudin Meranun bought over a failing airline for a token sum of RM1.00. They then built it up to become one of the largest low-cost carriers in the world. Today, AirAsia continues to grow aggressively. Its revenue has […]

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4 things you need to aim for before you can retire comfortably in Singapore

There are plenty of Singaporeans who have the capacity to retire, but still find themselves working. Some of these people work because they enjoy it, and that’s a great thing. But at the same time, some of them keep working out of fear. Many of us have a nagging suspicion that if we stop working […]

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13 things you need to know about Maybank before you invest

Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) (Bursa: 1155) is Malaysia’s largest and Southeast Asia’s fourth largest banking group. As of 3 August 2017, Maybank is worth RM98 billion in market capitalization. It is the closest stock in Malaysia to exceed the RM100 billion mark presently. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of Maybank’s tremendous success […]

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