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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 2,623.21 64.72
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
856.5M 1,108.9M 241 113 422
Hang Seng Index 19,288.17 105.08
KLCI 1,662.46 5.69
Nikkei 225 16,819.59 -225.40
South Korea KOSPI 1,917.79 1.53
Dow Jones Index 16,416.58 79.92
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 05 Feb 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


United Engineers: Proposed Transaction Relating To The Shares In Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc., An Indirectly Owned Subsidiary Of The Company.

05 Feb 2016 15:00

The Board of Directors (the "Board") of United Engineers Limited (the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") wishes to ...

LHN: Off To A Good Start; Achieves Net Attributable Profit Of S$1.5m In 1Q2016.

05 Feb 2016 14:59

Real estate management services group LHN Limited ("LHN", and together with its subsidiaries and associated companies, the "Group") is off t...

Jumbo: Posts Net Profit Of $2.0 Million On The Back Of $30.9 Million In Revenue For Q1 FY2016.

05 Feb 2016 14:51

Jumbo Group Limited ("JUMBO", or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries and subsidiary entities, the "Group"), one of Singapore's ...

ARA: Grows Total Assets Under Management To S$30 Billion.

04 Feb 2016 18:20

39% growth in adjusted net profit for fourth quarter of 2015. Stronger recurrent management fees led by >10% p.a. growth in REIT management ...

Pteris Global: Awarded A New Contract Worth S$43.7 Million.

04 Feb 2016 17:51

Pteris Global Limited's subsidiary, Shenzhen CIMC-Tianda Airport Support Co. Ltd. has received a letter of acceptance from the Airport Autho...

KSH Holdings: Achieves 21.3% Increase In Net Profit To S$13.8 Million On S$54.1 Million Revenue In 3Q2016.

04 Feb 2016 17:36

Strong bottomline performance driven by 25.8% growth in contribution from share of results of associated companies. Construction order book ...



MetLife may spin off retail life and annuity unit

THE giant insurer MetLife said on Tuesday that it was exploring spinning off its retail life and annuity business in the United States...

Most Singaporeans lack trust in financial planning industry: poll

THE lack of trust in the financial planning industry is the key reason why majority of Singaporeans do not engage in financial planning...

Global regulators finalise new capital rule for big insurers

Insurance portal raises transparency, pushes insurers to be competitive

Launch of life insurance online portal spells lower premiums


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Sibor and SOR head north on China worries

SINGAPORE’s key interest rates continue to rise to levels last seen in 2008, amid persistent worries about China.

OCBC joins DBS on FD-linked mortgages

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of DBS, OCBC has in the last few weeks been offering a home loan pegged to a fixed deposit (FD) rate.

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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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