The Straits Times Index close down 3.2% for the month of August 2018. 9 companies closed up for the month, 21 down. Gain leader Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, loss leader Thai Beverage.
7 long term stock charts from 3 countries for mid to long term investors. EEM, XLRE, XLE, XLU, OCBC (O39.si), SPH (T39.si) and TVB (511.hk).
Performance of 30 STI component stocks for April 2018. Straits Times Index was up 185.96 points or 5.42% over end of March. Out of 30 constituent stocks, 19 gained while 11 end in the red.
Looking at base building by Hong Kong listed stock PCCW and Singapore listed Wilmar. Both demonstrate multiple-year supports and positive price action. Illustration with 3M charts.
Master these steps, recognise this highly recurring zigzag pattern to find pot of gold. Example Singapore-listed Keppel Corp (ticker: Bn4.si).Step 1 – Retrace. Step 2 – Consolidate. Step 3 – Up. Step 4 – Repeat steps 1 – 3. Example with Keppel Corp (ticker: BN4.si).
Monthly candlestick and line charts of UOB (U11.si) going back to 1997. 4 decades-long-trendlines for long term investors. One particular line spanning from 2001 to present connects 4 turning points that could be considered a high probability support.
End of month and end of quarter performance by Straits Times Index and its 30 index constituent stocks. For the quarter, STI is up slightly but only 13 stocks posted gains while 17 losses. Gain leaders are Venture Corp and DBS, loss leaders are Starhub and Hutchison Port Holdings.