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  • Lessons from history on low-rate environments

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  • Malaysian ringgit rout eases up


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  • Iata sees record-high 2016 profits for global aviation


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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 2,954.55 -4.31
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
883.3M 706.6M 144 153 469
Hang Seng Index 22,663.39 -198.45
KLCI 1,639.73 -4.02
Nikkei 225 18,996.37 230.90
South Korea KOSPI 2,024.69 -6.38
Dow Jones Index 19,614.81 65.19
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 09 Dec 2016 15:44 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Sabana REIT: Acquisition Of 72 Eunos Avenue 7 For S$20.9 Million.

08 Dec 2016 17:52

The Property is a six-storey single-user light industrial building located on the north-western side of Eunos Avenue 7, off Sims Avenue and ...

Accordia Golf Trust: November 2016 Monthly Report.

08 Dec 2016 17:22

In November 2016, the number of visitors was 498 thousand and utilisation rate was 80.9%...

iFAST Singapore: Launches FSMOne, A Transparent & Seamless Way For The Investors Community In Singapore To Invest In Multiple Products Via 1 Account.

08 Dec 2016 10:01

With the rollout of FSMOne account, investors can invest in stocks and ETFs listed on the Singapore Exchange and Hong Kong Exchange, at low ...

Sunpower: Is A Member Of The Consortium Which Won The Tender For A PPP Project In Shantou City, Guangdong Province, China.

08 Dec 2016 09:50

Sunpower Group Ltd. wishes to announce that a consortium comprising Sunpower Technology (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd, CITIC Envirotech Ltd. and Guangd...

CITIC Envirotech: Consortium Won Tender For RMB3.2 Billion PPP Project In Shantou CITY, Guangdong Province, China.

07 Dec 2016 17:11

CITIC Envirotech Ltd. is pleased to announce that a consortium comprising CEL, Guangdong Keying Zhiran Environmental Co., Ltd and Zhongsheng...

Ascendas REIT: To Acquire 12, 14 & 16 Science Park Drive For S$420 Million.

06 Dec 2016 09:52

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust is pleased to its proposed acquisition of DSO National Laboratories buildings and DNV GL Technology Ce...



Great Eastern unit subscribes for additional shares in GEH subsidiary for S$24m

CIMB, Sompo ink S'pore deal to distribute general insurance products

In a multi-million dollar deal, CIMB Bank Singapore will distribute Sompo Insurance Singapore's general insurance products, such as motor...

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


Personal Finance

Get cash by just tapping ATM with mobile phone

Soon you will be able to withdraw cash from the ATM by tapping your mobile phone which can also issue digital credit cards.

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...

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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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