Read? STI ETF CAGR???
As an active retail investor in Singapore using local flavor only, can you beat the Total Return of STI ETF since Jan 2008 by buying one share of STI ETF on month basis at the closing price on every first trading day of the month.
(To simplify the illustration purpose, we use one unit share purchase to compute Total Return over last 7 years i.e. Jan 2008 to 16 Jan 2015)
With DCA, your Total Return should be better!
Total Return (capital gains+dividends collected) as of 16 Jan 15 = 124% over 7 years or annualized total return @ 3.4% p.a.