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  • Bellwether property stocks beat benchmarks with 21.5% YTD gain

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  • Tillerson downplays peace expectations as Trump lands in Israel

    Tel Aviv

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  • Cathay Pacific to axe 600 jobs amid yield, cost pressures on airlines

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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 3,222.69 9.12
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,226.5M 979.4M 182 202 373
Hang Seng Index 25,403.15 11.81
KLCI 1,767.17 -7.78
Nikkei 225 19,613.28 -65.00
South Korea KOSPI 2,311.74 7.71
Dow Jones Index 20,894.83 89.99
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 23 May 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Boustead: Financial Results Announcement For FY2017 Ended 31 March 2017.

23 May 2017 17:17

FY2017 revenue of S$433.8m was 11% lower than FY2016. Net profit of S$33.3 million was 18% higher than FY2016. For comparative review, after...

Vallianz: Scores New Charter Contracts Worth Up To US$115 Million For 4 Vessels.

23 May 2017 16:38

Group enters new markets with its first contract wins in Egypt and Turkmenistan. Group to supply two maintenance and accommodation OSVs to a...

Geo Energy: Plans Refinancing & Early Redemption Of Notes Issued Under Medium Term Note Programme With Continued Momentum In Profitability & Strengthening Of Its Balance Sheet.

23 May 2017 10:08

Early refinancing of Notes will allow Geo Energy to lower its interest costs and return capital to Noteholders early, demonstrating Geo Ener...

RHT Health Trust: Announces Results For The Quarter & Full Year Ended 31 March 2017.

23 May 2017 10:01

Total Revenue up for the full year ended 31 March 2017 as Base Fee adjusts upwards by 3%, combined with a higher Variable Fee as operator's ...

LHN: Marks Entry Into Greater China With First Car Park Management Contract In Hong Kong.

22 May 2017 17:50

Establishes a Hong Kong subsidiary to manage the operations of the carpark and seek out other opportunities in the market. This will be the ...

Boustead: Register For LIVE Webcast On 23 May 2017.

22 May 2017 14:01

Boustead Singapore Limited's FY2017 financial results for the year ended 31 March 2017 will be released on 23 May 2017, after the close of t...



Aviva merges UK insurance businesses, Europe CEO quits

British insurer Aviva will merge its UK life and general insurance businesses as it focuses on offering products online, it said on...

Allianz to sell general insurance products through StanChart

To position its Asia business as "the growth engine for Allianz globally", Europe's largest insurer by market capitalisation has partnered...

Tokio Marine Life rolls out chatbot, app to help advisers

Insurance disruption fuelling customer-centric innovations

Motor-insurance market to grow in 2017: AIG

The motor insurance market is expected to grow in the year ahead, given a rising number of rental vehicles, greater use of telematics and...


Personal Finance

Mastercard preying on 46m consumers sparks £14b lawsuit

Mastercard Inc preyed on more than 46 million unknowing consumers by unfairly charging card fees over a 16-year period, lawyers seeking to...

Pressure on Sibor and SOR continues with spectre of Fed hikes

Local interest rates remain under pressure and have continued to rise in the New Year.

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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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