3 Things You Need To Know About the Consumer Market This Week

Welcome to Sunday! Here are three things about Singapore’s consumer market that you might want to know for the week.

1. It is the earnings season in Singapore and some retailers had handed in their latest financial report cards during the week. Check out why profit at Eu Yan Sang International Ltd (SGX: E02) had dropped a stunning 38% and why OSIM International Ltd’s  (SGX: O23) shares had jumped by at least 6% after it announced its quarterly earnings.

2. Beer brewer and alcohol distiller Thai Beverage Public Company Limited  (SGX: Y92) is one of the largest consumer companies listed on the Singapore Exchange. My colleague David Kuo had recently taken a look at the company through the eyes of investing maestro Peter Lynch. Find out more in here.

3. One interesting way to invest into Singapore’s consumer market is through real estate investment trusts which own retail properties. As Singapore is home to one of the most established REIT markets in Asia, there is no storage of retail REITs here. My colleague Chin Hui Leong had recently dove deep into some of the tell-tale signs that can help investors separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to retail REITs. Jump in here to have a look.

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