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  • Indonesian coal sector set to consolidate

    [SINGAPORE] The Indonesian coal sector is primed for a shake-up. Dark clouds are hovering over it, presenting rich pickings for cash-rich coal producers and investors on the hunt for a bargain.

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  • Women shine at EE Awards 2014

    [SINGAPORE] Snagging one of the top honours at Friday's Emerging Enterprise (EE) Award Gala Dinner was particularly sweet for Dr Michelle Goh; when she started her laser clinic business three years...

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  • SHC Insurance eyes top 10 position in Singapore

    [SINGAPORE] Germany's Ergo Insurance Group intends to grow its new acquisition, Singapore-based SHC Insurance, which is ranked 14th in the property-casualty market, to be in the top 10 over the next...

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  • Young Japanese show no interest in stocks

    [TOKYO] History is working against Japan's government as it seeks to convince a new generation of investors that equities are the best bet for funding retirement.

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  • Sharp fall in industrial land bids at 2 state tenders

    STATE tender closings on Tuesday for two 30-year leasehold industrial sites in Gambas Crescent and Tuas South reflect sharp drops in industrial land prices as developers factored in an impending...

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  • What will life after zero look like?

    RISK assets are grinding higher and volatility is extraordinarily low. Nominal economic growth is subdued (but rising) and monetary stimulus still plentiful. What are the implications of the first...

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  • Balance in bearing risk and reaping returns

    EVOLVING, volatile markets with heightened event risks are driving financial advisers to find more innovative strategies that would strike a better balance between risk and return.

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  • Riskier London offices fetch higher prices


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Straits Times Index 3,314.13 -12.96
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,885.0M 752.8M 150 244 759
Hang Seng Index 24,752.09 10.03
KLCI 1,866.11 -
Nikkei 225 15,476.60 52.01
South Korea KOSPI 2,067.86 -0.68
Updated: 01 Sep 2014 17:06 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


LionGold: Proposed Sale Of Acadian Mining Corporation.

01 Sep 2014 16:07

The Board of Directors (the "Directors") of LionGold Corp Ltd (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Vendor Group") wishes ...

OKH Global: Proposed Issuance Of Redeemable Convertible Preference Shares By A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary.

01 Sep 2014 16:02

The Board of Directors of OKH Global Ltd. (the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") wishes to announce that the Compa...

CNA: Completion Of Subscription For First Tranche Of Initial Bonds / Allotment Of The Fee Shares.

01 Sep 2014 15:58

Further to the Announcements, the board of directors of the Company is pleased to announce the completion of the subscription for the first ...

AIM: New Project Awarded By Honeywell Worth US$0.96 Million Per Annum.

29 Aug 2014 18:02

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Corp. Ltd.'s subsidiary, New Century Aerospace Pte. Ltd., has been awarded a new project named "AYA" by Ho...

euNetworks: Announces Key Management Transition.

28 Aug 2014 19:22

euNetworks Group Limited announced that Uwe Nickl, Executive Director and Chief Sales Officer will be leaving the business towards the end o...

ASL Marine: Posts Lower Earnings Of S$22.1 Million For FY2014.

28 Aug 2014 17:43

Group believes that 4th quarter's performance was an anomaly and expects 1st quarter of FY2015 to revert back to normal. Revenue was up 9.5%...



Should you cancel your Integrated Shield Plans?

MY client Ms Tan recently asked me if she should terminate her father's private Integrated Shield Plan (IP) with Aviva, after reading some...

‘No tax rise planned’ for subsidies on MediShield

ALTHOUGH the payouts from MediShield Life will be more than the current scheme, the proposed mandatory medical insurance will be both...

Integrated Shield policy holders 'will not be disadvantaged', says Amy Khor

[SINGAPORE] Those with Integrated Shield Plans (IP) will all stand to benefit from the implementation of Medishield Life next year, said...

Slow progress on insurance reform

A KEY reform that will let consumers buy basic insurance products directly instead of having to use an agent looks likely to be delayed.

Do you need an Integrated Shield Plan?

Insurance industry veteran Ong Lean Wan lists five key questions to consider when deciding whether you need an Integrated Shield Plan

Research Reports

Research Reports

Keppel REIT: Buy 14 Aug 2014

KREIT reported 2Q14 DPU declining 3.6% YoY and QoQ. Sequential recovery in AU portfolio was offset by weakness in MBFC (lack of rental...

Ascott Residence Trust: Improving performance ahead 14 Aug 2014

2Q14 revenue and net property income both rose 14% y-o-y to S$88.1m and S$46.5m, respectively. Excluding the S$9.4m contribution from the...
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