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  • Q1 private housing data points to a bottoming out


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  • Q1 employment falls by 8,500; jobless rate rises to 2.3%: MOM


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  • Unemployment could rise further, Swee Say warns


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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 3,175.44 4.08
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,221.9M 1,423.7M 179 207 377
Hang Seng Index 24,615.13 -83.35
KLCI 1,768.06 0.14
Nikkei 225 19,196.74 -55.13
South Korea KOSPI 2,205.44 -4.02
Dow Jones Index 20,981.33 6.24
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 28 Apr 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


IFAST: Reached A Record High AUA Of S$6.46 Billion, With Net Profit Increasing 60.7% YoY In 1Q2017.

28 Apr 2017 11:11

iFAST Corporation Ltd. ("iFAST Corp" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") reported its financial results for the first quarter o...

Viva Ind Tr: Commences The Year With Higher Distribution Per Stapled Security At 1.854 Cents For 1Q2017.

28 Apr 2017 11:09

Viva Industrial Trust ("VIT"), a Singapore-focused business park and industrial property trust, today announced a strong set of financial re...

Indofood Agri: Posts A Strong 1Q17 Result With Revenue Up 40% YoY And Attributable Profit Up 80% YoY.

28 Apr 2017 11:08

SGX Mainboard-listed IndoAgri (the "Group"), a diversified and integrated agribusiness group and manufacturer of leading brands of edible oi...

YZJ Shipbldg: 1Q2017 Earnings Increases By 49% To RMB667.7 Million, Secured New Shipbuilding Orders Of USD318 Million In The Quarter And Maiden Lng Carriers Delivered To Customer.

28 Apr 2017 11:05

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Limited ("Yangzijiang" or the "Group"), a globally-leading shipbuilder based in China and listed on the ...

Starhill Global REIT: Achieves 3Q FY16/17 DPU Of 1.18 Cents.

27 Apr 2017 20:40

Investing in assets to deliver sustainable returns for Unitholders. Construction works for the Plaza Arcade asset redevelopment will commenc...

CMT: Funan Gathers Momentum With Over 80K Square Feet Leasing Commitment Received To Date Well Ahead Of Opening In 2019.

27 Apr 2017 18:00

Funan, an integrated development located right in the heart of Singapore's Civic & Cultural District, has scored another first with a one-of...



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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