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Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
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HSI23800UBeCW161229 0.124 +0.007
Katrina 0.340 -
Noble 0.165 -0.003
Ezra 0.057 -0.001
HSI22200MBeCW160929 0.145 +0.006
CNMC Goldmine 0.495 +0.055
ThaiBev 1.035 +0.030
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Addvalue Tech 0.033 +0.001
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Updated: 26 Jul 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

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15 Apr 2015

Market News

ABS boosts due diligence guidelines for SGX listings

ABS boosts due diligence guidelines for SGX listings

Brent crude surpasses US$50 a barrel for first time this year

Brent crude surpasses US$50 a barrel for first time this year

BOJ's ETF position risks becoming too big to exit, lawmaker says

BOJ's ETF position risks becoming too big to exit, lawmaker says

The Bank of Japan must drastically lower its presence in the nation's stock market if it wants to preserve the ability to one day unwind... Singapore Savings Bonds have drawn S$810 million after first six offerings: MAS

Singapore Savings Bonds have drawn S$810 million after first six offerings: MAS

SINGAPORE Savings Bonds have drawn 32,000 investors and S$810 million of their money after the first six offerings of the product, the... Good buys for Reits harder to come by with lower debt limits

Good buys for Reits harder to come by with lower debt limits

THE recently enforced lower debt limit for real estate investment trusts (Reits) is making it harder for Reits to do yield-accretive...


VW plans new fix proposal for 3.0 litre vehicles: Justice Dept

27 Jul 2016 00:23

[WASHINGTON] Volkswagen AG plans to offer a new proposal to fix 85,000 polluting 3.0 litre vehicles after regulators rejected an earlier pla...

BlackBerry unveils second, cheaper, Android device

27 Jul 2016 00:20

[TORONTO] BlackBerry Ltd unveiled an Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device that combines Alphabet Inc's popular software and broad app ...

Indonesia president expected to announce cabinet reshuffle on Wed: sources

27 Jul 2016 00:18

[JAKARTA] Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to announce his second cabinet reshuffle in less than two years on Wednesday, two sou...

Swiss to pass information on HSBC accounts to US tax agency

26 Jul 2016 22:06

[ZURICH] Switzerland said it plans to give information to US tax authorities about accounts at HSBC Holdings Plc's Swiss private bank, as pa...

Swiss get "largely compliant" rating for tax assistance: finance ministry

26 Jul 2016 22:02

[BERNE] Neutral Switzerland has got an overall rating of "largely compliant" in an international review of how well it shares information wi...

US stocks flat ahead of Fed meeting, Apple earnings

26 Jul 2016 21:59

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks opened little-changed Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated earnings from Apple and the start of a two-day Federal...

Strong will on both sides to preserve common travel between UK and Ireland: May

26 Jul 2016 21:50

[LONDON] There is strong will in both Britain and Ireland to preserve the common travel area between the countries following Britain's vote ...

Increase in US home prices falls short of expectations

26 Jul 2016 21:26

[NEW YORK] US single-family home prices rose less than expected on an annual basis in May, and were down from the prior month, a survey show...

Elderly priest killed in French church, attack claimed by Islamic State

26 Jul 2016 21:04

[SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France] An priest in his mid-80s was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded on Tuesday in an a...

India central bank governor defends inflation record, urges independence

26 Jul 2016 20:49

[MUMBAI] The Reserve Bank of India's outgoing governor, Raghuram Rajan, on Tuesday staunchly defended his record in curbing inflation and cl...

S$100m budget to enhance Singapore's quality and standards ecosystem: Tharman

26 Jul 2016 20:49

THE government will set aside a budget of S$100 million over the next five years to enhance Singapore's Quality & Standards (Q&S) ec...

London mayor seeks more powers to protect post-Brexit city

26 Jul 2016 20:32

[LONDON] London Mayor Sadiq Khan, seeking more powers for the British capital to protect the city after Britons voted to leave the European ...

UK government to open 3 new offices in US to boost trade: minister

26 Jul 2016 20:13

[LONDON] The British government will open three new offices in the United States to promote British business and economic ties following its...

