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 week.

1. Stocks in Singapore seem to keep hitting new lows. The Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) is now more than 20% lower than its 52-week peak of 3,550 points in April 2015. The question is: How much lower can stocks go? My colleague Chong Ser Jing has dug into the question recently, so you can jump in here to find out more.

2. Surviving a bear market is key for long-term success in investing. After all, what doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger. Ser Jing had recently shared some of his thoughts on how we can best position ourselves to survive a bear market. Hit the link for more!

3. One company whose stock has been on a rough ride of late is SMRT Corporation Ltd (SGX: S53) – shares of the land transport services provider had slipped by 17% over the past year. What’s going on here? Chin Hui Leong, another of my fellow Fool, investigates.

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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.