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Straits Times Index 3,345.32 29.72
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,130.1M 1,022.7M 251 140 793
Hang Seng Index 23,437.12 87.48
KLCI 1,809.13 -13.16
Nikkei 225 17,357.51 56.65
South Korea KOSPI 1,964.84 6.80
Name Last Done Chg
Golden Agri-Res 0.450 -
HSI23800MBeCW141230 0.080 +0.002
OLS^ 0.014 +0.002
IHC 0.280 +0.005
Advance SCT 0.001 -0.001
Genting Sing 1.125 +0.020
HSI23000MBePW141230 0.084 -0.014
Resources Prima 0.193 +0.009
Memstar Tech 0.014 -
HSI24400MBeCW141230 0.053 +0.003
ThaiBev 0.705 +0.010
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Updated: 21 Nov 2014 17:04 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


1H FY2014 Interim Results Briefing
18 Nov 2014
1H FY2014 Interim Results Briefing

Market News

Equity markets could face a difficult year in 2015

FOR several years equity markets have been able to weather various geopolitical concerns, ranging from worries that Greece's financial... All eyes on Kenya: The next big oil exporter

All eyes on Kenya: The next big oil exporter

Not even the specter of a spillover of Islamic extremism from Somalia can dampen the atmosphere in Kenya, where commercial oil production... 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... Bond market to benefit from Shanghai-HK stock link

Bond market to benefit from Shanghai-HK stock link

CHINA'S plan to give foreign investors unprecedented access to mainland equities through the Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange link has JPMorgan...

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...


HSBC says Swiss unit charged in Paris with money-laundering

21 Nov 2014 20:44

[PARIS] HSBC Private Bank, the Swiss subsidiary of British banking group HSBC, said on Friday it has been charged in Paris with money-launde...

VW announces multi-billion investment plan on expansion, models

21 Nov 2014 20:16

[FRANKFURT] Volkswagen on Friday announced it will invest 85.6 billion euros (US$106 billion) in its automotive operations over the next fiv...

China central bank rules out strong economic stimulus after rate cut

21 Nov 2014 19:44

[BEIJING] China's economy is still growing at a reasonable speed and there is no need to use any aggressive measures to stimulate growth, th...

China central bank cuts interest rates to lift sagging economy

21 Nov 2014 18:59

[BEIJING] China cut its benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years on Friday to lower borrowing costs and lift a coo...

Owner of luxury retailer Net-a-Porter eyes 2015 IPO: Bloomberg

21 Nov 2014 18:58

[NEW YORK] Luxury goods group Richemont is considering a market listing for online retailer Net-a-Porter as early as next year, Bloomberg re...

Malaysia's Genting net profit drops 23.6 pct as Singapore gaming unit drags

21 Nov 2014 18:48

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's Genting , which controls Southeast Asia's largest casino operator, said on Friday that third-quarter net profit fe...

iFAST Corporation holding briefings for IPO

21 Nov 2014 18:09

REGIONAL financial services firm iFAST Corporation has extended a special invitation to declared accredited investors to learn more about it...

Malaysia to abolish fuel subsidies from December: ministry

21 Nov 2014 18:04

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia will abolish subsidies for petrol and diesel from Dec 1, the government said on Friday. Retail prices for RON95 petr...

Malaysia: Shares end lower

21 Nov 2014 17:34

MALAYSIAN shares ended lower on Friday with the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index slipping 13.16 points to close at 1,809.13. Some 1.77 billion l...

Singapore: Shares end higher

21 Nov 2014 17:19

SINGAPORE shares ended higher on Friday with the Straits Times Index gaining 29.72 points to 3,345.32. Some 1.16 billion shares, valued at S...

Hong Kong: Shares rebound as casinos gain, but shed over 2% on week

21 Nov 2014 16:25

[SHANGHAI] Hong Kong shares snapped a four-day losing streak on Friday as profit-taking pressure eased, but ended lower on the week despite ...

