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  • Changi's T4 on last lap of operational trials

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  • Scoot completes merger with Tigerair, plans for expansion with newer, bigger fleet

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  • DBS, BOS shift to fast gear as private banks power ahead in Asia


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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 3,336.72 8.89
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
2,028.1M 1,035.7M 137 230 391
Hang Seng Index 26,941.02 88.97
KLCI 1,766.00 2.66
Nikkei 225 20,050.16 94.96
South Korea KOSPI 2,434.51 -5.39
Dow Jones Index 21,408.52 -5.82
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 26 Jul 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Sabana REIT: Manager Waives 25% Of Its 2Q 2017 Base Fee, Reports 0.81 Cents DPU.

26 Jul 2017 09:56

Amount distributable to Unitholders of S$8.6 million. 25% of base fee for 2Q 2017 waived to cushion the dilutive effect of cash payment on D...

Frasers Centrepoint: Mega Development Northpoint City Set To Welcome Shoppers In Q4, Mall On Track For Soft Opening With Close To 90% Leased.

26 Jul 2017 09:40

The largest mall in Northern Singapore will open to shoppers in the fourth quarter this year. Developed by Frasers Centrepoint Singapore, th...

MTQ: Reported Results For The 3 Months Ended 30 June 2017.

25 Jul 2017 17:51

Weaker results mainly arising from lower subsea activities at Neptune. Reduced finance costs following repayment of bank borrowings. Improve...

CITIC Envirotech: Recorded $40 Million In Net Profit For The 6 Months Ended 30 June 2017.

25 Jul 2017 17:37

Total revenue up 3.6% from $239.4 million to $248.1 million. Engineering revenue increased 18.5% from $119.9 million to $142.1 million. Recu...

SHS: Inks S$3.7 Million Joint Venture With Precision Staircase Manufacturer Yokomori & Steel Trader Marubeni-Itochu To Produce Staircases In Singapore.

25 Jul 2017 17:33

Yokomori will take a 60% stake in the JV, transferring its technology and management to the Singapore operations. SHS will take a 30% stake,...

Parkway Life REIT: Reports Strong DPU Growth Of 10.3% In 2Q 2017.

25 Jul 2017 10:00

Overall DPU of 3.32 cents for 2Q 2017, representing a 10.3% increase over 2Q 2016. DPU from recurring operations increased steadily year-on-...



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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