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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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Updated: 05 May 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


MMP Resources: Records Net Profit Of S$0.23 Million For First Quarter 2016.

05 May 2016 18:15

MMP Resources Limited reported a net profit of S$0.23 million for the first quarter of 2016 as compared to a loss of S$0.29 million for the ...

TeleChoice: Posts Net Profit Of S$1.2 Million On Higher Revenue Of S$133.9 Million In 1Q2016.

05 May 2016 18:10

ICT registered biggest improvement with higher revenue and higher gross profits against 1Q2015. Group revenue growth driven by contribution ...

A-REIT: Total Available For Distribution For FY15/16 Grew By 7.7% Y-o-Y To S$378.3 Million.

05 May 2016 17:14

FY15/16 Distribution per Unit grew by 5.2% y-o-y to 15.357 cents. Performance boosted mainly by new acquisitions of 27 logistics properties ...

CWT: Reports S$23.2 Million Net Operating Profit For First Quarter Of Fiscal 2016.

05 May 2016 17:09

CWT Limited announced earnings for its first quarter ended 31 March 2016. The Group reported revenue of S$1.9 billion, gross profit of S$83....

POSH: Reports Higher Profit In Q1 FY2016 Against Challenging Industry Conditions.

04 May 2016 18:07

Q1 FY2016 net profit attributable to shareholders was US$4.5 million, up from US$21,000 in previous corresponding period. Revenue up 2% YoY ...

FSL Trust: Announces Its 8th Consecutive Profitable & Cash-Flow Positive Quarter, With Revenue Up 8% Year-On-Year.

04 May 2016 17:44

1QFY16 revenue higher by 8% at US$26.7 million against US$24.8 million for 1QFY15. US$2.3 million net profit despite a US$4.2 million loss o...



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

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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