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3 Ways Not to Make Money with Bitcoins

Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies are the rage these days. Hardly a day goes by without reading about them in the news or your social media feeds. There are so many articles on bitcoins or other crytocurrencies (for the ease of writing, I will refer to all crytocurrencies as Bitcoins from this point onwards) that I don’t need to repeat […]

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Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange Starts Trading

Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange

Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX), the world’s first commodity exchange for physically settled diamonds, finally started trading last month. The SDiX is a platform for investors to buy diamonds that are GIA-certified. It has UOB Kay Hian as it’s pioneer broker and currently (till end of June 2016) UOB Kay Hian is giving a 10% commission rebate on diamond trades. […]

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Hyflux Preference Shares 2016

Hyflux Preference Shares

Hyflux recently announced that they will be issuing preference shares (perpetual securities) again. The previous public offer of Hyflux preference shares was back in April 2011. Added 19 May 2016 at 1130hrs : This 2016 tranche is called perpetual securities unlike the 2011 issue which Hyflux called perpetual preference shares. While there are some accounting […]

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Oxley Bonds 2016 Prospectus – 4 years @ 5.15% p.a.

Oxley Bonds

A couple of days ago, Oxley Holdings announced that they were issuing $150 million worth of 4-year bonds with an interest rate of 5.15% p.a. This offer comes hot on the heels of similar bonds offered by other companies like Aspial and Perennial. The interesting thing is that all of them are in the property […]

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The End of Indiabulls Trust

The end of Indiabulls

Indiabulls Property Investment Trust (IPIT) will probably go down in record as one of the worst (if not the worst) property related business trust in Singapore. Indiabulls (IPIT) invests in premier commercial space in India. Shareholders who invested from their IPO in 2008 and held on all the way would have lost almost all their […]

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