BU8201 Business Finance

Experiential learning. Value. Caring community. At UNK we want to help you make a difference, in a learning environment that’s different. Before deciding which method is best for a company, business owners should consider a variety of factors. The cost of the business finance source usually is the most important factor considered. Owners look at the interest rates and payment plans to determine the profitability of obtaining a certain funding source. Businesses that have a history financial stability may want to consider an internal source of revenue before opting for an external source. It’s also important to determine how long the business will need additional funding. A short-term loan would be best for projects that would only take a short time to complete.

SGX in March 2011 scrapped the break, which lasted from 12.30pm to 2pm every day, say- ing it could help add as much as 10% to volumes. The pro- posed midday halt is now seen to have minimal impact with only 5.1% of trading done dur- ing the hour, SGX said.

Wouldn’t the company have been better off remaining private? (Is this the question for the moment its leaders and bankers have pondered?) Going public permitted it to raise cash and reward founders and employees. Going public also might have forced the company instill financial discipline and deliver a plan toward profitability to the public.