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Straits Times Index 3,327.09 -3.13
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
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Hang Seng Index 24,742.06 1.06
KLCI 1,866.11 -9.57
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APAC Strategic 0.058 -
Singapore eDev 0.002 -0.001
OLS^ 0.018 +0.005
STATS ChipPAC 0.750 +0.090
ThaiBev 0.710 +0.025
Sincap 0.158 -0.003
Next-Gen Sat^ 0.003 -
IHC 0.260 -
Mirach Energy 0.191 +0.002
Charisma Energy 0.040 -0.001
HSI24800MBeCW140929 0.091 -0.001
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Updated: 29 Aug 2014 17:06 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


12 Aug 2014

Market News

Heads or tails? Either way, you might beat a stock picker

Heads or tails? Either way, you might beat a stock picker

[NEW YORK] Imagine a world where investors in the stock market have no skill whatsoever. The investors themselves don't understand this... 5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing... 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...

Singapore's wealthy lured to risky bonds

SINGAPORE'S millionaires are bankrolling makers of tyre rubber and frozen salmon samosas in their quest for higher returns as smaller... Thumbs up for Singapore Reits

Thumbs up for Singapore Reits

RATINGS agency Moody's says the outlook for Singapore's real estate investment trust (Reit) sector is stable, backed by a healthy...


AIM: New Project Awarded By Honeywell Worth US$0.96 Million Per Annum.

29 Aug 2014 18:02

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Corp. Ltd.'s subsidiary, New Century Aerospace Pte. Ltd., has been awarded a new project named "AYA" by Ho...

Saizen REIT: S$8.9 Million 22-Years Loan From The Kitakyushu Bank.

29 Aug 2014 17:56

Saizen Real Estate Investment Trust is pleased to announce that Godo Kaisha Gyotatsu has entered into an agreement for a JPY 740 million (S$...

Oxley: Resignation Of Financial Controller.

29 Aug 2014 17:34

Ng Kok Peng resigns on 30/08/2014 as Financial Controller and Company Secretary to pursue other career options. He oversee the financial and...

Great Eastern: Mr Koh Beng Seng To Be Appointed As Chairman.

29 Aug 2014 17:31

Great Eastern Holdings Limited announced that Mr Koh Beng Seng will be appointed as the non-executive Chairman of its Board of Directors wit...

City Developments: Collective Sale Agreement For Tanglin Shopping Centre Expired.

29 Aug 2014 17:28

The Collective Sale Agreement for the sale of the Tanglin Shopping Centre has expired since the requisite number of owners did not approve t...

Keppel T&T: Appoints Mr Lim Chin Leong To Its Board.

29 Aug 2014 17:21

Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd has strengthened its Board with the appointment of Mr Lim Chin Leong as an independent, non-e...


29 Aug 2014 16:11

SGX: Adds China Xin Yongan Futures To Its Hong Kong Membership.

29 Aug 2014 14:52

Singapore Exchange is pleased to welcome Hong Kong-based China Xin Yongan Futures Company Ltd as a Trading Member to its derivatives market....

Koyo: AVSC Awarded L6 Grade (Unlimited) For The Supply Of Reclamation Sand Under Supply Head SY01C.

29 Aug 2014 14:11

Koyo International Limited is pleased to announce that AVSC Technologies Pte Ltd, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, has be...

Yellen steps forward while Draghi steps back won't favor the Euro-Dollar

29 Aug 2014 09:39

4 Yellen was not so dovish in Jackson Hole last Friday. The message that she conveyed had probably disappointed the doves, ...

DBS: Redemption Of US$750 Million 5% Subordinated Notes Due 2019.

29 Aug 2014 07:45

DBS Bank Ltd. has, on 28 August 2014, received written consent of the Monetary Authority of Singapore to the redemption of the US$750 millio...

Dairy Farm: Yonghui Superstores' Shareholders Approve Investment.

29 Aug 2014 07:34

Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that on 28th August 2014 Yonghui Superstores' shareholders approved the pro...

IPS Securex: Wins S$4.5 Million HDB Alert Alarm Systems Contract.

29 Aug 2014 07:01

IPS Securex Holdings Limited has just been awarded a contract worth approximately S$4.5 million by the Housing and Development Board for the...

IPS Securex: Wins Midas Touch Asia 2014 Enterprise Platinum Award.

29 Aug 2014 07:00

IPS Securex Holdings Limited was awarded the Midas Touch Asia 2014 Enterprise Platinum Award. The award seeks to recognise enterprises in th...

IPS Securex: Participates In Safety & Security Asia 2014.

29 Aug 2014 07:00

IPS Securex Holdings Limited is participating in Safety & Security Asia 2014, the 13th International Safety & Security Technology and Equipm...

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India's Modi leaves for Japan to boost defence, energy ties

30 Aug 2014 14:30

[NEW DELHI] India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi left Saturday for a trip to Japan aimed at strengthening ties with counterpart Shinzo A...

Panasonic, Tata join hands in water treatment: report

30 Aug 2014 12:23

[TOKYO] Japan's Panasonic will develop a water purification system together with India's Tata Group, tapping into a fast-growing market in A...

China graft watchdog probes another exec at Volkswagen

30 Aug 2014 10:53

[BEIJING] China's anti-graft watchdog has said it is investigating a former senior executive at Volkswagen AG's Chinese venture, FAW-Volkswa...

Macau casino dealers plan industrial action for first time

30 Aug 2014 10:19

[HONG KONG] Casino dealers working in some of gambling hub Macau's most popular casinos are set to start industrial action on Saturday for t...

Brazil falls into recession as election looms

30 Aug 2014 09:39

[BRAS??LIA] Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, has slid into recession, further weakening President Dilma Rousseff, who faces an incre...

Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

30 Aug 2014 07:05

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at...

'Ice Bucket Challenge' passes US$100 mn mark

30 Aug 2014 07:04

[WASHINGTON] The "Ice Bucket Challenge" viral craze has raised more than US$100 million after sweeping the globe since its launch last month...

UK bankers' bonuses rise twice as fast as rest of workforce

30 Aug 2014 07:00

[LONDON] Bonuses for Britain's bankers and insurance workers rose at double the pace of those for the total workforce last year, despite pol...

EU moves towards tougher sanctions on Russia

30 Aug 2014 06:58

[MILAN] European Union foreign ministers on Friday cleared the way for tougher sanctions against Russia over what many of them described as ...

US auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle

30 Aug 2014 06:56

[DETROIT] US auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still w...

US: SP 500 edges up to set new record best month since Feb

30 Aug 2014 06:55

[NEW YORK] US stocks closed out a strong month on a quiet note on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting a modest gain to close at a new recor...

IMF board stands behind Lagarde over French probe

30 Aug 2014 06:53

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader Christine Lagarde, who is facing a cr...

US judge lifts suspension on Microsoft overseas email seizure

30 Aug 2014 06:51

[NEW YORK] A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U...

Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

30 Aug 2014 06:49

[NEW YORK] Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve US charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over US$1 mi...

Bid to extend progressive wage model to banking industry

29 Aug 2014 20:30

BANK workers may soon enjoy higher wages through the progressive wage model (PWM) as the National Trades Union Congress extends the model to...

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