Singapore Leads The World in Saving For Retirement

The tiny city state of Singapore is one of the best run countries in the world. Singapore is the world’s top saving country.Both the government and citizens take pride in responsibility and act accordingly. One of the areas that other countries can emulate from Singapore is saving for retirement.Unlike other developed countries including those in …

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The Straits Times Index (STI) of Singapore Long Term Returns: Charts

The FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) is the benchmark index of the Singapore equity market. The index is a capitalisation-weighted stock market index and tracks the performance of the top 30 companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. The index is up by over 12% YTD. However it is still down from the peak reached in 2007 before the global financial crisis. The …

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Comparing the Dividend Yield of Select Asian Equity Markets

Singapore’s has the highest dividend yield among Asian markets. The dividend yield of 3.7% based on the FTSE index for Singapore is the highest relative to other countries in Asia as shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge   Source: Singapore’s High Dividend Yields Grab Spotlight Again,SGX Of the countries shown above, India has the …

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Two Solid Reasons To Own Singapore Stocks

US investors looking to gain exposure to Asian equities should consider investing in Singapore. Unlike its neighbor Malaysia, the country is a well developed with a GDP per capita comparable to wealthy developed countries. Though China is a major trading partner, Singapore is diversified in terms of exports and imports with other major countries including the …

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