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3 Things You Need To Know About the Singapore Stock 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. Stop-loss orders are a common thing in the stock market that’s used by many investors to prevent themselves from making losses. But, there are actually big risks associated with stop-losses. For more on the topic, check out my thoughts here.

2. The price of oil has collapsed pretty dramatically since hitting a peak of more than US$100 per barrel in the middle of 2014. That has caused the share price of many oil-related companies like Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX: BN4) and Sembcorp Marine Ltd (SGX: S51) to fall in tandem. How low will oil go? My colleague David Kuo has tried to shed some light on this complicated question recently. Jump in here to find out more!

3. The stock market has been volatile of late. How can investors handle that? That’s something my Foolish colleague Chin Hui Leong has mulled over. Hit the link for more of his thoughts.

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.