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Straits Times Index 3,253.80 0.60
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,798.1M 1,158.8M 216 199 657
Hang Seng Index 22,760.24 64.23
KLCI 1,850.54 5.17
Nikkei 225 14,417.53 -0.15
South Korea KOSPI 1,992.05 -0.16
Name Last Done Chg
Albedo 0.019 -0.005
Charisma Energy 0.055 +0.004
HanKore Env 0.115 -0.002
Memstar Tech 0.024 +0.002
HSI22800MBeCW140529 0.090 -
Amplefield^ 0.017 -0.033
Equation 0.011 +0.001
Global Tech 0.020 +0.003
AusGroup 0.480 +0.020
Keppel Reit 1.240 +0.045
HSI22400MBePW140529 0.092 -0.013
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Updated: 17 Apr 2014 17:06 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


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Market News

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...

Boundless natural gas, boundless opportunities: Interview with EIA chief

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) has predicted that natural gas production in the US will continue to grow at an impressive pace. Right...

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...

The bond investing free lunch is over

BONDS lived down to expectations last year. The threat of rising interest rates, which had lurked in the ether for five years, finally...

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...


Rex: Gives Summary On Its Portfolio And Update On Its Investment Strategy And Roadmap.

17 Apr 2014 17:47

Rex International Holding Limited would like to give investors a summary on the developments in its portfolio and an update on its strategy ...

Fung Choi: Resignation Of Chief Financial Officer.

17 Apr 2014 17:20

Fung Choi Media Group Limited wishes to announce the resignation of Mr Woo Yiu Chung as Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect f...

Far East Orchard: Award Of Tender Of Land Parcel At Woodlands Square For S$634 Million.

17 Apr 2014 17:17

Far East Orchard Limited is pleased to announce that Tannery Holdings Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary, Far East Civil Engineering (Pte.) ...

Cambridge: Reduces Performance Fees In Favour Of Unitholders.

17 Apr 2014 17:00

Cambridge Industrial Trust has decided to unilaterally reduce the Trust's performance fee calculation in favour of Unitholders. The Tier 2 p...

POSH: IPO Priced At S$1.15 Per Share To Raise S$388.3 Million.

17 Apr 2014 13:53

PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd., the largest Asia-based international operator of offshore support vessels and one of the top five glob...

PACC Offshore Services: Registered IPO At S$1.15 Per Offering Share.

17 Apr 2014 13:50

PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. is the dedicated offshore support vessel business of the KSL Group. POSH's parent, KSL, was founded by ...

Linc Energy: Dispute With QLD Government Not Considered A Material Issue.

17 Apr 2014 10:54

Linc Energy Ltd believes the recent dispute with the Qld Government is not material to the Company's finances or operations and Linc Energy ...

Sabana REIT: Announced 1Q14 DPU Of S$0.0188, Annualised 7.05% Yield.

17 Apr 2014 10:30

Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust announced a DPU of 1.88 Singapore cents for the quarter from 1 January 201...

Natural Cool: Sale Of Property Located At 20 Benoi Crescent Singapore 629983 For S$26.5 Million.

17 Apr 2014 10:08

Natural Cool Holdings Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Natural Cool Investments Pte. Ltd. has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement ...

Figtree: Scrip Dividend Scheme.

17 Apr 2014 10:04

Figtree Holdings Limited is pleased to announce the adoption of the Figtree Holdings Limited Scrip Dividend Scheme on 16 April 2014, under w...

CapitaLand: Acquisition Of Additional 80% Interest In CapitaLand (Beijing) Kai Heng Holdings For S$45.1 Million.

17 Apr 2014 09:56

CapitaLand Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hua Fa Holdings Pte. Ltd. has signed an agreement to acquire an additional 80% interest, compr...

IE Singapore: March 2014 External Trade.

17 Apr 2014 09:51

On a year-on-year basis, NODX declined by 6.6 per cent in March 2014, compared to the 8.9 per cent increase in the previous month, due to bo...

QT Vascular: Registered IPO At S$0.28 Per Placement Share.

16 Apr 2014 17:53

QT Vascular Ltd. is engaged in the design, assembly and distribution of advanced therapeutic solutions for the minimally invasive treatment ...

