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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 2,802.51 29.20
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
745.6M 819.6M 190 135 449
Hang Seng Index 20,576.77 179.66
KLCI 1,637.19 6.10
Nikkei 225 16,834.84 62.38
South Korea KOSPI 1,969.17 12.11
Dow Jones Index 17,828.29 -23.22
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 27 May 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Hyflux: Offer Of S$500,000,000 In Aggregate Principal Amount Of 6.00 Per Cent.

27 May 2016 15:57

Hyflux Ltd, a global leader in sustainable solutions, focusing on the areas of water and energy, announced today that its retail offering of...

CapitaLand: More Than Doubles Haul of BCA Awards In Strong Affirmation Of Its Commitment To Sustainability.

27 May 2016 15:34

CapitaLand Limited and its properties were accorded a total of 32 awards at the annual Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Awards toda...

Yanlord: Acquires Controlling Stake In Prime 327,000 Sqm GFA Residential Site In Nanjing.

26 May 2016 18:17

Yanlord acquires controlling stake in a development company that owns a low density residential development site with total gross floor area...

Soilbuild REIT: Solaris & West Park BizCentral Wins FIABCI World Prix d' Excellence Awards.

26 May 2016 17:49

Soilbuild Business Space REIT is pleased to announce that two of its iconic properties, Solaris and West Park BizCentral, were presented top...

IREIT Global: Non-Binding Offer To Acquire 80% Stake Of IREIT Global Group.

26 May 2016 10:26

IREIT Global wishes to inform Unitholders that the shareholders of IREIT Global Group Pte. Ltd. have informed the Manager that it has accept...

Jason Marine: Reports Revenue Of S$37.2 Million For FY2016.

26 May 2016 10:22

Difficult market conditions resulting from the sharp fall in oil prices continued to impact Group's sales and earnings. Outlook remains chal...



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...

Motor premiums set to rise

After two years of sliding premiums, motorists may soon have to start forking out more for car insurance.

AXA Life joins as sixth IP insurer from May

FRENCH insurer AXA Life will officially join the Integrated Shield Plan (IP) and rider market here as the sixth and newest provider from...


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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