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

Welcome to Wednesday 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 volatile of late and some may point that as an example of why stocks are risky. But if we are investing for the long-term, volatility and actual investing risk are two very different things. My colleague Chin Hui Leong has explored the topic recently – check here out for his thoughts.

2. SATS Ltd (SGX: S58) will become a new constituent of the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) soon. But, does this make the company a worthwhile investing target? Thing is, the answer to the question would have to depend heavily on SATS’s valuation. This is something that Chong Ser Jing, another of my colleague, had looked at recently. Jump in here for more!

3. China’s economy is currently experiencing a fundamental shift from being export-led to consumer-led. How might this shift affect China-based but Singapore-listed companies like Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd (SGX: BS6) and Cosco Corporation (Singapore) Limited (SGX: F83)? This is something I had I thought about recently. 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 does not own any companies mentioned above.