It’s just three more weeks before the end of 2018. With the dividends and coupons in already, it’s time to wrap- up the finance performances for this year.
- Stock Investing
This is the year of the telecommunications for me. Only sale of the year is M1, while I purchased Singtel, Starhub and Lippo Malls Trust.
Dividend – $4,120.20
Current Market Value – $50,440
Realized Gains – $1235.89
Paper Losses – $4,396.65
- Bond Investing
I talked about the Singapore Savings bonds having a relatively good short term interest here previously. Apart from the SSB that I bought at the beginning of the year, no other bonds were purchased.
Coupon Received – $4,359.10;
Redemption Value – $140,000
(market value not considered, as there are no plans to sell them before redemption date for the time being).
When I did a simple calculation, this …