GLP: Leases 34,000 Sqm To Leading Smartphone Manufacturer In China.

16 Apr 2014 17:13

Global Logistic Properties Limited has leased 34,000 sqm (366,000 sq ft) to a leading smartphone manufacturer at GLP parks in six cities acr...

Ezion: Welcomes New Investors To Facilitate Growth Plans.

16 Apr 2014 13:01

Ezion Holdings Limited announced the subscription of 100 million new ordinary shares by Asia Fountain Investment Company Limited, an indirec...

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Olam offer "fair and reasonable", but not for convertible bondholders: Rothschild

17 Apr 2014 17:52

THE independent financial adviser to Olam International has declared Temasek's offer be "fair and reasonable" for shareholders and warrantho...

Cambridge Industrial Trust to cut performance fees

17 Apr 2014 17:36

THE manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust said on Thursday that it had decided to reduce its performance fee calculation in favour of unitho...

Malaysia warns of 'huge' cost in MH370 search

17 Apr 2014 17:36

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia warned on Thursday that the search for flight MH370's wreckage in the vast depths of the Indian Ocean will be "huge"...

Malaysia: Shares end higher

17 Apr 2014 17:23

Malaysian shares ended higher on Thursday with the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index adding 5.17 points to close at 1,850.54.Some 2.52 billion lo...

Ford's Lincoln brand to debut in China with 8 stores in 7 cities: exec

17 Apr 2014 17:15

[BEIJING] Ford Motor Co said on Friday it plans to launch its premium Lincoln brand in China in October, when it will open eight stores in s...

Singapore: Shares end higher

17 Apr 2014 17:14

Singapore shares ended 0.02 per cent higher on Thursday.The Straits Times Index added 0.60 points to close at 3,253.80. Some 1.82 billion sh...

Japan government cuts economy view after sales tax; no need for fresh stimulus

17 Apr 2014 17:09

[TOKYO] Japan's government slightly cut its overall view on the economy, its first downgrade in a year and a half, but officials shrugged of...

China's cooling property market a risk to economic growth

17 Apr 2014 17:01

[BEIJING] China's property market could threaten Beijing's plan to manage a slowdown in growth, as evidence mounts of a rapid cooling in wha...

China March fiscal revenues up 5.2% yr/yr

17 Apr 2014 16:53

[BEIJING] China's fiscal revenues in March rose 5.2 per cent from a year earlier to 1.01 trillion yuan (US$162.3 billion), the Ministry of F...

China to relax rules for foreign central banks in interbank market: sources

17 Apr 2014 16:46

[SHANGHAI] The People's Bank of China (PBOC) is planning to ease restrictions now in place on foreign central banks and financial institutio...

UOB hits a high, beats other bank stocks

17 Apr 2014 16:18

UNITED Overseas Bank (UOB) has become the best performing local bank stock, rising on Tuesday to a multi-year high of S$22.23 as it has beco...

Hong Kong: Shares end 0.28% higher

17 Apr 2014 16:17

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares closed 0.28 per cent higher on Thursday following a third straight rally on Wall Street.The benchmark Hang Seng...

Australian captain loses command after Indonesia incursion

17 Apr 2014 16:16

[SYDNEY] An Australian naval captain has been relieved of his command after his vessel was involved in an incursion into Indonesian waters w...

German, Japanese carmakers cash in on Korea-US trade deal: data

17 Apr 2014 16:08

[SEOUL] Japanese and German automakers are benefiting more than their US peers from a free trade deal between Washington and Seoul, accordin...

Indonesia's Bank Mandiri to buy Bank Tabungan Negara: minister

17 Apr 2014 16:04

[JAKARTA] Indonesian state-owned lender PT Bank Mandiri will buy PT Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) to ensure the smaller state-owned peer keeps ...

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Direction of STI

17 Apr 2014 16:54:52

HanKore (fka Bio-Treat)

17 Apr 2014 17:28:02

LionGold (fka ThinkEnv/AsiaTiger)

17 Apr 2014 11:07:22

China Minzhong Food

06 Nov 2013 11:00:05

Ramba (fka RichLand)

14 Apr 2014 11:00:08

Blumont (fka Adroit)

14 Apr 2014 18:30:11

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