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

Welcome to Monday evening! Here are three things about Singapore’s stock market and investing in general that you might want to look at today and over the rest of the week.

1. Calling commodities trader Noble Group Limited (SGX: N21) an unloved share would be something of an understatement – over the past three months, Noble has fallen by 34% to S$0.705 even as the SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3), a proxy for the market barometer the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), has dipped by just 1.2% in the same timeframe.

With its sharp decline, is Noble a bargain now? There are two key things to consider with the company when it comes to an answer for the question: It’s valuation as well as the quality of its business. I’ve taken a close look at the latter issue only a few days ago and you can check out my thoughts on how strong or weak Noble’s business is.

2. My colleague Stanley Lim had recently written about his journey in becoming an investor and how others can follow in his footsteps too. Jump in here to find out more!

3. Earlier today, I had identified five of Singapore’s cheapest shares using a particular valuation metric. But, there can be substantial risks with these shares despite them having very low valuations and that’s something investors have to know, lest they end up with a value trap. Find out more in here.

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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 writer Chong Ser Jing doesn't own shares in any companies mentioned.