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) is up 0.25% to 3,202 points as of the time of writing (9:26am, 15 October 2014). But, the market seems to have fallen over the past few weeks, stoking fears of a full blown correction. If a market correction does hit, are you prepared for it? Find out how you can protect yourself if that happens.

2. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a consultation paper looking for ways to improve and strengthen the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) market in Singapore. Some of the proposed changes to REIT regulations include increasing REITs’ ability to borrow. How might these changes affect REITs and how you invest in them? Here’s what you need to know.

3. Jardine Cycle and Carriage Limited (SGX: C07) has gained more than 300% in price over the past five years. Can the company continue growing strongly? Here’s what my colleague Chin Hui Leong thinks of the company.

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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 doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.