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Dealing with smaller board lot sizes

Watch the fees and partial fills, don't diversify too much, and use the opportunity to test your ideas.

With the Singapore Exchange cutting the size of its standard board lot from 1,000 to 100 shares, retail investors can start building their nest eggs with smaller amounts of money.

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) will make a long-awaited change today to cut the size of its minimum trading unit - known as a standard board lot - from 1,000 to 100 shares.

For the retail investor, the change means easier access to certain stocks which had a high absolute share price in the...

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