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

Welcome to Friday 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 weekend.

1. It’s the earnings season again! Here’re some of the latest quarterly earnings releases that my colleagues have looked at:

2. Nelson Mandela is undoubtedly a remarkable man who has made an indelible imprint on the history of South Africa. After being locked up in prison for decades due to his struggle to end apartheid in the country, he was eventually released and went on to become the first black President of South Africa.

With his experiences in life, there’s so much that we can all learn from Mandela and my colleague Stanley Lim has indeed picked up a lesson or two from the great man. Here’s what Mandela can teach us about life and investing.

3. The price of oil is today less than half where it was at its 2014 peak. But, that may not be the end of it with Morgan Stanley’s analysts thinking that oil has room to fall further and may be in a multi-year slump.

Many oil & gas-related stocks in Singapore have already suffered (both in terms of their business results as well as their stock prices) as a result of the collapse in the price of oil which started in the second half of 2014. Given the carnage so far, can these oil & gas companies withstand a further decline in the price of oil which may stretch on for years? This is something I’ve looked into earlier today, so you can hit the link for 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 writer Chong Ser Jing doesn't own shares in any companies mentioned.