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  • Rising policy uncertainty driving slowdown in global trade: World Bank


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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 3,108.62 -8.41
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,604.8M 963.2M 176 213 376
Hang Seng Index 23,925.05 -40.65
KLCI 1,693.84 -4.51
Nikkei 225 19,107.47 -176.07
South Korea KOSPI 2,085.52 -8.60
Dow Jones Index 20,821.76 11.44
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 27 Feb 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


BlackGold: Receives US$12.6 Million Purchase Order For The Supply Of Coal To An Indonesian State-Owned Cement Company.

27 Feb 2017 23:59

Coal supply to Indonesia's largest cement distributor. Purchase order with approximate value of US$12.6 million...

Roxy-Pacific: Reports Revenue Of S$385.4 Million & Net Profit Of S$49.8 Million In FY2016.

27 Feb 2017 18:13

Topline and bottomline impacted mainly by an absence of revenue recognition with the TOP of Centropod@Changi in January 2015. Prudent increa...

Kencana: Signs Of Recovery As El Niño Effect Tapers Off.

27 Feb 2017 18:00

The Group's revenue increased by 5% from US$131.8 million in 2015 to US$138.6 million in 2016. The increase was mainly due to higher Average...

Cordlife: Extends Asia Footprint To Vietnam With Appointment Of Marketing Agent.

27 Feb 2017 17:55

Cordlife signs marketing agreement with Vietnam-based IPS Trading and Service Joint Stock Company as part of Group's strategy to grow in bot...

Global Palm: Reports Net Profit Of Rp46.4 Billion For FY2016 On Rp385.7 Billion Revenue.

27 Feb 2017 17:28

20% jump in revenue for FY2016 underpinned by higher sales volume and higher average selling prices of CPO and PK. Sales revenue from CPO in...

Loyz Energy: Further Strengthens Financial Position.

27 Feb 2017 16:35

Issue of new shares at S$0.0260 per new share to subscribers as full and final settlement for the outstanding loan owing by the Company whic...



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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