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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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  • 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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  • Billionaire Kenneth Griffin goes on record-setting spending spree

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  • Q3 property investment sales dive to lowest level since Global Crisis


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Straits Times Index 2,859.12 -25.57
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,024.1M 945.4M 147 211 421
Hang Seng Index 22,068.32 -420.62
KLCI 1,682.59 -0.50
Nikkei 225 19,883.94 -60.47
South Korea KOSPI 2,028.99 -1.69
Dow Jones Index 17,813.39 1.20
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 27 Nov 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Roxy-Pacific: Acquisition Of Freehold Residential Site At No. 178 Jalan Eunos For S$4.1 Million.

27 Nov 2015 17:45

Roxy-Pacific Holdings Limited's subsidiary, RH Eunos Pte. Ltd., has entered into an agreement to acquire a freehold residential site situate...

AVIC: Deltamarin Designs The World's First LNG Handysize Bulk Carriers.

27 Nov 2015 09:54

Deltamarin Ltd has signed a contract to design the world's first LNG handysize bulk carriers, which will point the way towards greener shipp...

Sabana REIT: Update On Master Leases Expired In 2015.

26 Nov 2015 18:06

Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust wishes to update unitholders that out of the 11 master leases expired in 2...

Riverstone: Acquisition Of Land For RM2.9 Million To Build A Factory & Worker Hostels.

26 Nov 2015 17:19

Riverstone Holdings Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Eco Medi Glove Sdn Bhd had acquired a piece of land of 9.364 acres located at Kamunti...

CITIC Envirotech: Secured 4 Projects Amounting To RMB617 Million.

25 Nov 2015 13:32

Build-Operate-Transfer project at Haining City, Zhejiang Province, China valued at RMB 182 million (SGD 40 million). BOT project at Gaoyang ...

Sabana REIT: Renewal Of Master Leases With Sponsor.

25 Nov 2015 10:34

The lease term for each of the three Master Leases will be for one year, commencing from 26 November 2015 to 26 November 2016, with an optio...



Global regulators finalise new capital rule for big insurers

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...


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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