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Updated: 24 Jan 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)

Fund Manager's Take

15 Apr 2015

Market News

Launch of S'pore's 1st startup stock exchange expected by mid-year

Launch of S'pore's 1st startup stock exchange expected by mid-year

A startup stock exchange that aims to help early-stage companies find funding for their businesses, bridging the financing gap between... Australia sees iron ore price heading sharply lower

Australia sees iron ore price heading sharply lower

Australia has forecast a steep decline in the price of iron ore, its most valuable export commodity, calling an end to an unexpected rally... SGX

SGX sets its sights on first ETF for Singapore Reits

THE local bourse operator is aiming to have an exchange-traded fund (ETF) for Singapore real estate investment trusts (Reits) (S-Reits...

Bond market volatility offers opportunities too: Schroders

Investors should watch for opportunities thrown up by volatility in the bond markets this year - particularly in Asia - on the back of... reits

Ascendas Reit buys two Australian properties for A$168m

ASCENDAS Reit said on Friday it has acquired a business park in Sydney for A$143.4 million (S$147.4 million). The property, located at...


Dubai airport 2016 traffic up 7.2%, still world's busiest international airport

24 Jan 2017 12:57

[DUBAI] Dubai International Airport remained the world's busiest for international passengers in 2016, as existing markets grew and new rout...

Hong Kong watchdog seeks to ban directors of China's Hanergy

24 Jan 2017 12:45

[HONG KONG] Controversial Chinese solar energy firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group is facing a legal bid by Hong Kong's securities watchdog t...

China's Wanda adds Nordic screens to its cinema empire

24 Jan 2017 12:20

[SHANGHAI] Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group said its US-based AMC Theatres chain will buy the Nordic region's largest cinema operator for US...

Australia leads push for TPP without US after Trump exits deal

24 Jan 2017 12:02

[TOKYO] Australia is leading a push to salvage a Pacific trade deal after US President Donald Trump formally withdrew as a signatory to the ...

New design guidelines for privately-owned public spaces from April 24: URA

24 Jan 2017 11:50

WITH effect from April 24, 2017, owners and developers of private developments that need to provide a public space, as well as those seeking...

Samsung warns of political risks as chips boost Q4 profit

24 Jan 2017 11:50

[SEOUL] Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it expects profit growth in 2017 despite challenges arising from political uncertainty, a...

China outbound property investment seen dropping as capital curbs bite

24 Jan 2017 11:46

[HONG KONG] China's recent clampdown on capital outflows is expected to bite into outbound overseas property investment this year, real esta...

Trump didn't give Ethics Office documentation, Democrat says

24 Jan 2017 11:43

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump didn't provide government ethics officials documentation to show he had carried out his plan to step awa...

7 in 10 Singaporeans use social media on mobile, double global average: survey

24 Jan 2017 11:41

SEVENTY per cent of Singaporeans are active social media users on the go, more than double the global average of 34 per cent, according to a...

Hot stock: SingHaiyi queried over unusual trading activity

24 Jan 2017 11:32

PROPERTY development group SingHaiyi was queried by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) over "unusual price and volume movements" of its shares on ...

South Korea: Stocks flat ahead of long holiday, won firms

24 Jan 2017 11:26

[SEOUL] South Korean shares were flat early on Tuesday as investors held their positions after uncertainties surrounding President Donald Tr...

Trump protectionism might help emerging markets, hedge fund says

24 Jan 2017 11:14

[HONG KONG] Curtailing access to the world's biggest market appears damaging, on the face of it, for the emerging markets relying on exports...

Singapore's business confidence remains weak despite slight uptick in Q4: survey

24 Jan 2017 11:06

BUSINESS confidence in Singapore remains weak in the fourth quarter of last year despite a slight increase, according to a joint survey by t...

Australia, NZ dollars hit 10-week peaks as US dollar stumbles

24 Jan 2017 10:58

[SYDNEY] The Australian and New Zealand dollars touched 2-1/2 month highs on Tuesday as the greenback wallowed on concerns about the impact ...

Singapore slips to 7th place in ranking for high-end rental accommodation in Asia

24 Jan 2017 10:58

SINGAPORE has fallen to seventh place in a regional ranking for high-end rental accommodation this year. It was the fourth most expensive lo...

