Category Archives: Jardine C&C

All about brokerage charges

Let’s face it. Over the years, technology has taken toll on many middle functions. Stock broking is no exception. It is no longer the, once-upon-a-time lucrative high-profile business. Commission rates offered by brokerage houses are so competitive that there are … Continue reading

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What can we expect from the American election?

Now that the American election is over, and Donald Trump has been announced to be the president-elect. The inauguration is scheduled to be on 20 January 2017. As a biggest economy in the world, we can expect big event changes … Continue reading

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Understanding brokerage charges

Brokerage has come down significantly. I remember in the 90s, when I bought my first blue-chip bank, Overseas Union Bank, which had since been subsumed under United Overseas Bank (UOB), I paid something like $100 in additional fees including brokerage, … Continue reading

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Sell in May and go away strategy: Why not a contrarian view?

The old saying sell in May and go away strategy seemed to have taken its toll this year when STI was sharply sold down from 2960.78 on 21st April to 2730.8 on 6th May 2016, a drop of 230 points, … Continue reading

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If this stock market turmoil ends up in a liquidity crunch, do you know what the banks will do?

During the times when there is liquidity crunch, such as now when there is an impending interest rate hike in US or when there is a  stock market rout in the region, what is the most important thing for the banks? Yes, … Continue reading

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Jardine C&C: The price for being impatient

The trading of Jardine C&C rights issue had just ended following the annoucement to offer one right for every nine shares (1-to-9) owned in mid-June 2015. The conversion was at $26, at hefty discount of about 25% from its last trading price of … Continue reading

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