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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with SGX for the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge, which will be held on our platform!

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This challenge is only open to financial bloggers and finance professionals – trading representative/ remisier/ broker, fund manager, research analyst, financial advisor, who are over 18 years old.

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SGX ETF Fair + Media Appreciation Night

SGX ETF Fair + Media Appreciation Night

Last week was a busy week!

Our team had a humble opportunity to attend the Media Appreciation Night, organised by SGX at The Straits Clan. This event was for SGX to give back to the blogging community through a series of awards, for their hard work in keeping investment and financial knowledge demystified, free-flowing and accessible to the general public.

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The Fifth Person won the best independent investment website in the ‘GoTo.com’ category at the inaugural SGX Orb Awards organised by the Singapore Exchange (SGX)!

SGX CEO, Loh Boon Chye was also present to give out the awards! Congratulations, The Fifth Person!

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Koufu, SG’s Major Food Operator opens above IPO price at $0.65

Koufu, SG’s Major Food Operator opens above IPO price at $0.65

Koufu, Singapore’s most famous food court brand, gets listed with a market capitalisation of about S$350 million, with a P/E ratio of 12.94.

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Koufu Group, Singapore’s most well known food court operator on Wednesday made its debut on the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) mainboard at S$0.65, 2 cents or 3.2 per cent up on its initial public offering price of S$0.63 according to ChannelNewsAsia.

With a market capitalisation of about S$350 million, Koufu Group Limited’s listing will boost SGX’s consumer cluster to a total of 152 listings with combined market capitalisation of more than S$135 billion.

Pang Lim, Koufu’s executive chairman and chief executive officer, said its listing was “a vote of confidence for our group and a recognition of our established track record and growth plans.”

According to ChannelNewsAsia, at the close of Koufu’s public offer at 12 noon on July 16, 3,170 valid applications were received for 107.7 million shares. Application monies received amounted to about S$67.8 million, translating to the public offer being 17 times subscribed.

Koufu was founded by executive chairman and CEO Pang Lim in 2002. His wife and executive director, Ng Hoon Tien, is a co-founder.

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Their main business for the IPO is provision of F&B for food courts, coffee shops, as well as other establishments. They are also in charge of the management and operations of Punggol Plaza.

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SGX Active Traders Fair

SGX Active Traders Fair

Hi everyone, there is an upcoming Free event hosted by SGX on 14 Apr, Saturday.

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It’s called the Active Traders Fair. Do register for it as there is free lunch provided as well!

We will also be having a keynote session on how to get an edge using social sentiments in our platform.

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We’d see you there!

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Top Volume SGX-listed Stocks Update Today | 18 January 2018

Top Volume SGX-listed Stocks Update Today | 18 January 2018

18 January 2018. The Straits Times Index (STI) just closed at 3521.31 today.

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If you didn’t have time to check your stocks, here’s today’s top volume stocks.

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If you like this update, we’ve got more. Here’s an invitation to join our community and network of investors who’re actively sharing. It’s free and most importantly, these investors are out to help one another to get better investing outcomes. P.s. we also provide Free investing resources and tools like technical charts, stock data and prices!

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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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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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