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John Tan has been Vice President of BlueTrust Investments Corporation for 6 years since the mid-90’s. He has since moved on, to be a professional full-time trader.

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Why REITs Are a Popular Way To Invest in the Singapore Real Estate Market

Why REITs Are a Popular Way To Invest in the Singapore Real Estate Market

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Singapore, property is one of the most popular assets that Singaporean investors like to place their money in. From an overall point of view, the reason behind this is simple. Property investments are naturally protected against inflation and they are also tangible which uniquely distinguishes them from other types of similar assets. Not only [...]

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Deciding Between Investing in REITs or Property Developer Stocks in Singapore

Deciding Between Investing in REITs or Property Developer Stocks in Singapore

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

When considering investing within the Singapore Real Estate Market, investors typically have the option of purchasing property developer stocks, or REITs. Both types of financial products have their own benefits and disadvantages. The ultimate choice regarding the type of financial product to opt for can only be realized after careful consideration of the requirements and [...]

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Why and How to Start Investing in Singapore REITs

Why and How to Start Investing in Singapore REITs

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sometime after the global financial crisis of 2008, REITs within Singapore have flourished because of the excellent yield returns and safety of the investments. These days, the REIT market within Singapore is considered to be quite stable both in terms of growth and performance. Here are a couple of reasons why you might want to [...]

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An Overview of REITs in light of the Singapore Financial Market

An Overview of REITs in light of the Singapore Financial Market

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the best ways to ensure a comfortable life after retirement is to invest in financial products whose value appreciates consistently over time. Investing in property and allowing it to appreciate over time is a good strategy. However, considering the difficulty of investing into real estate markets throughout the world, a much better alternative [...]

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Important facts regarding Singapore REITs

Important facts regarding Singapore REITs

| June 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Within the last two years, the Singapore REIT industry has performed quite well as compared to other similar financial products. There are many reasons as to why this has happened. Two of the most pertinent factors related to the popularity of Singapore REITs are that they provide significantly stable yield as well as liquidity, which [...]

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Current and Projected Performance of the Singapore REIT market

Current and Projected Performance of the Singapore REIT market

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Future projections by certain financial authorities within Singapore have stipulated that local interest rates within Singapore will remain low till 2014 at least. The reasons behind this can be attributed to the slow moving economy, as well as the strength of the Singapore Dollar, in conjunction with low US interest rates. For REITs, this is [...]

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Singapore REITs – Determining A REITs True Performance

Singapore REITs – Determining A REITs True Performance

| May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The first ever REIT to arrive on the Singapore REIT market was CapitaMall Trust which came into existence almost a decade ago. Since then, CapitaMall has continued to dictate terms within the Singapore REIT market and with a current market value of about $7.4b is considered to be at the top of the food chain. [...]

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How To Valuate a REIT and Tell If It’s Worth Buying

How To Valuate a REIT and Tell If It’s Worth Buying

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Whenever you want to invest in a particular financial product, you have to realize ways on how to valuate the the product in question. These days, within the Singapore financial markets, REITs have gained considerable popularity because of their high performance and consistent growth. Since REITs provide a higher yield as compared to other similar [...]

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How To Use Trailing Stop Loss

How To Use Trailing Stop Loss

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the things that you should know is when to exit a trade, or how to set a stop loss point, and this can be done through a variety of means. In this article, we will be discussing how to set a stop loss point with the Parabolic Stop-and-Reversal (SAR) indicator. The Parabolic SAR [...]

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Universal Principles of Successful Trading Review

Universal Principles of Successful Trading Review

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a review of the trading book, “Universal Principles of Successful Trading: Essential Knowledge for All Traders in All Markets“, by Steve Burns. This book is excellent for traders that are ready for it. You need a foundation in trading to understand its importance and take the principles seriously. Once you are through the [...]

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