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  • What Greece needs is Grunorthodoxy

    THE problem with the Greek crisis, or Grisis, is that Gregotiators simply aren't Greative enough. Any fool who understands Greconomics will tell you that neither Grausterity nor Grexit offers the...

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  • Minority PM inevitable, but Tharman rules himself out


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  • Tech workplaces get makeover for cool vibe


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  • Insurance portal raises transparency, pushes insurers to be competitive

    A MONTH after the launch of a one-stop web aggregatorthat lets consumers compare life insurance policies before they decide which to get, at least one insurer is trying to re-price its products to...

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  • Launch of life insurance online portal spells lower premiums

    SOME life insurers are sparing no effort in wooing customers with competitive pricing of premiums, now that consumers can compare more than 200 life insurance products that are available on the...

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  • Two M+S residential projects in Singapore to premiere in Hong Kong

    TWO of Singapore's iconic residential projects will be marketed by CBRE in Hong Kong for the first time on May 16 and 17, 2015.

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  • Increased demand for Singapore homes from other nationalities in Q4

    Although transactions of private homes held up quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q4, they fell by about 38 per cent compared to the same period last year. For the whole of 2014, private residential...

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  • Mixing psychology and wealth management

    I FELT calm as I sat on a blue couch for my close encounter with the nascent field of financial therapy. I watched as Joel Reimer, a fit, 50-something man in a golf shirt, put sensors on my thumb...

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  • As US office space shrinks, so does workers' privacy

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  • Real Estate is currently benefiting from positive macro conditions

    Real Estate is currently benefiting from positive macro conditions, a low interest rate regime, and improving property fundamentals. Read here

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Straits Times Index 3,342.73 14.89
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,256.7M 723.7M 149 230 433
Hang Seng Index 26,064.11 -218.21
KLCI 1,734.24 0.36
Nikkei 225 20,539.79 17.29
South Korea KOSPI 2,104.41 -2.92
Dow Jones Index 17,730.11 -27.80
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 03 Jul 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Perennial Hldgs: Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited Seals 40-60 Joint Venture With Guangdong Boai Medical Group To Expand Into Hospital/Medical Services Business In China.

03 Jul 2015 13:52

Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited has entered into a 40-60 joint venture with Guangdong Boai Medical Group Co., Limited to acquire, dev...

Sarine Tech: Sarine Technologies Celebrates 10 Million Stones Scanned By Its GalaxyTM Solution.

03 Jul 2015 12:23

Sarine Technologies Ltd, a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and sale of precision technology products for the evaluation, pl...

BBR: Subsidiary Secures PPVC Contract To Construct Student Hostel At NTU.

02 Jul 2015 18:17

BBR Holdings (S) Ltd has successfully secured its second Pre-fabricated Pre-finished Volumetric Construction contract for the erection of on...

Geo Energy: Secures Contract To Supply 1.5 Million Tonnes Of Coal To BTG Pactual Commodities.

02 Jul 2015 17:42

The Group will supply 1.5 million tonnes of coal to BTG Pactual Commodities (Singapore) Pte Ltd for one year commencing August 2015. Coal of...

COSCO: Delivery Of Vessel.

02 Jul 2015 17:10

COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has del...

LMIR Trust: S$200 Million 6-Month 2.5%+SGD Swap Offer Rate Term Loan Facility From BNP Paribas & Standard Chartered.

02 Jul 2015 10:53

Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust has obtained a S$200 million term loan facility through its wholly-owned subsidiary, LMIRT Capital Pte Lt...



Insurance portal raises transparency, pushes insurers to be competitive

Launch of life insurance online portal spells lower premiums

US pension funds playing bigger role in reinsurance

BILLIONS of dollars from pension funds and other non-traditional players have been moving into the reinsurance business in recent years...

Eating hotpot? Insure against burning your tongue

[HONG KONG] Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your...

OCBC offers first pure maternity protection plan

TO address the needs of new parents, OCBC Bank has birthed Singapore's first pure maternity protection plan, MaxMaternity Care, that is...


Personal Finance

Non-performing mortgage loan risks to persist in banks

NON-performing mortgage loan risks will persist for Singapore banks this year, albeit with a shift from defaults by foreigners on luxury...

UOB launches online property loan calculator

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) on Thursday launched a free online property loan calculator to help homeowners determine their total debt...

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Research Reports

Research Reports

Increasing fair value 24 Feb 2015

The variance is likely to be due to higher allowances in 4Q14, which surged up to S$211m, up 40% YoY and 19% QoQ, and lower net trading...

China A shares: Not the end of the bull run 03 Feb 2015

We think the A share bull run is intact although it is likely to proceed at a slower pace from here on out. The most likely year end...
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