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Chasen: Secures Projects Worth S$20.6 Million To Date For FY2017.

24 Jan 2017 17:31

First specialist relocation project by Chasen (USA), Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chasen Logistics Services Limited, in its maiden yea...

Keppel REIT: Declared 4Q16 DPU Of $0.0148.

24 Jan 2017 17:19

Distribution per Unit of 1.48 cents for 4Q 2016, bringing total DPU for FY 2016 to 6.37 cents. There is no distribution of other gains in 4Q...

MTQ: Revenue Improvement Quarter-On-Quarter But Still Lower Than Same Period Last Year.

24 Jan 2017 17:18

Higher activity levels in Bahrain and improved results from Binder. Singapore continues to experience low levels of utilisation. Reduced net...

YuuZoo: Sells New Franchise License To Telco In Congo, The Second Largest Country In Africa, As It Reinforces Its Strong Presence On The Continent.

24 Jan 2017 17:14

Latest license sale follows YuuZoo's successful penetration into Nigeria, the largest market in Africa, with Etisalat, the leading telco in ...

M1: 4Q16 Net Profit Down 26.6% To S$32 Million.

24 Jan 2017 17:10

Net profit after tax declined 16.1% year-on-year to S$149.7 million mainly due to lower international call and roaming revenues, as well as ...

FCOT: Revamps Alexandra Technopark To Create A New Campus Environment.

24 Jan 2017 10:27

Frasers Commercial Trust is pleased to announce the asset enhancement initiative for Alexandra Technopark. Estimated to cost S$45 million, t...

FCOT: 1QFY17 Distributable Income Of S$19.9 Million Supported By A Healthy Portfolio.

24 Jan 2017 10:24

1QFY17 distributable income increased 1.2% year-on-year. 1QFY17 DPU of 2.51 cents 2% above preceding quarter. Healthy average portfolio occu...

Mapletree Logistics Trust: Delivers Steady DPU Of 1.87 Cents For 3Q FY16/17.

24 Jan 2017 10:20

9 months year-to-date DPU of 5.58 cents. Stable operations with 96.1% occupancy rate, positive rental reversions...

Swing Media: To Raise S$5.1 Million Through Share Placement To 7 Investors Including 2 Clients Managed By Renowned Hong Kong Asset Manager, Look's Asset Management.

24 Jan 2017 10:16

S$5.1 million share placement to seven investors including two discretionary account clients managed by Look's Asset Management Limited refl...

Ascott REIT: FY2016 Unitholders' Distribution Rises 9% To Record High Of S$135 Million.

24 Jan 2017 10:11

Ascott Residence Trust's Unitholders' distribution for FY 2016 grew 9% to a record high of S$135 million. Distribution per unit rose 4% to 8...

Cache Logistics Trust: Achieves DPU Of 7.725 Cents For FY2016.

24 Jan 2017 09:58

FY2016 Income Available for Distribution increased 2.0% year-on-year to S$69.3 million. Portfolio committed occupancy was maintained at 96.4...

Keppel Infrastructure Trust: DPU Of S$0.0093 Declared For 4Q16.

23 Jan 2017 17:49

Distribution per unit of 0.93 Singapore cents was declared for the quarter ended 31 December 2016, bringing total DPU to 3.72 Singapore cent...

Banyan Tree: Form Strategic Partnership In China With Vanke.

23 Jan 2017 17:46

Banyan Tree Holdings Limited and China Vanke Co., Ltd have agreed to create Banyan Tree China, a new joint venture between Banyan Tree and V...

Soilbuild REIT: Announces 4th Quarter FY2016 Distributable Income Of S$16.4 Million.

23 Jan 2017 17:40

Full Year and 4Q FY2016 DPU was 6.091 cents and 1.570 cents respectively. Completion of new annex block at 39 Senoko Way. 620K sq ft of rene...

Keppel DC REIT: FY2016 Distributable Income Exceeds Forecast by 4%.

23 Jan 2017 17:26

Portfolio grew during the year with three acquisitions. DPU of 2.80 cents declared for 2H 2016. Distributable income for FY 2016 was $61.0 m...

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