Monthly Archives: April 2017

Capital reduction

We all know that for a company to operate, there is always a need for capital. Capital can come in the form of cash input from the owners of the company and, if the company has been profit-making, funds can … Continue reading

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Striking the football with two legs, not one

Several days ago, The Straits Times published an article entitled “Singapore stocks pay best dividends across Asia”. Indeed it is true. Even with the current market run-up, many blue chips companies have been paying a nominal dividend of about 3-4% … Continue reading

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The key lies in the operating environment

We know that a bond is a lending instrument. It involves putting up a sum of money upfront as an initial capital or outlay to a company or organization. To compensate for the loss of use of the money, we … Continue reading

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Just wanting to be a denim jeans provider for the gold rush

This stock was purchased in a few tranches around the peak of the global crisis. It appeared that everyone in the market believed that the company was to close down soon. Thanks to the previous financial year in 2008, its … Continue reading

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