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SI Research: 3 Stocks With Disappointing Results

Despite an overhang on the equities markets due to the ongoing trade tensions and worries about the economic slowdown, most companies generally continue to deliver decent results for the last quarter. Some of the key highlights in this earnings season include Keppel Corporation announcing a turnaround of its offshore and marine division. Meanwhile, local bank DBS Group Holdings also achieved record quarterly net profit of $1.7 billion rising 8.5 percent year-on-year, which helped to lift Straits Times Index temporarily above the 3,400 level closing at 3,407.02 on 29 April 2019.

SI Research: Fuel Your Returns With Union Gas Holdings

On the lookout for stable businesses whose products and services are always in demand, Union Gas Holdings (Union Gas) is one such company that caught our attention. Listed on the Singapore Exchange a couple of years back in July 2017 at $0.25 a share, Union Gas is a leading supplier of bottled Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders to more than 180,000 domestic households in Singapore. People need to eat in order to survive, and in so doing they would require bottled LPG to cook their meals.

Dow Jones Sets To Test Record High

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) climbed to 26,656.39 on 23 April 2019 which is not too far away from the all-time high of 26,743.50 achieved in September 2018. Despite all the talks of an imminent reces...
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SI Research: Following The Big Boys

Institutional investors are organizations that manage large pools of money - including mutual funds, pension funds, banks, insurance companies or hedge funds – and unlike retail investors, they are the ones which have the financial muscles and positions often large enough to dictate the direction of the markets. As William O’Neil, founder of Investor’s Business Daily and author of best-seller “How to Make Money in Stocks” wrote in his book, “It takes big demand to push up prices, and by far the biggest source of demand for stocks is institutional investors. These large investors account for the lion’s share of each day’s market activity.” Hence, savvy investors regularly look at the funds flow of institutional investors, or often referred to as the “smart money”, for an indication of how the market is likely to move. Likewise, it is probably not such a good idea to stand in their ways should institutions are looking to sell.

Markets Supported By Accomodative Policies

US equity markets moved higher underpinned by the Federal Reserve meeting minutes which confirmed the central bank’s dovish stance without further rate hikes this year. However, before any concrete deal has bee...
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SI Research: Dairy Farm Or Sheng Siong, Which Is A Better Buy?

Dairy Farm International Holdings (Dairy Farm), a leading pan-Asian retailer, operates over 9,700 outlets across 11 Asian countries as at 31 December 2018. The group’s food segment, which consists of businesses in supermarkets/ hypermarkets and convenience stores comprising internationally well-known brands such as Cold Storage, Giant and 7-Eleven, collectively constituted around 70.2 percent of its top-line in FY18. The remaining revenue came from the group’s health and beauty, restaurants and home furnishings segments each contributing 14.7 percent, 11.8 percent and 3.3 percent respectively.