Category Archives: Definition

What are dividends and is a high yield strategy viable

What are dividends and is a high yield strategy viable picture

In learning how to invest in Singapore, you will often hear the words ‘dividend’ and ‘dividend yield’ being tossed around in analytical speak. However, what are these and how are they calculated. Dividend is a payment from the company to its shareholders. This payment is often a percentage of the company’s earnings over the last […]

Bond Definition: What is duration and the formula for it

Bond Definition: What is duration and the formula for it For those who are learning how and where to invest money in Singapore as a beginner, it can be interesting to invest in fixed income. Within Singapore, Fixed Income is not as common an investment vehicle as public equities. However, that does not prevent us […]

Different definition of Business Trust and Reit in Singapore

Different definition of Business Trust and Reit in Singapore picture

Those who are learning how to invest their money in Singapore will be very interested in the Real Estate Investment Trust Space. For many, buying into a good REIT with high dividend yield and strong consistent DPU growth means that they will get to enjoy the distribution of the REIT’s earnings every quarter. However, apart […]

What is the meaning of Asset under management in Singapore

As a beginner learning how and where to investment money in Singapore, you will come across this term ‘asset under management’ frequently. However, what is Asset Under Management and how is it different from total Assets? Who uses Asset under Management? Many investment management firms use the term. This can include real estate companies such […]

Definitions: What is Occupancy Rate | Formula

What is Occupancy Rate Investors who are beginning to learn how to invest money in Singapore often come across the portfolio occupancy rate. However what does this actually mean. Occupancy Rate is the ratio of rented to total floor area. The way floor area is calculated can vary. For a Mall, property managers have the […]

What is the formula and definition of net operating margin

formula and definition of net operating margin

In trying to build a REIT information base for Singaporeans who are wondering how to invest money in Singapore as a beginner, we can’t run away from the all important net operating margin. Net Operating Income is the amount of income that can be generated from the property after the deduction of operating expenses. Hence […]

What Asset Enhancement Initiatives is and why it’s important

What is Asset Enhancement Initiatives and why is it important for property managers? Those who are learning about where to invest their money in Singapore for beginners will have came across the notion of Asset Enhancement Initiatives (AEI) when they do their research on REITs and Property Managers. When we say a Property Manager is […]