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Straits Times Index 3,309.04 11.75
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
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HSI24600MBeCW141030 0.095 +0.007
Singapore eDev 0.002 +0.001
EMS Energy R 0.007 +0.002
Compact Metal 0.056 +0.002
HSI24400MBePW141030 0.129 -0.012
TopGlobal W150929 0.003 -
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HSI25200MBeCW141127 0.084 +0.006
Keppel Reit 1.210 -0.020
Metal Component 0.072 +0.002
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Updated: 19 Sep 2014 09:44 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


12 Aug 2014

Market News

Global equities reach record US$66 trillion as S&P 500 hits 2,000

Global equities reach record US$66 trillion as S&P 500 hits 2,000

[LONDON] Rallies from Brazil to Japan and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index's first trip above 2,000 have sent the value of global equities... Palm oil slump set to deepen: UBS analyst

Palm oil slump set to deepen: UBS analyst

[KUALA LUMPUR] Palm oil's rout is set to deepen with prices extending declines to less than RM2,000 (S$788) a metric tonne on ample global... ETFs gaining favour over traditional investment funds

ETFs gaining favour over traditional investment funds

[LONDON] The blossoming love affair with index-based investing and exchange-traded funds is sweeping aside more traditional investment...

Asia's bond markets need more support

IT is a curious fact that while Asia's "emerging" stock markets have become familiar to portfolio investors around the world, the issuance...

Average 9.6% YTD total return for S'pore office Reits

SINGAPORE-listed office real estate investment trusts (Reits) have generated an average year-to-date return of 9.6 per cent and a median...


Thakral: Consumer Electronics Joint Venture In Timor-Leste With Jape Group.

18 Sep 2014 17:33

Electronic Hub, Lda., a 70% subsidiary of Thakral Corporation Ltd, had been established with a view to bring Thakral's expertise and market ...

G. K. Goh: Acquisition Of Hidden Valley Golf & Country Club For A$1.5 Million.

18 Sep 2014 17:26

Habitat Assets Pty Ltd, a 65%-owned subsidiary, has acquired 100% of the issued and paid-up share capital of Hidden Valley Golf & Country Cl...

SGX: Jefferies Joins Derivatives Market.

18 Sep 2014 17:24

Singapore Exchange is pleased to welcome Jefferies Singapore Ltd as a Clearing and Trading member to its derivatives market. The admission o...

CNMC Goldmine: Completion Of The Installation Of 350 Tonnes Per Hour Crushing System.

18 Sep 2014 17:14

CNMC Goldmine Holdings Limited is delighted to update that the installation of a 350 tonnes per hour crushing system has been completed. The...

Metal Component: Inks MOU With Hangzhou Honghua To Co-Develop & Manufacture New Model Of Digital Textile Printer.

18 Sep 2014 13:36

The full production volume is estimated to be 20,000 to 50,000 sets per year from the first quarter of 2016, based on projections by Atexco....

Singapore eDevelopment: Raises S$40.6 Million In Net Proceeds From Major Rights Issue To Propel Growth Via Property Development & IT.

18 Sep 2014 10:14

Singapore eDevelopment Ltd. had raised S$40.6 million in net proceeds from a major Rights Issue as part of a strategy to propel corporate re...

Singapore eDevelopment: Rights Issue 94.85% Subscribed.

18 Sep 2014 10:11

Singapore eDevelopment Ltd. wishes to announce that, as at the close of the Rights Issue on 12 September 2014, acceptances and excess applic...

RafflesEducationCorp: Expands Into Hospitality Management Education In Switzerland.

18 Sep 2014 10:09

Raffles Education Corporation Limited announced a CHF 29.12 million, approximately S$39.8 million, acquisition of a hotel and facilities, se...

Frasers Centrepoint: TCC Prosperity To Subscribe For S$250 Million Perpetual Securities.

18 Sep 2014 10:03

Frasers Centrepoint Limited wishes to announce that TCC Prosperity Limited has agreed to subscribe for S$250,000,000 in aggregate principal ...

Frasers Centrepoint: Issue Of S$600 Million 4.88% Subordinated Perpetual Securities.

