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 rest of the week.

1. During his National Day Rally speech a few days back, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long touched on some importance issues that investors need to think about. One of it is disruptive technologies and how companies and the government should approach the challenges. An important way to deal with disruption is to focus on continuous learning. This is where education companies can come into play.

2. iFAST Corporation Ltd (SGX: AIY) is one of the latest technology-related companies to be listed in Singapore. The company has an interesting business model whereby it acts as an online distributor of investment funds. Here are four key insights its chief executive shared in a recent interview.

3. Wilmar International Limited  (SGX: F34) reported a loss in the second-quarter of 2016. It was quite a shocking development given that it is the first ever quarterly loss for Wilmar since it became a listed entity a decade ago in 2006. What had transpired? Jump in here to find out.

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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 owns shares in Wilmar International.