The Business Times
Tuesday, 23 December, 2014    LOG IN TO BTINVEST


A Personal Finance and Investment Arm of The Business Times


Straits Times Index 3,330.96 51.43
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,520.0M 876.1M 266 116 813
Hang Seng Index 23,408.57 291.94
KLCI 1,744.05 28.06
Nikkei 225 17,635.14 13.74
South Korea KOSPI 1,943.12 13.14
Name Last Done Chg
Memstar Tech 0.025 +0.010
IHC 0.275 -
SIIC Environment 0.140 +0.002
Otto Marine 0.046 +0.004
HSI23400MBeCW150129 0.127 +0.018
Golden Agri-Res 0.445 +0.010
HSI24000MBeCW150129 0.082 +0.013
APAC Strategic 0.053 -0.003
Vallianz 0.083 +0.003
Noble 1.075 +0.005
OLS^ 0.013 +0.001
View All
Updated: 22 Dec 2014 18:05 (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...


IMF says drop in oil prices to persist, help economies

23 Dec 2014 00:08

[WASHINGTON] The recent drop in oil prices should persist, helping to boost global economic activity by 0.3 to 0.7 per cent next year, two s...

UK inflation expectations weakest in nearly six years: survey

22 Dec 2014 20:04

[LONDON] Expectations in Britain for inflation in the year ahead have fallen to their lowest level in almost six years, a survey showed on M...

Malaysia: Shares end higher

22 Dec 2014 17:19

MALAYSIAN shares ended higher on Monday with the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index adding 28.06 points to close at 1,744.05. Some 1.58 billion lo...

Singapore: Shares end higher

22 Dec 2014 17:16

SINGAPORE shares end higher on Monday. The Straits Times Index gained 51.43 points to 3,330.96.

China central bank survey: more bankers think economy cooled in Q4

22 Dec 2014 17:05

[BEIJING] The number of Chinese bankers who believe the country's economy is cooling increased in the fourth quarter from the third, and the...

Hong Kong: Shares rise robustly on signs of market stability

22 Dec 2014 16:14

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares produced solid gains on Monday, underpinned by gains in mainland markets plus stability in crude oil prices and...

Ministry sees China 2014 factory output up about 8.3% y-o-y

22 Dec 2014 16:05

[BEIJING] China's factory output is likely to rise about 8.3 per cent in 2014 from a year earlier, the Ministry of Industry and Information ...

German real wages post biggest rise in more than 3 years in Q3

22 Dec 2014 15:55

[BERLIN] German real wages increased by 1.8 per cent in the third quarter compared with the same period in 2013, their biggest rise in more ...

Seoul: South Korean shares climb to 2-week high on Fed-fueled global rally; won firmer

22 Dec 2014 14:26

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose to a 2-week high on Monday as they extended gains in afternoon trade, thanks to a broad rally in global mar...

Tokyo: Stocks close flat

22 Dec 2014 14:14

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks closed flat on Monday, giving upearly gains as investors retreated to the sidelines in thin holiday trade. The Nikkei 2...

Australia: Shares jump 2% in 4th straight session of gains

22 Dec 2014 14:07

[SYDNEY] Australian shares rose for the fourth consecutive session on Monday in a holiday-shortened week, led energy and resources companies...

Canon inks 3-year sponsorship agreement with Singapore Sports Hub

22 Dec 2014 12:15

CANON has become the latest founding partner and official printing & imaging partner of the Singapore Sports Hub, following its signing ...

Memstar in RTO deal with natural gas developer

22 Dec 2014 11:18

MEMBRANE manufacturer Memstar Technology is proposing to acquire the entire issued and paid-up share capital of Longmen Group for US$420 mil...

Japan condemns Sony hacking, says sharing information with Washington

22 Dec 2014 11:12

[TOKYO] Japan strongly condemns the cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the United States has blamed on North Korea, Japan'...

Hong Kong: Stocks open 0.80% higher

22 Dec 2014 09:48

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares rose 0.80 per cent at the start of trade on Monday, tracking a strong lead from Wall Street where stocks surged...

View All


Halcyon Agri: Exclusivity Period With RCB On Sale Of Centrotrade Holding AG Extended To 30 January 2015.

22 Dec 2014 18:01

Halcyon Agri Corporation Limited wishes to announce that the Purchaser and Vendors have mutually agreed that the period of exclusivity under...

Ramba Energy: Extension Of Exclusivity Period To 31 January 2015 For Lemang Block Sale.

22 Dec 2014 17:45

Risco Energy Investments Holding Pte. Ltd. needed additional time to complete its negotiations with Ramba Energy Limited. The Company has ag...

