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Updated: 12 Feb 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

Fund Manager's Take

15 Apr 2015

Market News

Call for GIC to invest CPF in local stocks stirs debate

Call for GIC to invest CPF in local stocks stirs debate

A PROPOSAL by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) for sovereign wealth fund GIC to use Central Provident Fund (CPF) monies to invest... Analysts expect commodity collapse to continue

Analysts expect commodity collapse to continue

THE commodity meltdown that pushed oil to a 12-year low and copper to the cheapest since 2009 is not over yet. At least, that is how hedge... 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... Ascendas bond sale 1st SGD issue in 2016

Ascendas bond sale 1st SGD issue in 2016

ASCENDAS Pte Ltd sold a seven-year bond on Monday, the first public Singapore-dollar issue in 2016 offering a safe haven investment amid... S-Reits average -5.5% in total returns, 7.1% in yields

S-Reits average -5.5% in total returns, 7.1% in yields

AMID broad market weakness and concerns that higher interest rates would make dividend yields less attractive, the SGX S-Reit 20 Index’s...


Lianhe Zaobao and SBF sign MOU

15 Feb 2016 00:01

LIANHE Zaobao (LHZB) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to work closely on a broad...

Africa's big cities offer investors hope in hard times

14 Feb 2016 22:09

[JOHANNESBURG] Africa's biggest economies have been hammered by the collapse in commodity prices over the past 18 months but there are still...

EU will 'lurch in wrong direction' if UK leaves: Hammond

14 Feb 2016 20:42

[LONDON] The European Union will "lurch very much in the wrong direction" if Britain votes to leave in an in/out referendum, Foreign Secreta...

China central bank boss says no reason for yuan to fall further

14 Feb 2016 20:38

[SHANGHAI] China's central bank chief has blamed foreign speculators in part for volatility in the yuan and said there is no basis for furth...

PM Lee holds dialogue with Singaporean tech professionals in San Francisco

14 Feb 2016 19:32

[SINGAPORE] Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong held a dialogue for Singaporean technology professionals, attended a Chinese New Year gathering a...

Swee Hong swings to net loss of S$5.51m as expenses swell

14 Feb 2016 18:54

CIVIL engineering group Swee Hong sank to a net loss of S$5.51 million for the second quarter ended Dec 31, 2015, from a net profit of S$208...

King Wan sinks to Q3 net loss of S$5.86m

14 Feb 2016 17:38

KING Wan Corporation swung to a net loss for the third quarter ended Dec 31, 2015, to S$5.86 million, from a net profit of S$85,379 in the c...

5.8-magnitude quake hits New Zealand city: USGS

14 Feb 2016 11:01

[WELLINGTON] A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the New Zealand city of Christchurch Sunday, seismologists said, sending goods flying off shelve...

Intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs

14 Feb 2016 10:59

[WASHINGTON] Advances in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens ...

US Justice Scalia, conservative icon, dead at 79

14 Feb 2016 10:53

[WASHINGTON] Conservative US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack O...

EMS Energy warns of FY15 loss

12 Feb 2016 21:26

EMS Energy warned that it will report a net loss for 2015 due to delayed projects, one-time fees and lower share of associates' profits. EMS...

Courts Asia's Q3 profit flat at S$4m

12 Feb 2016 20:32

COURTS Asia's third quarter revenue has grown 6.1 per cent to S$204.7 million, up from S$192.9 million in the previous corresponding period,...

Cordlife swings into the black on non-operating gains

12 Feb 2016 19:53

CORDLIFE Group swung into a second-quarter profit of S$9.6 million, or 3.71 Singapore cents per share, as financial gains offset a decline i...

AusGroup, Nam Cheong, Raffles United warn of losses

12 Feb 2016 19:39

AUSGROUP, Nam Cheong and Raffles United Holdings are warning of net losses for their latest financial periods ended December 2015. AusGroup,...

