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Straits Times Index 2,961.81 64.40
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
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Hang Seng Index 22,515.76 684.14
KLCI 1,689.25 26.74
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Ezra 0.123 +0.009
IHC 0.099 +0.013
Noble 0.405 +0.025
Vallianz 0.052 +0.006
Rex Intl 0.102 +0.007
Golden Agri-Res 0.370 -0.010
Ezion 0.725 +0.065
Healthway Med 0.037 +0.003
Charisma Energy 0.014 +0.002
Debao Property 0.046 +0.004
SingTel 3.750 -0.010
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Updated: 07 Oct 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

Fund Manager's Take

15 Apr 2015

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US: Stocks open higher as oil prices continue rise

07 Oct 2015 22:17

[NEW YORK] Wall Street opened higher on Wednesday as crude oil prices rose for the fourth day in a row, with Brent crude on track to post it...

Indonesia will accept Singapore's offer of help with the haze: Vivian Balakrishnan

07 Oct 2015 21:58

Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan has revealed for the first time that Indonesia has accepted Singapore's offer t...

US senators probe tax credit related to VW "clean-burning" cars

07 Oct 2015 21:49

[WASHINGTON] Top senators on the US Senate Finance Committee are investigating Volkswagen AG's actions related to federal tax credits design...

Heineken boosts Caribbean, Malaysian presence

07 Oct 2015 21:24

[THE HAGUE] Dutch beer giant Heineken Wednesday announced a deal worth 696 million euros (S$1.1 billion) with the world's biggest distiller,...

Trio wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for DNA repair work

07 Oct 2015 20:47

[STOCKHOLM] Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the US and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednes...

Moody's maintains US credit rating and stable outlook

07 Oct 2015 20:30

[NEW YORK] Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service upheld the United States' triple-A credit rating and stable outlook on Wednesday, but it...

CDL's Kwek Leng Joo among winners of President's Award for the Environment

07 Oct 2015 20:02

CITY Developments Limited (CDL) deputy chairman Kwek Leng Joo is among four winners to be conferred the President's Award for the Environmen...

Singapore Wrap Wednesday

07 Oct 2015 20:00

Today's notable stories

Taiwan's KMT to consider replacing presidential candidate

07 Oct 2015 19:57

[TAIPEI] Taiwan's ruling party called an emergency meeting to consider replacing its presidential nominee after she fell further behind her ...

Coffee Day eyes US$1b valuation with biggest Indian IPO in 3 yrs

07 Oct 2015 19:32

[MUMBAI] India's Coffee Day Enterprises, which runs the nation's biggest coffee chain, said it is eyeing a valuation of as much as 67.5 bill...

AirAsia shares rise on report budget carrier may be taken private

07 Oct 2015 18:56

[KUALA LUMPUR] AirAsia Bhd climbed the most in almost three weeks in Kuala Lumpur trading after Reuters reported that founders of Southeast ...

CEO and deputy's investment in IHC 'personal and independent', says Oxley

07 Oct 2015 18:48

REAL estate developer Oxley Holdings on Wednesday clarified that the reported acquisitions in International Healthway Corp (IHC) by its chie...

Singapore not immune to global competition and uncertainty: Lim Swee Say

07 Oct 2015 18:30

[SINGAPORE] Singapore is not immune to growing uncertainty and keener competition in the global economy, said Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say...

Qatar said to remain top Glencore holder after share sale

07 Oct 2015 18:27

[LONDON] Qatar's sovereign-wealth fund participated in a US$2.5 billion stock offering by Glencore Plc last month, maintaining its status as...

Concern as German industrial output stutters

07 Oct 2015 18:07

[BERLIN] German industrial output unexpectedly slumped in August, the economy ministry said on Wednesday, as Europe's top export power feels...

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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...

Singapore Medical Group: 50% Stake In Joint Venture With Cardioscan.

07 Oct 2015 17:44

Cardioscan Pty Ltd is a company incorporated in Australia in 1984 and is principally engaged in the provision of cardiac monitoring and repo...

PEC: S$19 Million Outstanding From Jurong Aromatics Corporation, May Report Loss For FY2015 On Provision Of Doubtful Debts.

07 Oct 2015 17:38

Jurong Aromatics Corporation Pte Ltd is a client of PEC Ltd. and as at 30 June 2015, the Group has provided services, for which an amount of...

Singapore O&G: Termination Of Surgical Service Agreement With FeM Surgery.

07 Oct 2015 17:30

Singapore O&G Ltd. has received a notice of termination from FeM Surgery Pte. Ltd. with effect on 7 October 2015 on the surgical service agr...

Golden Energy & Resources: Issue Of 1.98 Million New Ordinary Shares At S$0.67 Each To Deloitte.

07 Oct 2015 17:24

Golden Energy and Resources Limited has on 7 October 2015 entered into a settlement agreement with Deloitte & Touche Financial Advisory Serv...

SIA Engineering: 49% Stake In Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services.

07 Oct 2015 17:20

Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte Ltd will offer a customized, comprehensive and integrated suite of engineering, materials manageme...

Fortune REIT: Conversion To Secondary Listing On SGX-ST.

07 Oct 2015 10:12

Fortune Real Estate Investment Trust has been exploring the possibility of changing its listing status on the Main Board of The Singapore Ex...

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 ...

Fuji Offset: IPark Development Purchase Of Land In Johor, Malaysia For S$120.5 Million.

07 Oct 2015 10:00

IPark Development Sdn Bhd had entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement dated 11 August 2015 with Senai Airport City Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-ow...

Hong Leong Asia: Sells Xiamen Plant For RMB189.5 Million & Consolidates Assembly Operations.

07 Oct 2015 09:54

China Yuchai International Limited's main subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited, has entered into an equity transfer agreemen...

Ziwo: RMB95.6 Million Compensation For Defective Products To 3 Companies.

06 Oct 2015 17:51

Zhihe (Fujian) Technology Co., Ltd has entered into compensation settlement agreements with 3 companies over the sale of defective products ...

Pan Hong: Sino Harbour Enter Pharmaceutical Inspection Industry.

06 Oct 2015 17:38

The New Company shall develop a trading platform to assist pharmaceutical products from the PRC to enter into the markets in the United Stat...

GLP: Leases 25,000 Sqm To CEVA Logistics In San Francisco Bay Area.

06 Oct 2015 17:18

San Francisco Bay Area location allows CEVA to rapidly expand distribution and more efficiently service customers. Furthers customer relatio...

Frasers Centrepoint: A$520 Million Development At Central Park Receives The Green Light.

06 Oct 2015 10:30

Joint venture partners, Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia, have been given the green light on the next significant stag...

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...

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