AEI: Placement Of 20 Million New Ordinary Shares At S$0.13 Each.

22 Dec 2014 17:37

AEI Corporation Ltd. has on 22 December 2014 entered into a placement agreement with Well Global Investments (Singapore) Pte. Limited, who h...

Del Monte Pacific: Renounceable Underwritten Rights Issue.

22 Dec 2014 17:15

Del Monte Pacific Limited is proposing to undertake a renounceable underwritten rights issue in Singapore and a stock rights offering in the...

Memstar: Placement Of 490 Million New Ordinary Shares At S$0.0136 Each.

22 Dec 2014 13:42

Memstar Technology Ltd has agreed to allot and issue 490,000,000 new ordinary shares in the capital of the Company at an subscription price ...

SGX: Welcomes China Everbright Water To Mainboard.

22 Dec 2014 10:59

Singapore Exchange welcomed China Everbright Water Limited, formerly known as HanKore Environment Tech Group Limited, to Mainboard, under th...

AIMS Property: Estimated Distribution For The Quarter Ending 31 December 2014.

22 Dec 2014 10:52

AIMS Fund Management Limited is pleased to inform investors of the December 2014 distribution for the Fund. The estimated distribution for t...

STATS ChipPAC: Extension Of Exclusivity Period To 31 December 2014.

22 Dec 2014 10:49

STATS ChipPAC Ltd., Singapore Technologies Semiconductors Pte Ltd and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. have agreed to fur...

Alibaba Pictures: Post 1H14 Net Loss Of HK$443.5 Million Vs 1H13 Net Profit Of HK$132.8 Million.

22 Dec 2014 10:40

For the six months ended June 30, 2014, Alibaba Pictures Group Limited recorded revenue of HK$113,309,000 (2013 interim: HK$474,247,000) and...

Ascott REIT: €80 Million 2.75% Fixed Rate Notes Due 2024.

22 Dec 2014 10:37

Ascott Residence Trust has issued €80,000,000, equivalent to S$129,208,000, in principal amount of 2.75% Fixed Rate Notes due 19 December 2...

Magnus: 1 For 50 Share Consolidation.

22 Dec 2014 10:29

Magnus Energy Group Ltd. wishes to announce a proposed 50 to 1 share consolidation...

Amara: Commenced Share Buy-Back Programme.

22 Dec 2014 10:09

Amara Holdings Limited commenced its Share Buy-Back programme on 19/12/2014 by way of market acquisition of 79,000 shares at S$0.51 for the ...

Chiwayland: To Develop Its First Property Development Project In Australia.

22 Dec 2014 09:53

2,878 sqm of land to be redeveloped into residential units. Site is located in Parramatta, New South Wales. Purchase price of A$27 million.....

Albedo: Disposal Of Entire 70% Stake In Thai Tech Steel (2003) For S$1.

22 Dec 2014 09:39

Albedo Limited had on 19 December 2014 entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with an unrelated third party, Thoroughbred Ho...

City Developments: Acquisition Of 85 Unsold Residential Units In Qingpu District, Shanghai, For RMB799 Million.

22 Dec 2014 09:32

Shanghai Jingwen Zhaoxiang Real Estate Limited, a project company, owns a luxurious completed development consisting of 120 residential unit...

View All




11 Dec 2014 08:31:56

Yoma (fka Seaview)

16 Dec 2014 11:05:03


03 Dec 2014 10:30:02

Wee Hur

19 Dec 2014 10:36:37


05 Dec 2014 22:07:40

LionGold (fka ThinkEnv/AsiaTiger)

19 Dec 2014 18:00:03

Ask Dr Invest

View all


Recent IPO Listings

Name Last Done Chg Vol ('000)
Keppel DC Reit 0.960 - 10,445
IFAST 1.110 +0.060 2,528
Huationg Global 0.205 - 256
MM2 Asia 0.205 -0.015 75
UG Healthcare 0.240 - 617
ZICO Hldgs 0.470 -0.010 80
MS Hldgs 0.385 - 155
Serrano 0.210 - -
ISEC 0.385 +0.010 760
EMAS Offshore 0.525 +0.005 20
Versalink 0.220 - 51
Japfa 0.550 +0.040 1,739
IREIT Global 0.895 +0.015 15
Accordia Golf Tr 0.755 -0.025 5,791
Terratech 0.089 - -

Related Businesses

Fund Management Companies Investment Consultants Stock Brokers

Brokers' Recommendations

Latest brokers' recommendations

We provide a compilation of the latest brokers' recommendation. Check what the research houses are recommending and the best stock to buy here.

View Recommendations