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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 2,876.93 7.36
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
698.2M 654.2M 156 197 420
Hang Seng Index 22,826.87 6.09
KLCI 1,680.30 -1.76
Nikkei 225 16,555.95 -41.35
South Korea KOSPI 2,042.92 -0.84
Dow Jones Index 18,481.48 -65.82
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 25 Aug 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


ISOTeam: Achieves Another Record Full Year Results On The Back Of Expansion Initiatives.

25 Aug 2016 09:59

Performance underpinned by strong growth in new C&P and Others segments with revenues growing 231.0% and 185.0% respectively. Proposes a fin...

COSCO: Delivery Of Jack-Up Rigs.

24 Aug 2016 17:37

COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has deliv...

COSCO: Delivery Of Vessel.

24 Aug 2016 17:35

COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has de...

UG Healthcare: Achieves 72% Increase In Net Profit To S$5.5 Million For FY2016.

24 Aug 2016 17:30

Group achieved planned production capacity of 1.9 billion gloves per annum and higher sales through its own distribution networks, but under...

Midas: Wins High Speed & Metro Train Contracts Worth RMB53.8 Million In The PRC.

24 Aug 2016 17:23

RMB34.6 million contract for the supply of aluminium alloy extrusion profiles and fabricated parts for high-speed train cars. RMB19.2 millio...

DeClout: Awards 1st Scholarship To Groom Singapore's Next Generation Global Business Leaders.

23 Aug 2016 21:18

DeClout Limited is pleased to partner with International Enterprise Singapore to jointly award the Group's first corporate undergraduate sch...



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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