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Hot Sector – Will the rally in Plantation stocks continue as CPO price hits five-month high?

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Malaysian palm oil futures rose to their highest in nearly five months yesterday charting a fourth day of gains, on a weaker ringgit and tracking gains in U.S. soy oil on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The benchmark palm oil contract for April delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange gained 0.9 percent to 2,283 ringgit ($552.12) a tonne at the close of trade. Continue reading Hot Sector – Will the rally in Plantation stocks continue as CPO price hits five-month high?

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Hot Sector – Seeking shelter in REITS

Wed 23 Jan 2019

With the uncertainties abound in the broad market, equity-based funds may have to seek shelter in either defensive or income-based stocks.

Among the latter, real estate investment trusts (REITS) which pay average dividend per unit of around 6% yearly have been recommended by analysts as viable stocks to hold in the current market environment. Continue reading Hot Sector – Seeking shelter in REITS

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Trading – The importance of Position Sizing in your trading system: Part 2

Wed 16 Jan 2019

 

In the first part of this article, we looked at why position sizing can single-handedly give a trader the biggest benefit of being very successful in the long run and some of the methods one can use to optimise the position sizing of trade positions in his portfolio. Continue reading Trading – The importance of Position Sizing in your trading system: Part 2

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Hot sector – Trading and tracking Insurance stocks for opportunities

Fri 11 Jan 2019

It was reported by the media (Edge Daily Online) that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has come out to say that Singapore insurer Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Bhd is exempted from Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) ruling on foreign ownership of local entities. Continue reading Hot sector – Trading and tracking Insurance stocks for opportunities