08 Jan '12, 11pm

Buying Singapore Government Securities Bonds (SGS) and Retail Corporate Bonds on SGX Part 1

1. Government Issued Bonds – Singapore Government issued Securities (SGS) by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on behalf of the Singapore Government. They can be either Treasury Bills (T-Bills) which mature in less than one year or SGS Bonds with maturities of 2, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years. However, T bills can only be bought through ATM, while you can trade SGS bonds of 2 years and above maturity on SGX. SGS bonds at this moment are AAA rated by S&P, the highest rating available. All SGS bonds pay coupons semi-annually.

Full article: http://thefinance.sg/2012/01/09/buying-singapore-governme...

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