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

Welcome to Wednesday evening! Here are three things about Singapore’s share market that you might want to look at today and over the rest of the week.

1. What’s the secret behind building a great portfolio? Is it the act of jumping in and out of shares on the wimps of the latest economic news? Or is it the ability to process reams of economic data to come out with the countries with the best performing stock markets in the year ahead?

Turns out, building a strong investing portfolio does not involve any of that, as my colleague David Kuo had shared in a recent piece of his. For more of his thoughts on what exactly goes into a great portfolio, jump in here.

2. Ever wondered which tourism-related firm between Genting Singapore PLC (SGX: G13) and Straco Corporation Ltd (SGX: S85) might be a better dividend share? My colleague Chong Ser Jing had dug into this question earlier today so you can check out his thoughts here.

3. Tracking companies that have been buying back their own shares can be a useful way to look for potential bargains. Currently, companies like Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (SGX: E5H)United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11) and Sats Ltd (SGX: S58) have been engaged in share buybacks. Are they bargains? Join me as I find out more.

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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 owns Straco Corporation Ltd.