03 September 2014

New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

New SGX trading rules: What you need to know

The sweeping regulations proposed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) do not lack for ambition in their scope.

As well as aiming to make investing in blue chips more active and affordable, they are geared towards curbing excessive speculation and market manipulation, improving the quality of listings, boosting transparency, and levelling the playing field for small investors.

01 September 2014

SGX to cut board lot size from Jan 19 next year

SGX to cut board lot size from Jan 19 next year

MARK this date - Jan 19, 2015. That's when retail investors will be able to start buying securities listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in smaller lots of 100 units from 1,000 units currently.

25 August 2014

Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark

Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark

Quantedge, which started with $3 million in October 2006, has increased its assets under management to $1.05 billion at the end of June, the fund’s Singapore-based management company Quantedge Capital Pte said yesterday in an e-mailed response to queries by Bloomberg News.

Asian hedge fund capital hits record as performance gains outstrip slower inflows

Asian hedge fund capital hits record as performance gains outstrip slower inflows

Total capital invested in Asian hedge funds rose to a record in the second quarter as gains based on the funds’ performance more than made up for a sharp slowdown in the entry of fresh capital, according to industry analysis firm Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

04 August 2014

Total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013)

Total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013)

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the joint central banking and financial regulatory authority, has reported that the total assets managed by Singapore-based fund managers grew by 11.8 per cent to USD945 billion last year, (2013).

03 August 2014

Updated Prop Trading

Updated Prop Trading. Added Neo & Partners Global, Grasshopper.

MAS, SGX to go ahead with proposed stock market reforms, sets minimum trading price


MAS, SGX to go ahead with proposed stock market reforms, sets minimum trading price

Companies listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will have to ensure their shares are worth at least 20 cents each, as authorities go ahead with proposed reforms aimed at curbing excessive speculation in the stock market.