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  • ICB Shopping Centre headed for en bloc launch at S$65-70m


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  • Asian markets mixed on news of Merkel's weakened victory margin


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  • Geopolitics and uncertainties keep gold burnished


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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 3,212.04 -3.87
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
965.9M 752.6M 158 183 416
Updated: 26 Sep 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Ascott REIT: Fitch Assigns First-Time 'BBB' Rating, Outlook Stable.

26 Sep 2017 17:37

Fitch Ratings has assigned Ascott Residence Trust a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating of 'BBB' with a Stable Outlook. The agency has also assi...

Mermaid: Secures Key Contract Extension For Subsea Services In The Middle East.

25 Sep 2017 18:16

The contract extension, worth approximately US$ 96 million, has been secured with a reputable oil major client by a joint-venture company fo...

HG Metal: Capital Reduction Of S$0.105 In Cash Distribution Per Share.

25 Sep 2017 18:01

Shareholders will receive S$10.50 in cash for every 100 Shares or S$0.105 in cash for each Share held as at the Books Closure Date. Sharehol...

Ascendas REIT: Acquires No. 100 Wickham Street In Queensland, Australia, For A$83.8 Million.

25 Sep 2017 17:25

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of a CBD fringe office property located at No...

Hatten Land: To Raise US$20 Million Through Convertible Loan.

22 Sep 2017 17:38

Net proceeds will be used to finance Melaka development projects and for working capital...

Tat Hong: Approached By Certain Parties In Connection With A Potential Transaction.

21 Sep 2017 16:07

Tat Hong Holdings Ltd has been approached by certain parties in connection with a potential transaction in relation to the securities of the...



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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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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