The Business Times
Tuesday, 29 July, 2014    LOGIN TO BTINVEST


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Straits Times Index 3,358.92 8.75
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
473.8M 309.0M 131 128 844
Hang Seng Index 24,471.79 43.16
KLCI 1,877.34 -
Nikkei 225 15,591.07 61.67
South Korea KOSPI 2,059.40 10.59
Name Last Done Chg
Albedo 0.016 -0.001
W Corp^ 0.080 -0.002
Spackman 0.505 -
Adventus 0.042 +0.005
HSI24400MBeCW140828 0.084 +0.008
Charisma Energy 0.049 -
Armarda 0.006 -
GRP 0.107 +0.002
Beng Kuang 0.188 +0.001
HPH Trust USD 0.735 -0.010
IPC Corp 0.153 +0.013
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Updated: 29 Jul 2014 10:34 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

Market News

Most funds staying put in Malaysia

Most funds staying put in Malaysia

[PETALING JAYA] Notwithstanding recent moves by the world's largest asset manager BlackRock to reduce its exposure to Malaysian stocks... Looking for the Next Oil Boom? Follow the Tech

Looking for the Next Oil Boom? Follow the Tech

Much larger than Eagle Ford and once thought to have reached peak production, new technology has brought us full circle back to the...

Client-hungry hedge funds banking on ETFs

[NEW YORK] More client-hungry hedge fund managers are looking to put their investment strategies to work in exchange-traded funds, a move... Bond report: Rating downgrades for European banks

Bond report: Rating downgrades for European banks

Investors in the bonds of European financial institutions will increasingly be required to take losses during restructurings. As a result...

Hedge funds with 7.4% returns in 2013 underperform S&P 500

[NEW YORK] Hedge funds returned an average of 7.4 per cent last year, trailing the Standard & Poor's 500 Index for the fifth straight year...


Interra Resources: Chauk Development Well L 141 Completed As An Oil Producer.

29 Jul 2014 10:26

Interra Resources Limited wishes to inform shareholders that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc., has com...

TA Corporation: Sinotac Builder's BCA Tendering Limit Increased To S$42 Million.

29 Jul 2014 10:18

TA Corporation Ltd's wholly-owned subsidiary, Sinotac Builder's (S) Pte Ltd has obtained approval from Building and Construction Authority o...

Global Yellow Pages: Termination Of Shareholders' Agreement With OneEmpower.

29 Jul 2014 10:15

Global Yellow Pages Limited wishes to announce that by mutual agreement, the Company and OneEmpower have agreed to terminate the Shareholder...

China Great Land: Proposed Disposal Of Equipment & Machinery Of Sanya Pearl River Pile Co., And Hainan Huadi Building Material Co., For S$0.9 Million.

29 Jul 2014 10:09

China Great Land Holdings Ltd. wishes to announce that Sanya Pearl River Pile Co., Ltd and Hainan Huadi Building Material Co., Ltd, had on 2...

China Minzhong: 4Q14 Net Profit Down 22.6% To RMB125.9 Million.

29 Jul 2014 10:04

Branded business segment benefited from wider distribution network and increased consumer awareness. Net cash from operations increased 57....

Singapore Windsor: Appoints Consumer Marketing Specialist Mark Bedingham As New President And CEO.

29 Jul 2014 09:58

Singapore Windsor Holdings Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Bedingham as its new President and Chief Executive Off...

CSC: Expected To Report A Net Loss For 1Q2015.

29 Jul 2014 09:40

CSC Holdings Limited is expected to report a net loss for 1Q2015 as compared to a profit recorded in the corresponding period of the previou...

GMG: Registers Revenue Of S$442.8 Million For 1H2014 On Increased Sales Tonnage.

25 Jul 2014 17:41

Sales tonnage increased significantly by 24% to 168,959 tons in 1H2014. Continued weakness in natural rubber market price impacted the Group...

SIA Engineering: 1Q15 Net Profit Down 22.5% To S$53.5 Million.

25 Jul 2014 17:34

SIA Engineering Company Limited posted a profit attributable to owners of the parent of $53.5 million for the first quarter ended 30 June 20...

GRAMMY: CTH and GMM Grammy officially announced business partnership to a pay-tv service

25 Jul 2014 16:46

Yamada: Proposed Placement Of 35 Million New Ordinary Shares At S$0.16185 Each.

