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  • UOL, Kheng Leong to sell first phase of Alexandra condo at over S$1,600 psf


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  • StanChart to cut up to 25% senior staff jobs


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  • Haze clears over Asian markets


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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 2,998.50 51.47
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,848.5M 1,386.9M 291 98 397
Hang Seng Index 22,458.80 103.89
KLCI 1,706.54 14.34
Nikkei 225 18,438.67 297.50
South Korea KOSPI 2,019.53 13.69
Dow Jones Index 17,050.75 138.46
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 09 Oct 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Courage Marine: Disposal Of 27.47% Stake By Substantial Shareholders To Mr Suen Cho Hung, Paul.

09 Oct 2015 10:46

The entire issued share capital of the Purchaser is held by Brilliant Epic Asia Limited, a company incorporated in the British Virgin Island...

Rex: Appoints Oil Veteran Svein Kjellesvik As Chief Operating Officer.

08 Oct 2015 17:11

Rex International Holding Limited announced the appointment of oil veteran Mr Svein Kjellesvik as its new Chief Operating Officer. Mr Kjelle...

CDL HTrust: Official Opening Of Claymore Connect.

07 Oct 2015 18:13

CDL Hospitality Trusts is pleased to announce the official opening of Claymore Connect, formerly known as Orchard Hotel Shopping Arcade, fol...

DeClout: Spin-Off & Listing Of Procurri Corporation On The Mainboard Of SGX-ST.

07 Oct 2015 10:08

DeClout Limited is proposing to undertake a spin-off of its subsidiary, Procurri Corporation Pte. Ltd. to be listed on the Mainboard of the ...

A-REIT: Pricing Of S$300 Million 4.75% Subordinated Perpetual Securities.

06 Oct 2015 10:25

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust wishes to announce the pricing of S$300,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of fixed rate subordinat...

ThaiBev: TRIS Rating Upgrades Company Rating To "AA" With "Stable" Outlook.

06 Oct 2015 10:12

TRIS Rating Co., Ltd, a rating agency in Thailand, for domestic credit rating, has completed its annually review of Thai Beverage Public Com...



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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