18 Sep 2014 10:00

Frasers Centrepoint Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, FCL Treasury Pte. Ltd., proposes to issue S$600,000,000 4.88% subordinated perpetual ...

Xpress: Seals New Deals With Global Logistics Giants.

18 Sep 2014 09:58

Xpress New Media Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xpress Holdings Ltd, has added new services to its business which includes providing ...

Mermaid: Awarded US$45 Million Saturation Diving Contracts In Middle East.

18 Sep 2014 09:53

Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited's wholly owned subsidiary in the Middle East has been awarded two saturation diving services contrac...

E2-Capital: Reverse Takeover By Astaka Padu For S$428 Million.

18 Sep 2014 09:44

E-2 Capital Holdings Limited had on 17 September 2014 entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement for the sale by the Shareholder...

Sunlight: Renewal Of The EL 1857 Licence With 50% Reduction In Licensed Area To 222 Sq Km.

17 Sep 2014 18:10

Sunlight Group Hldg Ltd is pleased to announce that the EL 1857 Licence has been renewed for a further term of approximately two years from ...

Nam Lee: Re-Location Of Manufacturing Facilities To Malaysia.

17 Sep 2014 18:07

The incorporation of Swan Metal Products Sdn Bhd is to facilitate the re-location of manufacturing facilities from Singapore to Malaysia...

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SGX to offer more Asian FX futures contracts

19 Sep 2014 08:14

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) is adding new Asian foreign exchange (FX) futures contracts to augment its suite of FX offerings which will be avai...

Sterling rises after Scotland poll shows UK support

19 Sep 2014 07:52

[WELLINGTON] Sterling rose to a two-week high against the US dollar on Friday after a poll showed support for Scotland to remain in the Unit...

ECB's Coeure and Germany's Asmussen call for German tax cuts

19 Sep 2014 07:40

[FRANKFURT] A top European Central Bank policymaker and a senior German government official have made a joint call for Germany to promote in...

Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17

19 Sep 2014 07:04

[SAN FRANCISCO] Samsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17.The South Korean con...

Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research

19 Sep 2014 07:03

[SEATTLE] Microsoft Corp will close its Silicon Valley research-and-development operation as part of 2,100 layoffs announced on Thursday, as...

South Korea August producer prices edge back down vs July

19 Sep 2014 07:00

[SEOUL] South Korea's producer prices slipped in August in annual terms, central bank data showed on Friday, turning negative again and keep...

Unsecured Nomura-backed loan, missing CEO add red flags to China lending

19 Sep 2014 06:51

[SINGAPORE] Nomura Holdings Inc and co-lenders spent nine months poring over the books, sizing up management and even checking out the facto...

Payback time: Indebted Chinese firms face off with ratings agencies

19 Sep 2014 06:49

[HONG KONG] Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with a new adversary at what is a ve...

Oracle's Ellison steps aside, co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over

19 Sep 2014 06:47

[SAN FRANCISCO] Oracle Corp's longstanding Chief Executive Larry Ellison stepped down on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and ...

For Singapore, F1 race gets tourism back on track

19 Sep 2014 06:46

[SINGAPORE] Singapore will be counting on its marquee Formula One race to help make up for a 30 per cent drop in Chinese tourists this year....

Google to boost Android encryption, joining Apple

19 Sep 2014 06:43

[SAN FRANCISCO] Google said Thursday it would beef up encryption of its mobile operating system, so that it would not hold "keys" to devices...

Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute

19 Sep 2014 06:42

[SAN FRANCISCO] Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but...

Three quarters of Japanese firms prefer a stronger yen: Reuters poll

19 Sep 2014 06:40

[TOKYO] The yen's rapid descent to six-year lows against the dollar is starting to push beyond comfort zones for three quarters of Japanese ...

Alibaba sets IPO share price, to raise US$25b

19 Sep 2014 05:55

[NEW YORK] Chinese online retail giant Alibaba priced its stock at US$68 on Thursday, setting in motion a record-breaking public offering of...

Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

19 Sep 2014 05:53

[EDINBURGH] Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or declare independence to break the 307-year-old union in a fin...

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