Following my last post, I received a few queries around DIY options. Many obviously still prefer to invest on their own and save the payment to financial advisors. Actually, it is not that difficult to DIY as long as you have time and interest to do proper research. In fact, it can be very fulfilling. … Continue reading Searching for Fixed Income Investments
If you are looking for risk free investment, you can consider Singapore Government Bond. Ever since, my first purchase in Jan - see here, I visit the MAS website of the Singapore Government Securities regularly to check for new issues. And guess what, 2 new issues are opened this week. One issue is the One Year … Continue reading SG Bonds are worth considering too and are available now
I just applied for the 5 years SG Govt Bond that was opened for application. It is my first purchase of this investment instrument. The specific code for this bond is N519100A and you can click-through to get more details. It can be applied via ATM and Internet Banking and closes on 12 noon 29 … Continue reading Bought My First SG Government Bond
If you are like me who have started buying SSB since it was launched and/or through 2016 & 2017, you may want to examine your returns from your current SSBs and consider upgrading. First, let's see a chart that shows the 1st year yield of the monthly SSBs from the maiden issue to the most … Continue reading Time to upgrade your SSB yield if you have not done so!
I like to extend a warm welcome to the five new subscribers who joined us since the last blog post. Your support is a major motivator to me to keep this going. I am sure most of you would have heard of, read about or tracked the recent steep rise in the yields of 10 … Continue reading Dividends, Treasury Notes and Me
1/3/6 Months SIBOR rates are climbing fast Just went to have a look at the Sibor rates provided by DBS. Got a bit of a rude shock - the 1, 3 and 6 months Sibor rates for Jan 2018 are at the 3 years high (2015/2016/2017 & Jan 2018). 1 month is 1.331% (Q4 … Continue reading Rising rates – Its going to be painful
A few more days to apply for Singapore Saving Bond. Time to act if you have not. This post is because I believe SSB is the best place to “park” your war chest – safe and sound 😊 Details of This month’s Offer Issue: GX17070V Closes: 9.00pm, 27 June 2017 Results: After 3.00pm, 28 June 2017 Year … Continue reading July’17 SG Saving Bond Closing: A Friendly Reminder
About 2 weeks ago, Genting Singapore PLC announced that it will redeem its S$1800 Mln 5.125% Perpetual Subordinated Capital Securities (PSCS) and its S$500 Mln 5.125% PSCS on their next call dates of 12 September and 18 October 2017 respectively. Yesterday, I reviewed if it is still worthwhile to buy these two preference capital securities … Continue reading May still be worthwhile to buy Genting Preference Securities 5.125% now
One more week to apply for Singapore Saving Bond if you have not done it yet. Doing this because I believe SSB is the best place to "park" your war chest - safe and sound 😊 Details of This month’s Offer Issue: SBJUN17 GX17060T Closes: 9.00pm, 26 Apr 2017 Results: After 3.00pm, 26 Apr 2017 Yields … Continue reading Have you bought Jun’17 Singapore Saving Bond?
Contributed by: Warriortan, #investforyourself, #fixedincome, #bonds, #preference shares, #Reits Are you a relatively conservative investor that are happy to receive a stable, regular and decent return BUT are not so risk adverse as to want to park your money only in "risk-free" investments like government bonds, fixed deposits etc? Then these investments types may interest … Continue reading Corporate Bonds, Preference Shares, Reits – How to decide?