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