The Weekly Horse: Responding to Criticism on Temasek’s Astrea IV Bonds

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Criticism on the Astrea IV Bonds Given the massive debate over Temasek's 4.35% p.a. Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds that is raging on this...

Why are the Temasek T2023 2.7% Retail Bonds so hot?

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As most of you are aware, last week’s Temasek T2023 2.7% 5 year Retail Bonds sold like Bread Talk’s pork floss buns when they...

The Weekly Horse: Dilemma of a 40 year old REIT investor

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For the past week, I've been conversing with a reader with a very unique financial situation. I've summarised the key points below (keeping his...

Review of Astrea V 3.85% Class A-1 Secured Bonds: Worse than Astrea IV?

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Update: Balloting Results are out! Check out the post here for the full results. I loved Astrea IV. I loved it so much that when...

Allianz SGD Income Plus II Review – Monthly dividend pay-out of 3.5% – 4.5%...

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  In response to the recent Temasek Bonds offered at 1.8%, many of you commented that the interest rate was too low. So when OCBC approached...

Rights issues for Singapore REITs – Decision making process (Keppel KBS REIT)

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I recently received this question from a reader: Hi FH It’s my first time having to make a decision on a rights issue. Are you able to...

Why I am not buying Mapletree Commercial Trust at $1.84

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  In last week’s article, I shared that (1) I disliked the MCT-MNACT merger, and (2) I would consider adding at $1.8 to $1.9. By Tuesday...

Where would I invest $200,000 in Singapore REITs now? (2020)

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So I received this question from a REITs MasterClass member: Thanks FH.  I have a hypothetical question that if an investor were to invest SGD$200,000 into...

Are REITs a good investment in 2020? When to buy REITs?

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What an absolute monster of a rally this week! As at time of writing, the S&P500 is at 2750, which is a perfect 50%...

REPs Invest Review: Resale Endowment Policies

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by REPs Invest, all opinions and views expressed in this article are courtesy of Financial Horse. I’ve never really...

Lendlease Global REIT IPO – Why I’m subscribing for this IPO

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You know that the IPO market in Singapore is not doing so great when the Lendlease Global REIT IPO becomes the “Biggest” IPO all...

Top 5 REITs to buy now (2018/2019)

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REITs have been getting a lot of bad flak recently. I like to think that this is down to 2 reasons. Firstly, because REITs are...

Astrea V Debrief: Do I regret buying these bonds?

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For those who missed it, the balloting results for Astrea V were out on Wednesday, and the bonds started trading on the SGX on...

Keppel KBS US REIT: Why I loaded up on this 10.1% yielding REIT

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In the spirit of full disclosure, please note that I hold an existing stake in Keppel KBS US REIT. As background, when the unit...

First REIT update – Would I subscribe for the Rights Issue?

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After our last article on First REIT, I received a lot of comments asking for a deep dive into Lippo Karawaci, and for my...