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  • JBE's Yishun project may have lowest psf price for ECs this year


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  • SIA delays roll-out of premium economy on A380 fleet


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  • Whole-economy PMI shows August business conditions up slightly


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  • Insurance portal raises transparency, pushes insurers to be competitive

    A MONTH after the launch of a one-stop web aggregatorthat lets consumers compare life insurance policies before they decide which to get, at least one insurer is trying to re-price its products to...

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  • Launch of life insurance online portal spells lower premiums

    SOME life insurers are sparing no effort in wooing customers with competitive pricing of premiums, now that consumers can compare more than 200 life insurance products that are available on the...

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  • Two M+S residential projects in Singapore to premiere in Hong Kong

    TWO of Singapore's iconic residential projects will be marketed by CBRE in Hong Kong for the first time on May 16 and 17, 2015.

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  • Increased demand for Singapore homes from other nationalities in Q4

    Although transactions of private homes held up quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) in Q4, they fell by about 38 per cent compared to the same period last year. For the whole of 2014, private residential...

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  • Mixing psychology and wealth management

    I FELT calm as I sat on a blue couch for my close encounter with the nascent field of financial therapy. I watched as Joel Reimer, a fit, 50-something man in a golf shirt, put sensors on my thumb...

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  • As US office space shrinks, so does workers' privacy

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  • Real Estate is currently benefiting from positive macro conditions

    Real Estate is currently benefiting from positive macro conditions, a low interest rate regime, and improving property fundamentals. Read here

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Straits Times Index 2,863.81 -42.62
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,138.1M 1,021.9M 135 241 411
Hang Seng Index 20,840.61 -94.33
KLCI 1,589.16 -13.59
Nikkei 225 17,792.16 -390.23
South Korea KOSPI 1,886.04 -29.49
Dow Jones Index 16,374.76 23.38
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 04 Sep 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Ascott REIT: Divestment Of 6 Rental Housing Properties In Japan For S$52.6 Million.

04 Sep 2015 09:50

Ascott Residence Trust's wholly-owned subsidiary, ARC-CapitaLand Three Tokutei Mokuteki Kaisha entered into a conditional sale and purchase ...

Otto Marine: Secures US$25.2 Million Long Term Charter Contracts For 2 16,000bhp AHTS Vessels.

03 Sep 2015 10:23

Otto Marine Limited's subsidiary, Go Offshore Pty Limited has entered into two long term charter contracts in respect of two 16,000bhp large...

Centurion: Commenced Share Buy-Back Programme.

03 Sep 2015 10:14

Centurion Corporation Limited commenced its share buy-back programme on 02/09/2015 by way of market acquisition of 812,200 shares at S$0.42 ...

Micro-Mechanics: Adoption of Dividend Policy Of 40% Dividend Payout Ratio.

02 Sep 2015 17:37

Micro-Mechanics (Holdings) Ltd has adopted a dividend policy of paying annual dividends, including interim, of not less than 40% of the cons...

Avi-Tech: 1 For 2 Share Consolidation.

02 Sep 2015 17:21

Avi-Tech Electronics Limited is proposing to undertake a share consolidation exercise to consolidate every 2 existing ordinary shares in the...

Sinwa: Redevelopment Of Warehouse Building At No 35 Joo Koon Road For S$10.5 Million.

02 Sep 2015 10:15

Sinwa Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinwa SS Pte. Ltd. has awarded the tender to Lai Yew Seng Pte. Ltd. for the redevelopment of wareho...



Insurance portal raises transparency, pushes insurers to be competitive

Launch of life insurance online portal spells lower premiums

US pension funds playing bigger role in reinsurance

BILLIONS of dollars from pension funds and other non-traditional players have been moving into the reinsurance business in recent years...

Eating hotpot? Insure against burning your tongue

[HONG KONG] Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out “naughty child insurance”. Similarly, buy cover against your...

OCBC offers first pure maternity protection plan

TO address the needs of new parents, OCBC Bank has birthed Singapore's first pure maternity protection plan, MaxMaternity Care, that is...


Personal Finance

Non-performing mortgage loan risks to persist in banks

NON-performing mortgage loan risks will persist for Singapore banks this year, albeit with a shift from defaults by foreigners on luxury...

UOB launches online property loan calculator

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) on Thursday launched a free online property loan calculator to help homeowners determine their total debt...

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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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