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Part of Investor-One Portal: An SGX Initiative

Part of Investor-One Portal: An SGX Initiative

We’re officially part of the SGX joint-initiative, Investor-One!

The Investor-One portal was created to give more awareness to Catalist-listed stocks, and officially released on the 10th anniversary of the Catalist.

Through this new website, retail investors can see exclusive editorials, performance ratings, quick facts, recent IPOs, an academy to help young investors and social sentiments (powered by our finest investing community).

A screenshot of The Investor-One website.

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Top SGX Stocks Every Investor Needs To Know in 2017

Top SGX Stocks Every Investor Needs To Know in 2017

Our Singapore stock exchange (SGX) offers more than 700 stocks in total.

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The Singapore Stock Exchange, SGX

These 700+ Singapore stocks consist of blue chips, dividend stocks, growth stocks, value stocks, penny stocks etc. So, where do investors start from?

Some of the key screening criterias investors use to categorise stocks include dividend yield, price to earning (P/E) ratio, sharebuy back and more.

Here, we’ve compiled a top SGX stock list (non-exhaustive) according the various criterias for your reference.

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Magnus Bocker, Ex CEO of SGX, Passes Away

Magnus Bocker, Ex CEO of SGX, Passes Away

Magnus Bocker, who led the SGX after the global financial crisis, has died of cancer at the age of 55. Here’s how SGX faired under him.

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Prior to Mr Bocker’s role as SGX CEO from 2009 to 2015, he was the President of the Nasdaq Stock Market, and before that, he was the creator of OMX, the Nordic exchange. Mr Bocker held over three decades of experience in the financial industry and was often regarded as a driving force for change.

Here’s a recap of Magnus Bocker’s journey and some of the significant events during his tenure with SGX:

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SGX is bringing back lunch break during trading hours

SGX is bringing back lunch break during trading hours

It’s official: SGX is bringing back the lunch break, after six years since 2011.

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The key purpose why the break was removed back then, was a strong bid to perk the market and raise trading volumes. However, brokers admitted that removing the lunch break was not very effective.

The SGX also announced that it will be widening bid spreads for certain stocks.

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