THE Straits Times Index (STI) generated annualised total returns of 9.2 per cent over 10 years from end-2008 to end-2018, thanks to the boost from reinvestment of dividends.

THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas. We won't have chestnuts roasting on an open fire and we won't have Frosty the Snowman - it's much too warm for that in Singapore....

BT EXCLUSIVE

AS interest rates perk up and bond yields rise, investors betting on Reits and other erstwhile defensive "bond proxy" dividend stocks for income are being forced to rethink their...

THE FOOL’S EYE VIEW

PRIVATE investors love shares in property developers. And they can find them in just about every stock market in the world. But shares in these builders can also be unnervingly volatile. That...

ELECTRONIC components distributor Serial System has proposed to distribute a special dividend of one Singapore cent per share, following the disposal of its Australian laundry business.