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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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Straits Times Index 2,829.43 -28.22
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
701.4M 669.5M 135 216 425
Hang Seng Index 22,821.34 -88.20
KLCI 1,681.60 -1.49
Nikkei 225 16,737.49 376.78
South Korea KOSPI 2,032.35 -5.15
Dow Jones Index 18,395.40 -53.01
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 29 Aug 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Micro-Mechanics: Posts Stable Net Profit Of S$11.9 Million In FY2016, To Pay Higher Dividends.

29 Aug 2016 17:40

Higher productivity and operational efficiencies lift GP margin to 56.9% in FY2016. Sound balance sheet, Cash of S$20.1 million and zero deb...

CCT: Engages Tenant Community Holistically With Focus On Active, Healthy & Sustainable Living.

29 Aug 2016 10:00

CapitaLand Commercial Trust is committed to engaging its office tenant community through a holistic approach that focuses on active, healthy...

Hyflux: Announces Positive Results From ELO Gel Clinical Study.

26 Aug 2016 17:11

Hyflux Ltd's subsidiary, ELO Water Pte Ltd, has received the results of a clinical study conducted on the efficacy of ELO Gel on skin wrinkl...

TEHO: Takes An Impairment Charge Of S$18.7 Million In Its FY2016 Results.

26 Aug 2016 17:11

Excluding the impairment charge and a realised revaluation reserve of S$9.7 million, TEHO achieved underlying profit before tax of S$4.7 mil...

VARD: Secures Contract For 2 Luxury Expedition Cruise Vessels For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

26 Aug 2016 17:08

Vard Holdings Limited has secured contracts for the design and construction of two luxury expedition cruise vessels for German cruise compan...

OSIM: To Be Delisted From 29 August 2016.

26 Aug 2016 10:03

Pursuant to the completion of compulsory acquisition, the Company has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vision Three Pte Ltd and will be d...



AIG and Aviva offer motorists two-year insurance policies

INSTEAD of paying annually for car insurance, vehicle owners these days have a more unusual option - taking out a two-year policy, that...

Grab, AXA introduce usage-based insurance for private-hire car drivers

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...


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

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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