Smart Reads of the Week: Invest Back in Singapore’s Future

2020-09-18     thesmartinvestor
Smart Reads of the Week: Invest Back in Singapore’s Future

With borders still shut and air travel largely prohibited, it’s virtually impossible to imagine going overseas for a holiday anytime soon.

You should perk up, though, as the government has just made it easier and cheaper for you to tour your own country.

It has announced that it will be giving out S$100 in digital vouchers to all Singaporeans to be used on tourist attractions and local tours, in a bid to support the tourism industry.

There has never been a better time to be a domestic tourist and explore those little-known corners of Singapore.

As consumers, we play a role in helping businesses around us recover.

And there is nowhere better to start than home.

By visiting the malls and dining at local F&B outlets, we help local businesses and stimulate the local economy.

Our top articles this week cover REITs, food-related stocks, tourism stocks, and more.

1. Thinking of Buying REITs? Check These 3 Signs First

Watch out for these three aspects of REITs before you decide to purchase one.

2. 3 Growth Companies Offering Explosive Returns

If you’re looking for growth, you should watch out for these three companies as they may help to supercharge your portfolio’s returns.

3. 3 Companies That Raised Their Dividends Despite The Pandemic

There are a handful of companies that have raised their dividends despite the crisis. We take a look at three of them.

4. 4 Things We Like About Keppel REIT’s Latest Acquisition

Keppel REIT (SGX: K71U) has just announced an acquisition to acquire a commercial property in Australia. Here are four aspects we like about this transaction.

5. 3 Things You Might Not Know About DBS Group

Here are three interesting facts you may not have realised about Singapore’s largest local lender.

6. Better Buy: CapitaLand Mall Trust Vs Frasers Centrepoint Trust

Can’t decide which retail REIT to purchase? We compare CapitaLand Mall Trust (SGX: C38U) and Frasers Centrepoint Trust (SGX: J69U) to see which REIT has the upper hand.

7. 4 Unlikely Stocks with Growing Profits

Resilient companies can be found in unexpected industries. Here are four companies that have unexpectedly been able to grow their profits during this pandemic.

8. Tourism Stocks: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

With the tourism decimated by COVID-19, is there any glimmer of hope for the sector?

9. Food-Related Stocks: Could They Serve Up Tasty Gains for Investors?

Food is a necessity and keeps us satiated. But, can food-related businesses deliver great returns for our portfolio? We dig deeper to find out.

10. Why Debt is Not Always a Bad Thing

Debt should not always be viewed as “evil”. If used wisely, debt can greatly benefit a business. We argue why debt should not always be viewed in a negative light.

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