Category Archives: Definition

The meaning of EBITDA and EBIT and how to calculate them

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As beginners learning how and where to invest money in Singapore, you would have heard that there are two type of investors: fundamental and technical. Technical investors often given no regard to the underlying business. Instead, they often look at market price movement, often making predictions about future price changes through the interpretation of historic […]

Definitions: What is a perpetual bond and how does it work

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As beginners learning how and where to invest money in Singapore, we tend to have a unique interest in investment products that offer high dividend yield. This is the reason why many had invested in Reits such as Capitaland Commercial Trust, an associate of Capitaland and Mapletree Logistic Trust, an associate of Mapletree Investments. However, […]

The difference in meaning between subsidiary and associate

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Many a time when we are looking at how and where to invest money in Singapore, we will come across companies which seem to related to a group but is separately listed. One good example will be Capitaland Mall Trust and Capitaland Commercial Trust. While they bear the name ‘Capitaland’, they are not the same […]

What are dividends and is a high yield strategy viable

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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

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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 […]