OKH Global posts S$2.15m loss for Q2

12 Feb 2016 19:34

CONSTRUCTION and property development firm OKH Global turned in a loss of S$2.15 million for the second quarter ended December 2015 from a p...

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Dukang Distillers: 2Q16 Net Profit Down 72.8% To RMB1 Million.

12 Feb 2016 18:22

2Q2016 gross profit increased 38.5% while gross profit margin expanded 6.8 percentage points due to higher average selling price. Intensifie...

Union Steel: Reports Small Net Profit For Q2FY2016 Amid Tough Conditions.

12 Feb 2016 18:19

Union Steel Holdings Limited reported a net profit of $54K for the three months ended 31 December 2015. The Group continues to face tough op...

Tat Hong: Reports Revenue Of S$124.8 Million For 3QFY2016.

12 Feb 2016 18:17

Tat Hong Holdings Ltd reported a net loss of S$6.7 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2015. Revenue for the quarter under review saw ...

OKH Global: Absence Of Completed Property Projects In First Half Results.

12 Feb 2016 18:12

The Group's financial performance may be significantly different in each financial period under review as it adheres to the accounting requi...

SATS: 3Q16 Net Profit Up 12.8% To S$60.6 Million.

12 Feb 2016 18:08

For the third quarter ended 31 December 2015, Group revenue decreased 2.2% year-on-year to $441 million. Profit attributable to owners of th...

Courts Asia: 3Q16 Net Profit Up 0.3% To S$4.03 Million.

12 Feb 2016 18:02

Q3 FY15/16 profit before tax increases by 26.3%, offset by a higher tax rate. Singapore and Malaysia delivers higher sales as a result of st...

Artivision: 3Q16 Net Loss Up 244.6% To S$2.55 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:58

For the three months ended 31 December 2015, Artivision Technologies Ltd. generated revenue of S$3.25 million. It incurred a net loss of S$2...

ST Engineering: Renewal Of Board Chairmen At Subsidiaries.

12 Feb 2016 17:57

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd announced renewal of board chairmen at its subsidiaries with effect from 1 March 2016...

F J Benjamin: Post 2Q16 Net Loss Of S$3.7 Million Vs 2Q15 Net Profit Of S$1.2 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:54

2Q2016 revenue declined by S$16.2 million to S$70.9 million attributed to closure of non-performing stores, discontinued business and weaken...

Boustead: 3Q16 Net Profit Down 36.4% To S$7.5 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:51

3Q FY2016 revenue of S$142.3 million was 20% lower than 3Q FY2015. 9M FY2016 revenue of S$374.2 million was 14% lower than 9M FY2015. 3Q FY2...

JES: Disposal Of The Shipbuilding Business For US$500K At A Loss Of RMB850.2 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:45

The Proposed Disposal would result in a loss of RMB850,171,180 if it was completed on 31 December 2014...

ST Engineering: Aerospace Arm Clinched 4 Pilot Training Contracts Worth S$23 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:42

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd's aerospace arm celebrates the success of its pilot training programmes at the Singapore Airshow 2016...

Avi-Tech: Maintains Its Profitability Momentum In 2Q2016 With Revenue Growth & Margin Improvement.

12 Feb 2016 17:38

2Q2016 gross profit jumped 75.0% on the back of improved revenue of 14.1%, gross profit margin also higher at 34.7%. Group continues to gene...

BRC Asia: 1Q16 Net Profit Dives 79% Y-o-Y To S$1.02 Million.

12 Feb 2016 17:32

1Q16 revenue declines 13% y-o-y to S$89.18 million despite record amount of steel delivered. Gross profit margin falls to 6.1% from 9.6% y-o...

Asiatravel: Announces Savio Staff Travel For Corporate & Expands Into 2 Major ASEAN Markets, Indonesia & Vietnam.

12 Feb 2016 17:29 Holdings Ltd had over the last few years invested heavily into its proprietary system, global product procurement and operati...

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