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  • Will Reits continue to return 10% a year?

    NO question about it: real estate investment trusts (Reits) are performing astonishingly well on the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

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  • Iswaran in Indonesia for 3-day visit

    Singapore

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  • A*Star to set up two model plants as test beds for new tech and innovation

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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

    Berlin

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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 3,163.93 19.90
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,429.0M 1,024.6M 214 157 388
Hang Seng Index 24,455.94 316.46
KLCI 1,765.80 9.75
Nikkei 225 19,079.33 203.45
South Korea KOSPI 2,196.85 23.11
Dow Jones Index 20,763.89 216.13
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Updated: 25 Apr 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

IR ALERTS

SPH: Enters Healthcare Sector With Acquisition Of Orange Valley Healthcare For S$164 Million.

25 Apr 2017 17:27

Singapore Press Holdings Limited announced its entry into the healthcare sector with the acquisition of Orange Valley Healthcare Pte Ltd at ...

FSL Trust: Announces Agreement To Extend Bareboat Charters For 3 Vessels.

25 Apr 2017 17:25

First Ship Lease Trust announces a new agreement for the extension of bareboat charters for the three vessels, Speciality, Superiority and S...

Ascendas REIT: Total Amount Available For Distribution For FY16/17 Grew 18% Y-o-Y To S$446.3 Million.

25 Apr 2017 17:11

FY16/17 Distribution per Unit grew by 2.5% year-on-year to 15.743 cents mainly attributable to contributions from new acquisitions made in t...

Yanlord: Signs US$1.05 Billion Syndicated Credit Facility.

25 Apr 2017 10:09

Yanlord signs US$1.05 billion syndicated 3.5-year credit facility for refinancing and general corporate purposes. Reflecting continued confi...

Parkway Life REIT: Reports DPU Of 3.28 Cents For 1Q 2017.

25 Apr 2017 09:56

Overall DPU growth of 9.6% for 1Q 2017. DPU growth of 2.2% from recurring operations notwithstanding the divestment in December 2016. Divest...

UMS: Secures 7 Projects In Singapore, Asia, Middle East & South America Worth S$13 Million.

24 Apr 2017 17:39

UMS Holdings Limited has secured seven projects in Asia, the Middle East and South America worth approximately S$13 million through its rece...

Insurance

Insurance

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...

Finance

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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