Category Archives: Z-FINANCIAL EDUCATION

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Bank scrip dividends – Good or no good?

[Abstract – The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many companies in an effort to conserve cash to maintain liquidity. Consequently, many companies, have introduced the scrip dividend scheme in hope to beef up company cash hoards to cushion this trying time. … Continue reading

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How to calculate the number of scrip dividends for your stocks

Very often, the stocks that we have, may entitle us scrip shares in lieu of cash dividends. While all these information can be found in the scrip dividend notice of election form that will be sent to us following the … Continue reading

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Venture Corporation

Since hitting close to $30 per share for a relatively short period of time in early 2018, the share price of Venture Corporation has been hovering below $20 and to even below $16 during the Covid-19 pandemic lock-down period. For … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines – The harsh operating environment

Ask an American during the 90s whether they know Singapore Airlines (SIA), you are likely to get a confirmed yes. But when you ask him where Singapore was, you may not get a very clear answer. That spoke volumes about … Continue reading

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Sembcorp shareholders’ hands are tight

It has been more than a week since the submission of a proposal to SGX by Sembcorp Industry and her subsidiary Sembcorp Marine (SCM) to raise fund of $2.1b for the SCM, and for the demerger between the two entities. … Continue reading

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Looking for certainties in the environment of uncertainties

Recent poll: In a recent poll of A sure win of $200 60% of win of triple of $200 and 30% of a loss of double of $200 There were altogether 58 respondents to this poll, of which 37 (representing … Continue reading

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Demerger of Sembcrop Industries (SCI) & Sembcorp Marine (SCM)

On 8 June 2020, Sembcorp Industries (SCI) and its subsidiary, Sembcorp Marine (SCM), jointly announced a proposal of $2.1 billion renounceable rights issue for SCM. This involves a 5:1 rights issue to existing SCM shareholders as well as Temasek Holding … Continue reading

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The lockdown mailers

10th to 14th March 2020: The market was very bad. The STI tanks around 16% (2960.93 to 2493.95) and was still on the way down. The Dow Jones also had a bad outing. The worst performing stocks on the SGX … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines (SIA)

On the requests of students concerning the recent SIA rights and MCB R, I have made a video to explain the technicalities of the rights issue. The last time I had SIA shares was more than 10 year ago While … Continue reading

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Investing lessons to learn from the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

The past 2 months or so has been quite punitive for stock investors and traders alike. Despite a few early cases of Covid-19, the month of February had been almost a non-event. The STI, despite sinking gradually, continued to stay … Continue reading

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