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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 2,842.53 11.47
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
709.6M 266.4M 161 120 485
Hang Seng Index 23,446.92 72.52
KLCI 1,675.75 5.77
Nikkei 225 17,226.21 41.62
South Korea KOSPI 2,041.57 8.57
Dow Jones Index 18,145.71 -16.64
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 24 Oct 2016 13:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Global Invacom: U.S. Subsidiary Changes Trading Name To Global Skyware.

24 Oct 2016 11:44

Global Invacom Group Limited's U.S. subsidiary Raven Antenna Systems Inc, previously trading as Skyware Global, has been rebranded Global Sk...

CMT: 3Q 2016 Net Property Income Increases 5.5% Year-On-Year.

24 Oct 2016 09:50

For the period 1 January 2016 to 30 September 2016, distributable income was S$292.3 million, 0.7% higher than the S$290.1 million for the s...

Cordlife: Appoints Marketing Agent In Myanmar.

21 Oct 2016 17:31

Cordlife has signed marketing agreement with Myanmar-based Bio Secure Company Limited, in line with the Group's strategy to grow in both sca...

TRIYARDS: Ends FY16 With Revenue Growth & A Total Order Book Value Of US$422 Million Despite Challenging Environment.

21 Oct 2016 10:21

TRIYARDS sustains momentum by adding US$27.55 million to its order book with new fabrication projects, service vessel and floating dock. Tur...

Singapore Myanmar Investco: To Divest Its Myanmar's Telecom Tower Business For US$12.7 Million.

21 Oct 2016 10:04

Cash proceeds from the divestment to strengthen balance sheet of the Group. Focus on the expansion of the Group's high-growth business ventu...

Ascott REIT: 3Q 2016 Distribution Per Unit Rises 14% To 2.35 Cents.

21 Oct 2016 09:59

Ascott Residence Trust's distribution per unit for 3Q 2016 rose 14% year-on-year to 2.35 cents, the highest DPU registered in the past three...



Great Eastern unit subscribes for additional shares in GEH subsidiary for S$24m

CIMB, Sompo ink S'pore deal to distribute general insurance products

In a multi-million dollar deal, CIMB Bank Singapore will distribute Sompo Insurance Singapore's general insurance products, such as motor...

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


Personal Finance

Get cash by just tapping ATM with mobile phone

Soon you will be able to withdraw cash from the ATM by tapping your mobile phone which can also issue digital credit cards.

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...

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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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