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  • Prices of completed condos up 0.1%: NUS index


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  • Singapore to focus on 5 futures, says Swee Keat


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  • Indonesia in work-permit U-turn following businesses' pushback


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  • Office space gets pricier as global economy edges up

    Global prime occupancy costs increased by 2.4 per cent over the past year amid healthy demand for space in top-quality properties, including from the service sector, which entered its fourth year of...

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  • Asean integration to benefit logistics and commercial real estate

    These are positive times for the ASEAN region as it has recorded consistent positive economic growth in the last 10 years and a surge in foreign direct investments. This progress is in part backed...

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  • Technology rents catching up with banks as digital economy expands


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  • Singapore's office rents soften in Q3 on economic outlook: DTZ

    AVERAGE monthly gross rents in the CBD (central business district) declined by 4.1 per cent quarter on quarter (q-o-q) to S$10.40 per square foot in Q3, the first decline from an uptrend since 2013...

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  • Global regulators finalise new capital rule for big insurers

    [LONDON] The world's nine biggest insurance companies will have to hold more capital under new rules just finalised by global regulators that aim to prevent taxpayer bailouts of the industry in a...

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  • Private equity rushing in as banks retreat from mortgage deals

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  • Investors exit US ETFs that track EMs

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Straits Times Index 2,918.62 -
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,234.4M 808.2M 140 237 395
Hang Seng Index 22,174.34 -
KLCI 1,658.50 -
Nikkei 225 16,476.84 -
South Korea KOSPI 2,021.10 -
Dow Jones Index 18,472.17 -1.58
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 29 Jul 2016 07:12 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


a-iTrust: Invests In 4th aVance Business Hub Building.

28 Jul 2016 17:58

Ascendas India Trust is pleased to announce its investment in the fourth aVance Business Hub property that is being constructed by Phoenix I...

Ntegrator: Secures S$11.3 Million Contract.

28 Jul 2016 17:26

Awarded by a repeat customer for the supply of services involving pipeline and manhole works. Contract scheduled to commence in August 2016,...

Global Palm: Expected To Report Substantially Higher Net Profit After Tax For 2Q2016.

28 Jul 2016 17:11

Global Palm Resources Holdings Limited is expected to report a net profit after tax for the quarter ended 30 June 2016 which will be substan...

TEE: Records Net Profit Of S$10.7 Million For FY2016.

28 Jul 2016 10:29

Revenue increased 20.1% to S$261.7 million in FY2016 compared to S$217.9 million in FY2015 due mainly to higher revenue recognised from on-g...

Duty Free: Placement Of 20 Million New Ordinary Shares At S$0.365 Each.

28 Jul 2016 10:01

Duty Free International Limited wishes to announce the proposed issuance of an aggregate of 20,000,000 new ordinary shares in the capital of...

LHN: Acquisition Of 50% Stake In Four Star Industries For S$450K.

28 Jul 2016 09:50

Four Star Industries Pte Ltd is engaged in the business of manufacture and wholesale trade of mattresses and related furniture products at a...



AIG and Aviva offer motorists two-year insurance policies

INSTEAD of paying annually for car insurance, vehicle owners these days have a more unusual option - taking out a two-year policy, that...

Grab, AXA introduce usage-based insurance for private-hire car drivers

Easing taxes to create global insurance hub

NTUC Income launches third-party insurance for personal mobility devices

NTUC Income has launched its first insurance plan aimed at users of personal mobility devices and bicycles.

Satisfaction with finance, insurance and healthcare lower in 2015

Customer satisfaction in Singapore declined last year after recording steady improvement over the preceding four consecutive years. The...


Personal Finance

Visa speeds up payment process with software upgrade

Visa said it would begin providing software to reduce the time people spend using new chip cards, which have small metallic squares on the...

DBS offers ‘peek’ at accounts on mobile with just a swipe

DBS plays catch up with OCBC to deliver more services to customers via their mobile phones

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Research Reports

Research Reports

Singapore stocks: Dividend yield monitor on 29 June 2015 14 Jul 2015

Singapore stocks: Dividend Yield Greater Than 6%

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...
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