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Straits Times Index 3,258.01 -19.52
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,756.0M 1,131.8M 159 283 632
Hang Seng Index 22,509.64 -221.04
KLCI 1,867.35 0.93
Nikkei 225 14,546.27 157.50
South Korea KOSPI 2,000.37 -3.85
Name Last Done Chg
HanKore Env 0.122 +0.002
Memstar Tech 0.026 +0.003
Otto Marine 0.085 +0.004
HSI22800MBeCW140529 0.064 -0.016
HSI22400MBePW140529 0.110 +0.018
Charisma Energy 0.052 -0.002
Transcu^ 0.002 -
CCM 0.007 -
Golden Agri-Res 0.610 +0.005
CapitaMalls Asia 2.220 +0.010
SIIC Environment 0.160 +0.002
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Updated: 23 Apr 2014 17:06 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

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...


Cache Logistics Trust: 1Q 2014 Distributable Income Up 5.5% Year-on-Year.

23 Apr 2014 18:00

1Q 2014 DPU at 2.140 cents, up from 4Q 2013 DPU of 2.137 cents. Foray into Build-to-Suit Logistics Warehouse in partnership with its Sponsor...

Yangzijiang: RMB150 Million Investment In Jiangsu New Material Industrial Venture Capital Enterprise.

23 Apr 2014 17:29

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd has entered into an agreement wi...

Pan Hong: Sino Harbour Property Obtained RMB120 Million Loan Facility From ABC.

23 Apr 2014 17:23

Sino Harbour Property Group Limited wishes to announce that Fuzhou Pan Hong Kai Xuan Property Development Co., Ltd., an indirect wholly-owne...

GLP: Signs Lease Agreements Totaling 155,000 Sqm In China.

23 Apr 2014 17:15

Global Logistic Properties Limited has signed five new lease agreements totaling 155,000 square meters (1.7 million square feet) in China. A...

SGX: 3Q14 Net Profit Down 22.4% To S$75.8 Million, Securities Clearing Revenue Down 32.4%.

23 Apr 2014 17:11

SGX recorded operating profit of $88.3 million ($115.4 million) and a net profit of $75.8 million ($97.7 million) in 3Q FY2014. Earnings per...

AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT: Standard & Poors' Reaffirms BBB- Investment Grade Rating.

23 Apr 2014 11:19

Standard & Poors' had reaffirmed its 'BBB-' credit rating for AIMS AMP Capital Industrial REIT...

Aztech: 1Q14 Net Profit Up 423% To S$1.68 Million.

23 Apr 2014 11:11

For the first quarter, Aztech Group Ltd registered net profit of S$1.68 million on revenue of S$85.58 million. Revenue improved by 93.0% aga...

Mapletree Industrial Trust: Distributable Income For FY13/14 Increased 10% Year-on-Year To S$166.1 Million.

23 Apr 2014 10:42

Distributable income for FY13/14 grew 10.0% year-on-year to S$166.1 million. Distribution per Unit for FY13/14 was 9.92 cents, 7.4% higher t...

Manhattan Resources: Call Option To Acquire Up To 60% Stake In Starsmind Capital.

23 Apr 2014 10:34

Manhattan Resources Limited has on 21 April 2014 entered into a call option agreement with Starmind Capital Pte. Ltd., whereby MRL may, subj...

Centurion: Sale Of Stock & Fixed Assets Of Summit Technology Australia For A$1.05 Million.

23 Apr 2014 10:29

Centurion Corporation Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Summit Technology Australia Pty Ltd, and Discworld Pty Ltd have on 17 April 2014 en...

Mercator: Reported Revenue Of US$75.3 Million And An EBITDA Of US$20.6 Million For FY 2014, Achieving An EBITDA Margin Of 27.4% As Against 24.7% In The Previous Year.

23 Apr 2014 10:22

The revenue for FY 2014 was at USD 75.3 million as against USD 109.1 million in FY 2013. Mercator Lines (Singapore) Limited reported a net l...

Frasers Centrepoint Trust: 2Q14 DPU Up 7% To 2.88 Cents.

23 Apr 2014 10:12

Frasers Centrepoint Trust is pleased to announce distribution per unit of 2.88 cents for the period from 1 January to 31 March 2014, an incr...