BBR Holdings wins S$57.6m contract for modular housing

26 Jul 2016 19:22

CONSTRUCTION company BBR Holdings has secured a S$57.6 million contract for the modular system for four blocks of housing along Upper Aljuni...

EU privacy watchdogs keep open mind on new US data pact

26 Jul 2016 19:22

[BRUSSELS] European Union privacy watchdogs will let a new EU-US commercial data pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic trad...

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Cogent: The Grandstand Master Tenancy Extended To 2020 By SLA.

26 Jul 2016 18:16

The current master tenancy at The Grandstand will expire on 28 February 2018. The Singapore Land Authority has, through its written correspo...

BBR: Awarded S$57.6 Million Contract.

26 Jul 2016 18:08

BBR Holdings (S) Ltd has secured a new contract for the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of the Pre-fabricated, Pre-finished V...

Soo Kee: Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Opening Of New SOOKEE HQ & New Initiatives To Enhance Market Leadership.

26 Jul 2016 17:57

New corporate headquarters building at Changi Business Park will house regional research and design hub and serve as a springboard for futur...

SIA Engineering: Posts Group Profit Of S$198.4 Million For 1st Quarter 2016-17.

26 Jul 2016 17:54

SIA Engineering Company Limited posted a profit attributable to owners of the parent of $198.4 million for the quarter ended 30 June 2016, a...

Transcorp: Resignation Of Auditors.

26 Jul 2016 17:34

Transcorp Holdings Limited intent to change its auditors from Ernst & Young LLP to Baker Tilly TFW LLP. Ernst & Young LLP gave notice of it...

Silverlake: Sale Of 1 Million Global InfoTech Shares For RM37.61 Million.

26 Jul 2016 17:31

Silverlake Axis Ltd. has sold a further 1,000,000 Global InfoTech Co. Ltd. Shares, by block trade on ChiNext of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange ...

Sheng Siong: Net Profit Grew 11.3% YoY To S$15.2 Million For 2Q2016.

26 Jul 2016 17:24

Revenue increased 5.5% yoy to S$188.8 million in 2Q2016 mainly contributed by new stores. Gross profit margin increased to 26.1% in 2Q2016 f...

COSCO: Delivery Of Vessel.

26 Jul 2016 17:12

COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has deliv...

Mapletree Commercial Trust: Achieves Robust Operating Performance In 1Q FY16/17.

26 Jul 2016 17:08

Gross Revenue and Net Property Income for 1Q FY16/17 grew 5.2% and 3.7% respectively from 1Q FY15/16. Distribution per Unit for 1Q FY16/17 w...

AGO: MINDEF Invested S$50.26 Million IN US REIT ETF Without Approval.

26 Jul 2016 15:48

AGO noted that MINDEF had invested $50.26 million in a United States Real Estate Investment Trust exchange-traded fund without the approval ...

AGO: Inadequate Controls To Recover S$228.04 Million In MOE Loans To NTU & NUS Students.

26 Jul 2016 15:40

AGO carried out audits on tuition fee loans, study loans and scholarships funded by the Ministry of Education and administered by the Nanyan...

EDB: June 2016 Monthly Manufacturing Performance.

26 Jul 2016 13:33

On a year-on-year basis, Singapore's manufacturing output decreased 0.3% in June 2016. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output grew 2.4%...

SGX: Welcomes Katrina To Catalist.

26 Jul 2016 11:05

Singapore Exchange welcomed Katrina Group Ltd to Catalist under the stock code "1A0". Katrina is a Singapore-based food & beverage group wit...

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT: Maintains Stable DPU Of 2.75 Cents For 1Q FY2017.

26 Jul 2016 11:00

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT announced a stable Distribution Per Unit of 2.75 cents for the quarter ended 30 June 2016. AA REIT achieved...

Yoma: Signs New Master Lease & Unveils Latest Details Of Its Landmark Development In Downtown Yangon.

26 Jul 2016 10:58

Two new separate master leases signed on 23 July 2016. Revised development plan increases gross floor area by 15%. Target FY2021 completion ...

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