China's central bank says Chinese markets have ample liquidity

21 Nov 2014 16:09

[BEIJING] There is abundant liquidity in China's financial markets and the Chinese central bank would provide liquidity support when needed,...

Seoul: Won recovers from 15-month low on yen rebound; shares edge higher

21 Nov 2014 14:34

[SEOUL] The South Korean won closed a shade higher against the dollar on Friday, underpinned by short-covering and a rebound in the Japanese...

Indonesia introduces debt market benchmark indexes

21 Nov 2014 14:30

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's debt market regulator on Friday launched three sets of indexes on local government and corporate bonds which it said w...

Tokyo: Stocks close up 0.33%

21 Nov 2014 14:14

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed up 0.33 per cent Friday on buying on dips with investors focusing on political developments as Japan gears up fo...

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21 Nov 2014 20:29

Sinjia Land: Resignation Of Group Chief Financial Officer.

21 Nov 2014 17:44

Peter Tan resigns as Group Chief Financial Officer on 28/11/2014 to pursue other interest. He is responsible for the group's financial manag...

Golden Ocean: Reports Loss Of $11.6 Million For The Third Quarter Of 2014.

21 Nov 2014 15:06

Golden Ocean Group Limited reports loss of $11.7 million and loss per share of $0.03 for the third quarter of 2014. This compares with profi...

CapitaLand: Volunteerism Gains Momentum With 25,000 Hours Devoted To Charity Work Year-To-Date.

21 Nov 2014 10:12

CapitaLand Volunteer Day launched in 2013 as flagship activity to boost volunteer participation among staff. Staff participation increases 2...

Keppel T&T: Expands Data Centre Capabilities In The Netherlands.

21 Nov 2014 10:08

Keppel Data Centres Holding Pte Ltd, a joint venture between Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd and Keppel Land Limited, has ann...

ST Engineering: Announces New Key Management Positions.

21 Nov 2014 10:07

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd announced the appointment of senior management personnel to new key management positions in the Group...

TPV: Post 3Q14 Net Profit Of US$34.8 Million Vs 3Q13 Net Loss Of US$45.7 Million.

21 Nov 2014 09:54

Riding the wave of positive momentum built in the second quarter, TPV continued to show signs that it was on path for a healthy recovery. Du...

DeClout: Acclivis Launches Enterprise Mobility-As-A-Service With Blackberry Partnership In Asia Pacific.

20 Nov 2014 18:11

Acclivis Technologies and Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DeClout Limited, announced the availability of BES12, a cross-platform Ent...

GDS Global: FY2014 Net Profit Up 161.3% To S$4.5 Million.

20 Nov 2014 18:06

GDS Global Limited's revenue for the financial year ended 30 September 2014 was S$23.87 million with an increase of S$8.21 million or 52.4% ...

Starland: Expected To Report A Net Loss For FY2014.

20 Nov 2014 17:50

Starland Holdings Limited is expected to report a net loss for the Full Year Results, mainly due to lower revenue, an impairment loss on pro...

First REIT: Siloam Hospitals Manado & Hotel Aryaduta Manado Not Affected By Maluku Earthquake.

20 Nov 2014 17:33

First Real Estate Investment Trust would like to advise that the operations of its properties in Manado namely, Siloam Hospitals Manado & Ho...

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT: Announces Interest Savings With Refinancing Agreement.

20 Nov 2014 17:18

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT will save approximately S$1.3 million per annum in interest cost under a new refinancing arrangement for it...

COSCO: Delivery Of Tender Barge.

20 Nov 2014 17:13

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited wishes to announce that COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned C...

CapitaLand: Ascott To Launch Its First Citadines Apart'hotel In South Korea.

20 Nov 2014 11:10

CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited, has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart'h...

GLP: Co-Founder Mr Jeffrey H. Schwartz Passed Away.

20 Nov 2014 11:06

Global Logistic Properties Limited announces with great sadness that, on November 19, 2014, its beloved and respected leader, Jeffrey H. Sch...

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20 Nov 2014 17:42:05

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