Wk 9 : Buy some more on weakness

The title speaks for itself. Week 9 was an interesting one. While we see the usual pattern that the Singapore STI took an opposite path to HK Hang Seng Index and US S&P500 and Nasdaq again, for a change, the STI went up 2% while the rest went down (HK was down 6%, Nasdaq down … Continue reading Wk 9 : Buy some more on weakness

Wk-8: Swing to Buy

Fast, its week 8 already. After weeks of selling, I started to open up my war chest and buy in the last fortnight. Most of my purchases were in Singapore and USA shares. Of the three markets that I pay most attention, Singapore continued to underperform against USA and Hong Kong in the last fortnight. … Continue reading Wk-8: Swing to Buy

End Jan 2021 Top-10 holding & Dividend Contributors

A short post to record the Top 10 holdings and dividend contributors (declared or went ex-div) as at end Jan 2021: Below is the table of Top-10 holding 1Suntec Reit 2OCBC3OUE Commercial Reit 4Ascendas Reit5UOB6Singtel 7IREIT8Netlink Trust 9Manulife Reit 10Hong Kong Land Key highlights (compared to end Dec 2020): DBS is out of Top10 holding … Continue reading End Jan 2021 Top-10 holding & Dividend Contributors

Jan 2021 – Hope & Exuberance

S&P 500 might have shed 1.9%, erasing its gains for January and 2021 to date and the last one week being its worst since October 2020. However, January 2021 has on a whole started with lots of hope in all markets (with vaccination started in many countries) and ended with plenty of exuberance in the … Continue reading Jan 2021 – Hope & Exuberance

Week 2 Highlights: CityDev, ARA LOGOS Rights & SPH Reit Dividends

STI finally broke through the 3000 points barrier yesterday. However, it did not make as much progress as previous week. The banks were subdued after a spectacular run last week. The winners this week were surprisingly the mid and small cap stocks. They gained almost 3x more compared to their bigger and bluer brothers. They … Continue reading Week 2 Highlights: CityDev, ARA LOGOS Rights & SPH Reit Dividends

2021 Target: Increase net worth by 5%

Trained by years of corporate life, making personal Tasks and Targets (T&T) for the year has become an annual affair. For my investment journey this year, I have set the following T&T for 2021: 1. Increase my net worth by 5% is the key overriding one. After failing to deliver on this target last year, … Continue reading 2021 Target: Increase net worth by 5%

Net Worth, Yield and Diversification – Gain and Losses

I started this year with the ambitions to achieve the following: Increase Net WorthMaintain Passive Income YieldReduce DebtImprove Diversification of PortfolioReduce Trading and Focus on InvestMore Self Learning and ImprovementDo More ExerciseReduce Weight Reflecting on what I have done and achieved this year, I realised the results was a mixed bag - I succeeded on … Continue reading Net Worth, Yield and Diversification – Gain and Losses

Diversify to US and HK

In my first reflection post, I shared about my key learning this year. In second, its about strengthening my portfolio for passive income. This third one is about diversification beyond our local shores to reduce exposure risk. US & HK Markets Besides Singapore, the two key markets that I have sizeable positions are US and … Continue reading Diversify to US and HK