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Straits Times Index 2,863.81 -42.62
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,138.1M 1,021.9M 135 241 411
Hang Seng Index 20,840.61 -94.33
KLCI 1,589.16 -13.59
Nikkei 225 17,792.16 -390.23
South Korea KOSPI 1,886.04 -29.49
Dow Jones Index 16,374.76 23.38
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Name Last Done Chg
Ezra 0.130 -0.002
IHC 0.320 +0.010
Global Logistic 2.040 -0.090
Fu Yu 0.148 -0.004
StratechGroup 0.059 -0.003
SingTel 3.690 -0.010
Lizhong Wheel 0.500 +0.005
China Fishery 0.089 -0.002
HSI22200MBeCW150929 0.058 -0.010
Noble 0.525 -0.010
Genting Sing 0.725 -0.020
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Updated: 04 Sep 2015 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


H1'15 Financial Results
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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...


Japan may exempt food, drinks from sales tax hike: sources

05 Sep 2015 12:17

[TOKYO] Japan may exempt some food and beverages from a planned increase in the sales tax, government sources said. Prime Minister Shinzo Ab...

Fed seen deferring rate hike despite unemployment fall

05 Sep 2015 11:11

[WASHINGTON] The Federal Reserve is expected to put off a long-planned interest rate increase this month despite another fall in the US jobl...

Global concerns may shrink Wall Street's Q3 estimates

05 Sep 2015 10:22

[NEW YORK] Slowing growth in emerging markets and currency fluctuations in anticipation of a US interest rate hike may push third-quarter re...

Google hopes to return to China by fall: tech website

05 Sep 2015 09:15

[BENGALURU] Google Inc expects to return to mainland China as early as this fall following a five-year absence, tech website The Information...

US oil drillers cut rigs as crude prices collapse: Baker Hughes

05 Sep 2015 08:42

[NEW YORK] US energy firms cut 13 oil rigs for the first time in seven weeks, as a renewed slump in prices this summer forced drillers to ma...

US: Stocks fall as jobs data muddies Fed rate hike decision

05 Sep 2015 07:42

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks fell Friday after a mixed US jobs report clouded prospects for a Federal Reserve interest rate increase amid C...

Europe: Shares post weekly loss after mixed US data

05 Sep 2015 00:33

[LONDON] European shares ended the week lower after jobs data from the United States triggered selling pressure as investors try to gauge th...

GE2015: PM Lee speaks at Aljunied rally, says PAP team will 'put things right'

05 Sep 2015 00:26

[SINGAPORE] Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke at the People's Action Party (PAP) rally for Aljunied GRC and Hougang on Friday (Sept 4) ni...

Blue Sky Power quits book printing business, focuses on natural gas

04 Sep 2015 22:08

INVESTMENT company Blue Sky Power, which has a secondary listing in Singapore and a primary listing in Hong Kong, said it will discontinue i...

Bank Indonesia says inflation most important factor for rate cut

04 Sep 2015 22:06

[ANKARA] Indonesia's central bank will focus on inflation data in deciding whether to cut interest rates, a central bank deputy governor sai...

Yongnam buys Malaysia industrial land

04 Sep 2015 22:02

ENGINEERING and construction firm Yongnam Holdings said it has entered into an interested person transaction, through wholly owned subsidiar...

Stamford Tyres Q1 profit dives 85.7%

04 Sep 2015 21:53

TYRE distributor Stamford Tyres said net profit for its first quarter ended July 31, 2015 fell 85.7 per cent to S$83,000, from S$581,000 a y...

US: Wall St opens lower after August jobs data

04 Sep 2015 21:45

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened lower on Friday after the August jobs report showed moderate job growth and the lowest unemployment rate in more...

DMX Technologies Group fires CEO and CFO

04 Sep 2015 21:38

DIGITAL media and software provider DMX Technologies has fired CEO Jismyl Teo Chor Khin and chief financial officer Skip Tang Chi Tang for s...

