Tag Archives: Stock indices

Are we over yet?

Just two days ago, the FED raised the interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.5%. Going into year 2019, it is expected that there will be another two more hikes. In a scenario when global stock markets have already … Continue reading

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I was there 6 years ago

Today marks a little more than six years since this article was featured on The Sunday Times on 21 November 2010. The STI was 3197.3 then, and by today, it ended at 2859.33, about 10.6% down. It is time to … Continue reading

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Some notes about Investingnote

About two years ago when my stock-broker friend introduced InvestingNote to me, I was not exactly keen initially. The reason was that I have a business to develop and a family to take care. All these will draw away all … Continue reading

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Big funds are moving away from stock markets

Yes, it is confirmed. Funds are moving out of emerging market and the results have not been pretty. After two weeks of punitive sell-out, most of the indices have either gone below the year opening level or expected to move towards that. With the … Continue reading

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Market psychology – Are we at the market bottom?

Many people seemed to believe that the market is low now because we tend to anchor the stock price at where the stock price is at its maximum. Just a few months ago, it was 3500 on the STI and … Continue reading

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China’s 3rd devaluation within 3 days

China lowered in centre band once again for the 3rd day in this week to 1US$ : RMB6.401. For the past 3 days in succession, China had lowered its currency band 3 times. From RMB6.116 to RMB6.2289 to RMB6.3306 and to … Continue reading

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China’s devaluation may spark another currency crises and Asian stock market fallout

China made a surprise move to devalue its chinese yuan to US dollars. The mid-point range is now RMB6.230 instead of RMB6.116, a decrease of approximately 1.8%. This would have indicated that the chinese economy is not doing as well and … Continue reading

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