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

Welcome to the end of the week! 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. Are you thinking that you do not have the capital to start investing? It might surprise some, but the thing is, anyone can start investing with as little as a few hundred dollars. Here’s how you can start investing today even without huge sums of money.

2. Peter Lynch is one of the greatest investors of all time. What might his thoughts be about a long-term winner in Singapore’s stock market like Straco Corporation Ltd (SGX: S85)? Here’s how Lynch might analyse the firm.

3. Things just seem to get worse by the day for the oil & gas industry. In particular, Sembcorp Marine Ltd (SGX: S51) has not had a good year thus far. Earlier this week, the company received an order-termination from one of its clients, Marco Polo Marine Ltd (SGX: 5LY). That has come after a few quarters of declining profits and a weakening balance sheet for SembCorp Marine. Is the firm heading for more trouble? Here’s what I think.

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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.