Taiwan relaxes law on tech production in China

04 Sep 2015 21:37

[TAIPEI] Taiwan further relaxed controls Friday on local high-tech companies expanding into China, with the aim of allowing them to compete ...

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Salcon : Acceptance of Letter of Award from Knowledge Vision Sdn Bhd by Envitech Sdn Bhd

04 Sep 2015 18:33

Salcon is pleased to announce that Envitech Sdn Bhd, a 60% owned subsidiary of Salcon Engineering Berhad, which in turn is a wholly-owned su...

Dukang Distillers: 1 For 10 Share Consolidation.

04 Sep 2015 18:03

Dukang Distillers Holdings Limited proposes to undertake a share consolidation of every 10 ordinary shares with a par value of HK$0.40 each ...

Ipco: Transfer To Catalist Board.

04 Sep 2015 17:33

Ipco International Limited is exploring and considering the proposed transfer of the listing of the Company from the Main Board of the Singa...

NauticAWT: Expected To Report A Net Loss For 1H2015.

04 Sep 2015 17:30

The net loss was primarily due to the substantial one-off professional fees incurred in relation to the initial public offering exercise, pu...

Yoma: Termination Of Coffee Plantation Joint Venture With Volcafe In Myanmar.

04 Sep 2015 17:26

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Plantation Resources Pte. Ltd. and Volcafe Pte. Ltd. have mutually cancelled and ter...

Yangzijiang: To Re-Enter The STI.

04 Sep 2015 17:20

To be added as one of STI's 30 constituent stocks effective from Monday, 21 September 2015. Yangzijiang's suitability as a STI constituent s...

ST Engineering: Acquires Remaining 30% Stake In ST Education & Training For S$4.6 Million.

04 Sep 2015 17:16

ST Electronics (Training & Simulation Systems) Pte. Ltd. has acquired the remaining 30% equity stake in ST Education & Training Private Limi...

Hoe Leong: Receipt Of US$335.9K Writ Of Summons.

04 Sep 2015 17:12

Chimbusco Pan Nation Petro-Chemical Co. Ltd has alleged that Arkstar Ship Management Pte Ltd failed to pay for a sale contract relating to t...

Aemulus : Prospectus Launch

04 Sep 2015 15:22

Aemulus Holdings Berhad 明试控股有限公司 ("Aemulus" or the "Group"), which is principally in...

SGX: Cross Border Capital Raising In Asean Made Easier.

04 Sep 2015 11:21

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and Singapore Exchange, together with the Securities Commission Malaysia and the Securities and Exchange...

Genting HK: Australia Government Allow Stake In Echo Entertainment To Increase Up To 23%.

04 Sep 2015 10:31

Genting Hong Kong Limited is pleased to announce that on 3 September 2015, the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority of the State of N...

Magnus: S$1 Million Investment In Flagship Ecosystems.

04 Sep 2015 10:22

Flagship Ecosystems Pte Ltd is incorporated in Singapore on 21 April 2005 and currently owns businesses in oilfield services and waste water...

Ziwo: Authorities Order Zhihe To Strengthen Fire & Safety Control Measures Before 20 September 2015.

04 Sep 2015 10:14

The Production Safety Supervision Department, and the Security and Fire Department, of Quanzhou Economic and Technology Development Zone con...

POSH: S$7.1 Million Writ Of Summons & Statement Of Claim By Kensteel Engineering.

04 Sep 2015 10:09

PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. has on 2 September 2015 been served with a writ of summons and statement of claim by Kensteel Engineeri...

Hu An Cable: 12 Customers From State Grid Corporation Of China Terminating All Payments Due To Non-Compliance Products.

04 Sep 2015 10:04

Reports issued by the Quality and Technology Supervision Bureau, upon the request of the State Quality Inspection Administration in the PRC,...

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12 Aug 2015 18:06:01

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01 Sep 2015 11:12:02

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