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  • Higher grants: No rush to cancel earlier HDB resale transactions


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  • Singapore fintech investment down 65% in 2016: KPMG

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  • Leveraged ETFs expected to return in Q2: SGX


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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 3,123.11 -14.46
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
129.2M 100.2M 74 55 636
Hang Seng Index 24,114.86 -
KLCI 1,704.48 -
Nikkei 225 19,345.56 -25.90
South Korea KOSPI 2,105.27 -2.36
Dow Jones Index 20,810.32 34.72
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Updated: 24 Feb 2017 09:12 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


FSL Trust: Reports An Increase In Cash & Cash Equivalents From US$28.8 Million (FY2015) To US$42.9 Million (FY2016) & Impairment Of US$44.1 Million.

23 Feb 2017 18:07

The Trust reported lower revenue of US$23.2 million for 4QFY16 and US$98.1 million for FY2016, which is 10.6% and 7.9% lower than in the pre...

BHG Retail REIT: Beats Forecast In Maiden Year DPU Of 5.45 Cents , 2.4% Above Forecast Annualised Distribution Yield Of 7.87%.

23 Feb 2017 17:45

High portfolio occupancy rate of 97.6%. Healthy rental reversion. FY 2016 amount available for distribution up 2.9% against forecast...

Hyflux: Posts Net Profit Of S$4.8 Million In 2016.

23 Feb 2017 17:25

Record revenue of S$987 million in 2016 but net profit hard hit by weak Singapore electricity market. Commencement of new projects in Saudi ...

MMP Resources Japan K.K.: Records Maiden Profit For Its First Month of Operations Of The Ski Resort.

23 Feb 2017 10:31

MMP Resources Limited's wholly-owned Japanese entity, MMP Resources Japan K.K., had recorded its maiden net profit of approximately ¥3,300,...

Global Invacom: Announces FY2016 Results.

23 Feb 2017 10:20

Revenue US$127.3 million (FY2015: US$129.1 million) including first full-year contributions from U.S. subsidiary Global Skyware. Gross profi...

Centurion: Achieves Milestone With Launch Of New Student Accommodation Brand 'dwell'.

23 Feb 2017 10:07

New brand anchors on Centurion's core value of "Managing with a Heart" and mission to build cohesive communities across its student accommod...



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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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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