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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 weekend.

1. The aptly-named hospitality real estate owner Ascendas Hospitality Trust (SGX: Q1P) has a lip-smacking yield of 7.3% at the moment. But before you dive headfirst into the REIT, here are some key things to note about the trust, courtesy of my colleague Chin Hui Leong.

2. With Singapore’s stock market entering bear-market territory today, it won’t be an uncommon thing to see many stocks hovering above their 52-week lows. But, just because a share has fallen in price does not necessarily mean it’s a bargain.

Banking giant DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05) and mail & logistics outfit Singapore Post Limited (SGX: S08) are both very near their respective 52-week lows. Are they bargains? That’s something my colleague James Yeo has shared his thoughts on; jump in here for more.

3. Blue chips are often thought of as relatively safer stocks to invest in than non-blue chips. But, is that perception really true? Hui Leong has dug into the topic earlier today, so you can check out here for more of his thoughts.

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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.