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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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REITs: From an investor’s perspective

Yes, Real Estate Invest Trusts (REITs) are attractive. With about 6-8% yield, they are certainly mouth-watering investments in view of the paltry low bank interest rate. When REIT was first introduced as SingMall Property Trust in early 2000, it was … Continue reading

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How do we see perpetual bonds?

It is not uncommon to see companies dishing out bonds that are sliced into very small denominations to attract retail investors. During the past three months or so, we see at least 2-3 per month. These bonds are certainly not … Continue reading

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