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. Christmas has just ended, but that doesn’t mean that Christmas shopping needs to stop. For those of you who would like to get some stock market gifts for yourself, check out here to see why my colleague Stanley Lim is interested in three stocks which include Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68).

2. By now, the steep decline in the price of oil should be a familiar thing for most investors. The low price of oil has caused many oil & gas stocks to fall and thus carry seemingly attractive valuation numbers on the surface. Problem is, cheap valuations need not equate to a bargain. For more of my thoughts on the subject, jump in here!

3. SembCorp Marine Ltd (SGX: S51) is another one of those oil & gas stocks that has been battered as a result of the weak macro-economic environment. Is this a good investing opportunity for investors? Thing is, there are important risks to note with the company – find out more here.

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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.