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Frasers Commercial Trust has posted 4 consecutive quarters of falling revenue, what next?

Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT) is a Singapore-listed REIT that owns office buildings and business parks located in Singapore, Australia, and the UK. After FCOT posted its Q2 2018 results on 20 April, its share price fell from $1.48 to a low of $1.35 on 21 May – a drop of 8.9% over a matter of […]

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12 things to know about Jardine Matheson before you invest

Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited (SGX: J36) is a conglomerate with multiple business interests located across the Asia-Pacific. Presently, it derives income from the following subsidiaries: 100% shareholding of Jardine Pacific 100% shareholding of Jardine Motors 84% shareholding of Jardine Strategic (SGX: J37) As I write, Jardine Matheson is amongst the top 30 constituents of the […]

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8 things I learned from the 2018 First REIT AGM

First REIT is a Singapore healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in healthcare and healthcare-related real estate assets throughout Asia. Managed by Bowspirit Capital Corporation Limited, the REIT has a portfolio of 20 properties across Asia: 16 properties operating under the Siloam Hospitals Group in Indonesia, three nursing homes in Singapore, and a […]

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12 things to know about First REIT before you invest

First REIT listed on the SGX on 11 December 2006 as the first healthcare REIT in Singapore. It owns hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centres located in Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea. As at 31 March 2018, First REIT’s portfolio is valued at S$1.35 billion. In this article, I’ll bring an overview of First REIT’s […]

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PropNex IPO – 4 quick things to know before you invest

PropNex Limited is the latest stock initial public offering (IPO) on the Singapore Exchange. Shares of the home-grown real estate service group debuted at 68.5 cents on Monday and rose as high as 22% in its first day of trading before closing at 71.5 cents. The 2.125 million shares offered for public subscription was subscribed […]

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8 things we learned from the 2018 MRCB-Quill REIT AGM

The Malaysian office market in 2017 remained subdued mainly due to the oversupply of office rental space and soft economic growth. In the third quarter of 2917, Klang Valley had a total supply of 104.7 million square feet of office space. As such, many landlords were forced to offer lower rents and rent-free periods to […]

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Are we headed for another recession? The yield curve is at its flattest level since 2007…

You may or may not have already heard that the U.S. treasury yield curve is at its flattest since 2007 – the year before the 2008/09 Global Financial Crisis. Is this a potential sign of things to come? But before I delve into that, I guess a bit of background information is in order. What is […]

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6 things we learned from the 2018 IGB REIT AGM

When Mid Valley Megamall started operations in Malaysia in 1999, it introduced the new retail concept of the ‘megamall’ by incorporating together the best in retail, food, and lifestyle offerings under one roof. The concept has proven to be a mega-success (pun intended) and adapted by many other malls in Malaysia since. The owner of […]

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12 things you need to know about Maybank before you invest (updated 2018)

Formed in 1960, Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) operates more than 2,400 branches across 20 countries including all 10 nations in Southeast Asia. Presently, it is the fourth largest banking group in Southeast Asia. As of 22 June 2018, Maybank is worth RM100.4 billion in market capitalization and is the only stock in Malaysia that has […]

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