Investors are reeling from the Singapore market as the STI fell by as much as ten percent in this month alone. However, according to CIMB, the recent downturn has seen some value emergence amongst SG stocks and investors can capitalise on them to make alpha returns.
The lull in the market kicks off with the start of FIFA World Cup 2018. Instead of stock screeners, punters and speculators turn to their TV screens as the World Cup tournament divert attention away from the stock market. Not surprisingly, as historical volatility data from past tournaments would suggest, fund flow tends to be net negative as die-hard fans and punters bet on soccer matches instead.
Global stocks extended their decline on renewed trade war concerns that cast a dark cloud on global markets. Trump has announced that his administration will impose tariffs on US$34 billion worth of Chinese imp...
Hong Kong public utilities stocks tend to buck the trend each time the Hang Seng Index sees a drastic fall. Amidst geopolitical tensions and uncertainties, top tier safe haven stocks the likes of CLP Holdings Ltd (002.HK), HK Electric Investments Ltd (2638.HK), Power Assets Holdings Ltd (006.HK), and Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd (003.HK) are able to attract funds.
As the June holiday season comes to an end, many would have returned from their vacations overseas feeling well rested as they go into the second half of the year. An essential part of the travelling experience includes staying at comfortable hotels for a much-deserved rest. Seasonally, hospitality sector tends to see higher activities in the later part of the year and hence why hospitality-related stocks tend to perform more positively.
Five STI stocks that have consistently increased its dividends over the past 5 years are SATS, ComfortDelGro, Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic and HongKong Land. These five stocks make up almost 15% of the STI weight & averaged a dividend yield of 3.0% in 2017.
In the second part of this two-part series, we continue to highlight four front-running stocks that DBS recommends investors to invest in the new digital era.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC producers have collectively agreed to raise supply as of 1 July 2018, which deals with the unplanned supply disruptions in Venezuela, Iran, Libya and Nigeria.
The telco industry has been heating up with the much-anticipated entry of the fourth telco and mobile network operato TPG Telecom by the end of the year.
Singapore’s digital transformation is a real and happening movement. Since 2014, the Smart Nation programme was launched to integrate technology into daily lives and businesses to enhance productivity and raise Singaporeans’ overall living standard.