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It is finally here! Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF

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Previously, I wrote about the first ETF (Exchange Traded Funds) made up of REITs. (SGX launches ETF made up of REITS) It is finally here!

Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF will be listed on SGX on 20th October 2016. The initial offer period is between 5th October to 13th October 2016. Interested investors can find out more from their trading representatives.

The ETF is available in both US dollar (Primary currency) and Singapore dollar (Secondary currency). If you are interested in US dollar, the counter name is PHLP AP DIV REIT US$ and the stock code is BYI. If you are interested in Singapore dollar, the counter name is PHLP AP DIV REIT S$D and the stock code is BYJ. (more…)

SGX launches ETF made up of REITS

SGX APAC ex Japan Dividend Leaders REIT Classification

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched the SGX APAC ex Japan Dividend Leaders REIT Index which is the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that is made up of 30 REITs across Asia Pacific, excluding Japan.

SGX APAC ex Japan Dividend Leaders REIT Index demonstrated a yield of 4.53% over the period of twelve months to 29 July 2016.

My personal opinion of SGX APAC ex Japan Dividend Leaders REIT Index is diversification. REITs by nature are dividend yielding instruments however most REITs are concentrated in a particular industry and when the particular industry faces a downturn, the REIT performance gets affected. (more…)

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