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New Order Types on SGX

Singapore Exchange (SGX) will be enhancing the types of orders for the stock market from 31 March 2014. This is a good catch-up by SGX as some of these orders are already commonly available on the exchanges of other more developed markets. The enhancements will offer investors more flexibility and convenience in their trading. The […]

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SGX Circuit Breaker to Start

On 24 February 2014, SGX will add circuit breakers as a new market safeguard. The reason for introducing circuit breakers is given as: In the event of rapid price movements, investors may not have time to make informed decisions when they trade. Given that the circuit breaker cooling-off period only lasts for 5 minutes, I […]

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MAS and SGX Propose Measures to Strengthen the Securities Market

Following the penny stock fiasco last year, MAS and SGX has proposed some measures to enhance orderly trading and transparency. The consultation paper can be found here: Review of Securities Market Structure and Practices Some key proposed changes include: Requiring customers to post a collateral of 5% on open positions by the end of the […]

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Do You Have Unclaimed Shares and Dividends?

From time to time, some people who invest in shares may forget to deposit their dividend cheques. Actually, “some people” is an understatement. More than 89,000 investors are actually owned a total of $68.3 million in unclaimed shares and dividends, and SGX is trying to locate them now. These unclaimed assets comprise of two main […]

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Do Not Focus on Price of Penny Stocks

In response to comments by SGX chief executive Magnus Bocker that stocks should not be trading at a few cents, I wrote a letter to ST Forum on 12 November 2013. My letter was published on 13 November 2013. I have appended a copy of my letter below. Do Not Focus on Price of Penny […]

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