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3 Things You Need To Know About The Singapore Share Market Today

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are three things you might want to look at today for Singapore’s share market.

1. The Straits Times Index (SGX; ^STI) has opened at 3,276.74 points today, down 0.5% for the week. Although the market seems to be rather bearish lately, the Index has actually generated returns of about 6.9% per annum for the past 5 years and 8.3% per annum for the past 10 years. Find out more about it here.

2. The political tension in Hong Kong seems to be growing by the day. Shares related to the city has been falling for the past few days. Find out here if the protest is going to affect Hong Kong based company, Hongkong Land Holdings Ltd (SGX: H78). Is the recent crisis an opportunity for investors or the beginning of further challenges down the road?

3. No matter how effective is the regulation in the stock market, there is still a risk of investing into fraudulent companies. Investors should be alert about the danger of investing. Find out why it is never enough to rely on the regulations and that the best defence in the market is yourself.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Stanley Lim does not own any company mentioned above