Telecommunication companies are usually favoured by investors for their resilient business models and attractive dividend yields. However, over the past few years, industry prospects have become less appealing due to a maturing domestic market in Malaysia, slower growth, and downward pressure on earnings from heightened competition and increasing costs. In order to stay competitive and […]
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The media has recently been reporting the huge rises in stock valuations of technology companies like Apple, Amazon, Nvidia, Alphabet and Microsoft. With the NASDAQ index pushing past its 2000 high, it has prompted many investors and pundits to question the rise and rise of tech valuations reminiscent of the dotcom bubble. There’s a stark […]
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Malaysia is blessed with an abundance in oil and natural gas. In 1974, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) was established as the national custodian for the oil and gas resources in Malaysia. Since then, Petronas has grown into a multinational integrated oil and gas corporation with operations in 50 countries worldwide. In 2016, Petronas was ranked […]
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Ascendas Hospitality Trust (A-HTrust) owns a portfolio of 11 hotels in Singapore, Japan, China, and Australia. As at 31 March 2017, the portfolio was valued at S$1.6 billion. I previously attended A-HTrust’s 2016 AGM to find out more about the trust and its outlook on the hospitality sector. Last year, the Trust reported a drop […]
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Although it is not often publicized, Malaysia is home to many well-known regional and international brands. Many of these famous brands are owned by companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. Investors looking for great investment do not always have to sift through hundreds of annual reports. Very often, some of the best investments are right under […]
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Have you ever skydived before? From what I hear from friends who’ve done it, skydiving is an exhilarating, once-in-a-lifetime experience. They talk about the excitement and anticipation you feel when you first board the place, not knowing what to expect. However, as the place takes off and slowly rises to 5,000, 10,000 and finally 15,000 […]
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The broad market apathy towards shares in Singapore Press Holdings belies the confidence with which the company is pursuing its next major property development project, and its solid track record in creating value in the real estate sector. The problem is that its core business remains newspaper publishing, which does not appeal to investors in […]
The rubber glove is an indispensable item in today’s healthcare industry and global demand has risen steadily. In 2005, we consumed 110 billion pieces of rubber gloves. By 2016, the amount increased to 190 billion pieces. This is due to the rising demand for better healthcare and hygiene standards as a result of a growing […]
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The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is forecasting a higher gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 2.7% for Singapore this year, citing improved growth dynamics and the ongoing recovery in global trade. In its latest Economic Insight: South East Asia report, the institute notes that the outlook for Asean’s economy remains […]
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Before you think this article is a bunch of hyperbole, I want to say that, yes, it is possible to make a million dollars by saving just $11 a day. The only thing is… it won’t happen overnight. So if you’re looking for a silver bullet or some magical “get-rich-quick” scheme that will bring you eternal […]
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