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The Weekly Nibble: Singapore REITs and Blue-Chip Stocks in Focus

Here are some of the most popular articles that have appeared on the Motley Fool Singapore’s website this week.

1. 4 Types of REITs to Avoid

By purchasing real estate investment trusts (REITs), investors can get exposure to the property market with very little money, as opposed to buying the properties outright. However, not all REITs are made the same. In the article here, I explore four types of REITs that investors should avoid to protect their portfolio.

The REITs discussed in the article are CapitaLand Commercial Trust (SGX: C61U), First Real Estate Investment Trust (SGX: AW9U) and AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT (SGX: O5RU).

2. Earnings Season: Blue-Chip Stocks In The Spotlight

Amid all the short-term worries surrounding the stock market, Jeremy Chia discusses the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) stocks he is keeping an eye on during the current earnings season. He is also looking out for the REITs and stapled trusts that do not hedge their debt or have borrowings that are due soon. Jump into Jeremy’s article here to know more.

Two of the largest blue-chips, in terms of market capitalisation, discussed in the article are DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05) and CapitaLand Limited (SGX: C31).

3. Institutional Investors Have Been Buying These 3 Stocks

Lawrence Nga, in his article here, delves into three blue-chip stocks that had the highest net purchases by institutional investors for the week ended 13 July 2018.

The three companies highlighted in the article are DBS, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX: Z74), and Genting Singapore PLC (SGX: G13).

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended units of CapitaLand Commercial Trust and First Real Estate Investment Trust, and shares of DBS Group Holdings Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P owns units in CapitaLand Commercial Trust.