3 Things To Know About The Singapore Stock Market Today

Welcome to the first Wednesday of 2016! Here are three things about Singapore’s stock market and investing in general that you might want to look at today and over the rest of the week.

1. After the oil and gas sector’s poor performance in 2015, is it time to look into oil & gas stocks for a possible turnaround? Before you jump into buying such investments, take a moment to read a few important considerations. Here’s my colleague Chin Hui Leong on the issue.

2. Does history repeat itself? Although we can learn a lot about an investment by looking at its history, it is important to note that studying history is not a fool proof method. Chong Ser Jing, another of my Foolish colleagues, had earlier today shared some instances when the use of history in investing ended up being dangerous.

3. Property cooling measures in Singapore have been implemented since 2009. But, how effective have they been? I’ve just taken a look at how property cooling measures in Singapore have impacted the property market and developers, so jump in here for my 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 Stanley Lim doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.