Yoma: Joint Venture Agreement With Mitsubishi Corporation And First Myanmar Investment.

23 Apr 2014 10:05

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. has entered into a joint venture agreement with Mitsubishi Corporation and First Myanmar Investment Co., Ltd fo...

Yanlord: Forms Joint Venture With Haimen City In Jiangsu To Develop Eco Hi-Tech City.

23 Apr 2014 10:02

Latest venture capitalizes on the close collaboration and relationship between Jiangsu and Singapore and builds on Yanlord's earlier succes...

Libra: Acquisition Of Remaining 49% Stake In Ai-Build For S$0.29 Million.

23 Apr 2014 09:57

Libra Group Limited has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire the remaining 147,000 ordinary shares, representin...

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China's Huawei to spend US$300m on global marketing in 2014

23 Apr 2014 20:07

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's third-biggest smartphone manufacturer, plans to spend US$300 million on global marketing in 2014, a ...

Boeing's quarterly revenue rises 8%

23 Apr 2014 20:04

BOEING Co reported an 8 per cent increase in quarterly revenue, helped by a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries. Revenue rose to US$20.47...

Mapletree Commercial Trust posts Q4 DPU of 1.953 cents

23 Apr 2014 19:52

MAPLETREE Commercial Trust on Wednesday reported a distribution per unit of 1.953 Singapore cents for its fourth quarter ended March 31, 201...

Cache Logistics Trust posts Q1 DPU of 2.14 cents

23 Apr 2014 19:50

CACHE Logistics Trust on Wednesday posted a distribution per unit (DPU) of 2.14 Singapore cents for its first quarter ended March 31, 2014, ...

US mortgage applications fell last week: MBA

23 Apr 2014 19:35

[NEW YORK] Applications for US home mortgages fell last week as both purchase and refinancing applications slipped, an industry group said o...

WhatsApp says it now has half billion users

23 Apr 2014 19:08

[WASHINGTON] WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Facebo...

Possible Malaysian plane debris found on Australian coast

23 Apr 2014 18:36

[PERTH, Australia] Unidentified material washed up on the Australian coastline is being investigated for possible links to a Malaysian jetli...

Eurozone deficits improve, debt mounts: Eurostat

23 Apr 2014 17:54

[BRUSSELS] Eurozone public finances improved in 2013 as the economy finally turned the corner on a record recession but total debt levels re...

Singapore Exchange Q3 net profit falls 22%

23 Apr 2014 17:49

[SINGAPORE] Singapore Exchange Ltd reported a 22 per cent fall in net profit on Wednesday, hit by a continued slide in share trading volumes...

Toyota sells record 10 million vehicles in year to March

23 Apr 2014 17:37

[TOKYO] Japan's Toyota, the world's biggest auto maker, sold more than 10 million vehicles in the year to March for the first time, it said ...

Malaysia: Shares end higher

23 Apr 2014 17:27

MALAYSIAN shares ended higher on Wednesday with the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index adding 0.93 point to close at 1,867.35.Some 2.23 billion lo...

Singapore: Shares end lower

23 Apr 2014 17:19

SINGAPORE shares end 0.60 per cent lower on Wednesday.The Straits Times Index fell 19.52 points to close at 3,258.01. Some 1.79 billion shar...

UK budget deficit narrowest since crisis, government just hits target

23 Apr 2014 16:57

[LONDON] Britain's budget deficit in the 12 months to March sank to its lowest since the financial crisis, and the government narrowly met i...

Developers' sentiment weakens: survey

23 Apr 2014 16:52

A latest survey on real estate developers shows that market sentiment has cooled.The Composite Sentiment Index of the NUS-REDAS Real Estate ...

Private equity firm Ardian raises largest ever fund of funds

23 Apr 2014 16:50

[LONDON] European private equity house Ardian raised $10 billion in its latest fundraising cycle, it said on Wednesday, creating the industr...

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Otto Marine

23 Apr 2014 19:24:44

HG Metal

23 Apr 2014 21:30:33

AVIC (fka Sino-Environment)

23 Apr 2014 16:30:09


23 Apr 2014 16:54:20

Wilmar (fka Ezyhealth)

23 Apr 2014 20:21:47


23 Apr 2014 14:07:31

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