Recent Expansion of a Key Group of Singapore’s Health Care Stocks

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Country or region: ASEAN

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Recent Expansion of a Key Group of Singapore’s Health Care Stocks
  • Asia Pacific lists some 500 stocks that represent the Health Care Equipment & Services Industry Group within the GICS® Health Care sector. This key segment of the region’s Health Care Stocks has seen its combined market cap grow fourfold over the past 10 years.
  • Coinciding with burgeoning Health Care demands & comparatively less services than OECD averages, regional expansion of the Health Care Equipment & Services capitalisation has well outpaced that of the World,  and was led by expansion in Asia’s Developing markets.
  • Singapore’s biggest Health Care Equipment & Services stocks averaged 8% returns in the 2018 YTD, bringing their 12M average total return to 15%. Like the region, returns were mixed with 2018 YTD performances ranging from -17% for SOG to +125% for TechComp Hldgs


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Recent Expansion of a Key Group of Singapore’s Health Care Stocks

  • Asia Pacific lists some 500 stocks that represent the Health Care Equipment & Services Industry Group within the GICS® Health Care sector. This key segment of the region’s Health Care Stocks has seen its combined market cap grow fourfold over the past 10 years.
  • Coinciding with burgeoning Health Care demands & comparatively less services than OECD averages, regional expansion of the Health Care Equipment & Services capitalisation has well outpaced that of the World,  and was led by expansion in Asia’s Developing markets.
  • Singapore’s biggest Health Care Equipment & Services stocks averaged 8% returns in the 2018 YTD, bringing their 12M average total return to 15%. Like the region, returns were mixed with 2018 YTD performances ranging from -17% for SOG to +125% for TechComp Hldgs



Date of original publication:

05/10/2018


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