3 Things You Need To Know About the Singapore Stock 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. The stock market has been in a swift and rapid decline these past few weeks.  The three major banks in Singapore –  DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Limited (SGX: O39), and United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11) – have not been spared from the carnage. In fact, they are all becoming cheaper by the day in terms of their price-to-book multiple. Are the banks cheap enough to become solid bargains?  This is a question that my colleague Chong Ser Jing has mulled over recently. Jump in here for more of his thoughts!

2. Ever thought that the stock market’s an unfair place that’s opaque and dangerous? Think again… because the stock market may be one of the fairest markets that most will come across in their lifetime. Here’s why.

3. Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68) brought in its highest ever annual revenue in its fiscal year ended 30 June 2015 (FY2015), finally breaking its previous record set eight years ago in FY2008. But is Singapore Exchange’s current growth sustainable? Turns out, there may be reasons to suspect that “No” could be an answer. 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 Stanley Lim doesn't own shares in any companies mentioned.