25 Jul 2014 13:36

Yamada Green Resources Limited had on 24 July 2014 entered into a conditional subscription agreement with Mr. Tangfen, pursuant to which the...

EDB: June 2014 Monthly Manufacturing Performance.

25 Jul 2014 13:32

On a year-on-year basis, Singapore's manufacturing output grew 0.4% in June 2014. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output increased 0.1%....

URA: Prices Of Private Residential Properties Decreased By 1% In 2nd Quarter 2014.

25 Jul 2014 11:45

Prices of private residential properties decreased by 1.0% in 2nd Quarter 2014, following the 1.3% decline in the previous quarter. This was...

HDB: The Resale Price Index Fell By 1.4% From 198.5 In 1st Quarter 2014 To 195.7 In 2nd Quarter 2014.

25 Jul 2014 11:42

The Resale Price Index fell by 1.4% from 198.5 in 1st Quarter 2014 to 195.7 in 2nd Quarter 2014. Resale transactions increased by 16% from 3...

SGX: Welcomes Alliance Mineral Assets To Catalist.

25 Jul 2014 11:32

Singapore Exchange is pleased to welcome the listing of Alliance Mineral Assets Limited on Catalist under the stock code "40F". Alliance Min...

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ISDN ropes in co-investors in Indonesia hydropower projects

29 Jul 2014 09:10

INTEGRATED engineering solutions provider ISDN Holdings has roped in See Hup Seng as a co-investor in its ventures into Indonesia's mini-hyd...

Singapore: Shares open higher on Tuesday

29 Jul 2014 09:05

SINGAPORE share prices opened higher on Tuesday with the Straits Times Index up 4.34 points to 3,354.51.Volume was 121.5 million shares wort...

Raffles Medical's Q2 up on healthcare and hospital services

29 Jul 2014 08:44

SECOND-QUARTER earnings for Raffles Medical Group (RMG) rose 8.5 per cent over the year to S$15.6 million on the back of higher patient load...

Japan jobless rate ticks up, offer ratio at 22-year high: govt

29 Jul 2014 08:39

[TOKYO] Japan's jobless rate rose for the first time in almost a year in June, while the ratio of job offers to job seekers hit a 22-year hi...

Tokyo: Stocks open up 0.23%

29 Jul 2014 08:37

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened 0.23 per cent higher on Tuesday, helped by easing concerns over April-June earnings after Japan's first sales ta...

Stats Chippac unveils better quality solutions for smaller apps

29 Jul 2014 08:32

STATS Chippac unveiled on Tuesday a more advanced semiconductor technology for future electronics markets, including space-constrained mobil...

Keppel Land invests US$70m in maiden US property investment

29 Jul 2014 08:09

IN ITS very first investment in the US, Keppel Land is investing about US$70 million in a residential development in New York City.The prope...

Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry businesses to JBS

29 Jul 2014 07:46

[LOS ANGELES] Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday it would sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses to JBS SA's Pilgrim's Pride for US$5...

With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival

29 Jul 2014 07:27

[TOKYO] Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly US$10 billion lost in six years by building a future aroun...

Herbalife cuts sales outlook, shares slide 10.5%

29 Jul 2014 07:20

[BANGALORE] Herbalife, a maker of weight-loss and nutritional products, cut its sales outlook for the year after raising it three months ear...

Bankruptcy court approves Fisker sale to Chinese firm

29 Jul 2014 06:55

[WASHINGTON] A bankruptcy court has approved the sale of one-time star electric carmaker Fisker Automotive to the Chinese auto parts group W...

France wages 'peach war' on Spanish imports

29 Jul 2014 06:41

[PARIS] France is stepping up cargo checks on trucks carrying fruit over the border from Spain in what is increasingly looking like a "peach...

MH17 crash: Countries with victims agree prosecution team

29 Jul 2014 06:38

[THE HAGUE] Ukraine and 11 countries that lost citizens in downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 agreed on Monday to set up a joint team of p...

MH17 crash: Black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Kiev

29 Jul 2014 06:37

[KIEV] Black boxes recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in rebel-held east Ukraine show shrapnel from a rocket explosion caus...

EU hits Putin business associates with sanctions: officials

29 Jul 2014 06:27

[BRUSSELS] The EU agreed on Monday to impose asset freezes and travel bans on business figures and entities closely associated with Russian ...

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29 Jul 2014 09:16:15


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25 Jul 2014 18:06:03

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