Followers of my blog would know that besides my equity portfolio, I have an index portfolio that I mentioned periodically. Started in 2017, it has since quadrupled in size. Different from my equity portfolio, my index fund portfolio is made up fully of ETFs. Furthermore, it goes beyond just equity ETFs to include Bond, Gold … Continue reading Mid Year Review (4) – Growing my Index Portfolio Steadily
Sep has been a lacklustre month in terms of stock performance. All 3 indices (STI, Hang Seng Index and S&P 500) that I have been tracking closely are down for the month. The only silver lining was the SReit. Overall, I suffered more paper losses. Sign, what to do but to hang on ... Photo … Continue reading Dull Sep Performance … Look forward to corporate activities in Oct
My regular readers would know that I have a special portfolio that holds all my investments in index ETFs and unit trusts. This index portfolio has grew from 20% at start of the year to 30% of my total investment today. It grew partially because of my monthly regular fixed investments in selected ETFs (capital … Continue reading Index portfolio holding up well!
As of today, the Bonds : Equities : Gold : Reits ratio is 34% : 42.5% : 5% : 18.5%. very close to my target ratio of 35% : 40% : 5% : 20%. There is a request for me to share the composition of my index portfolio, so here's it goes ... the main … Continue reading Composition of My Index Portfolio
Some of you who have started following my blog earlier may remember that I have an Index Portfolio (modeled after a permanent portfolio concept) alongside my Growth/Income Portfolio. It has been a long time since I last spoke about it, so I thought I will do it today. While I was actively managing (aka trading) … Continue reading Index Portfolio Delivering its Value
If you are a Singapore resident and hoping to rely on dividends as a main form of your passive income, you don't have to look overseas, our Singapore market is a great place to help you do so. Finding that difficult to believe ... just read the following: STI ETFDon't know how to choose stock, … Continue reading SG : A Great place for Dividend Seekers
This weekend I decided to review the performance of the Reits "ETF" available to local investors. Thinking it was probably a boring routine task, BOY!, I was stunned by what I found. Hence, I decided to share them with you below ... There are 2 listed Reits ETFs on the Singapore stock market. They are: … Continue reading Surprise in Reits ETFs Review!
I just reviewed my index fund portfolio this morning and thought of sharing it with you. If you may remember I posted an article in March when I first set up the index fund portfolio. See link. I am glad to mention that since then, I have made good progress in shaping it closer towards the … Continue reading My Index Fund Portfolio – 2Q17 Update
Contributed by: Warriortan 1. Setting up my Index Funds Portfolio (IFP) For those of you who were involved earlier, you may remember that I wanted to initiate an (passive) Index Funds Portfolio -IFP - as a trial for (hopefully) a "stress free type" investment approach and to evaluate if it would match or beat my … Continue reading Shaping my Index Funds Portfolio
Contributed by: warriortan 1. WHAT ARE ETFs? ETFs are open-ended investment funds listed and traded on a stock exchange. They aim to track, replicate or correspond to the performance of an underlying index or asset. ETFs provide access to a wide variety of markets and asset classes. Similar to trading any stock, you may buy … Continue reading SGX listed ETFs