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Straits Times Index 3,341.42 -3.57
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
949.6M 658.6M 154 147 884
Hang Seng Index 23,885.68 41.77
KLCI 1,843.21 4.65
Nikkei 225 17,386.65 -20.97
South Korea KOSPI 1,982.03 1.82
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MDR 0.005 -
Golden Agri-Res 0.460 +0.005
APAC Strategic 0.046 +0.005
Suntec Reit 1.940 +0.005
SIIC Environment 0.181 +0.001
Amplefield^ 0.007 +0.001
Addvalue Tech 0.080 +0.011
HSI23800MBeCW141230 0.112 -0.001
Yuuzoo 0.605 +0.055
IHC 0.275 -
Elektromotive 0.012 -
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Updated: 26 Nov 2014 14:04 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


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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...


Broker's Take: DMG issues 'buy' call on Suntec Reit, target price S$2

26 Nov 2014 11:38

DMG Research has put a "buy" call on Suntec Reit at a target price of S$2.00. Noting that Suntec Reit shot to the top of the most active sto...

Hong Kong: Shares open flat

26 Nov 2014 09:36

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened flat Wednesday, following a tepid lead from Wall Street with news that the US economy had grown more tha...

Hanwha Group to acquire Samsung chemical, defence unitsL: source

26 Nov 2014 09:30

[SEOUL] South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group will acquire defence firm Samsung Techwin Co Ltd and three other Samsung Group affiliates, a ...

Malaysia: Shares open higher on Wednesday

26 Nov 2014 09:23

MALAYSIA share prices opened higher on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index up 1.95 points to 1840.52. Volume...

Singapore: Shares open down on Wednesday

26 Nov 2014 09:03

SINGAPORE share prices opened down on Wednesday with the Straits Times Index down 5.90 points to 3,339.09. Volume was 101.8 million shares w...

Tokyo: Stocks open down 0.34%

26 Nov 2014 08:12

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened 0.34 per cent lower on Wednesday after the dollar's advance against the yen took a breather. The Nikkei 225 inde...

US household debt edges higher in Q3: survey

26 Nov 2014 00:43

[NEW YORK] Americans took on slightly more debt in the third quarter, up 0.7 per cent to total US$11.7 trillion, according to a survey by th...

India needs to grow at 7-8% a year: junior finance minister

25 Nov 2014 19:42

[NEW DELHI] India has no choice but to grow at a higher rate of 7-8 per cent a year, the country's junior Finance Minister Jayant Sinha told...

China to invest US$10.8b on four new railway lines

25 Nov 2014 18:23

[BEIJING] China has approved construction of four railway lines worth 66.2 billion yuan, or US$10.8 billion, the country's top economic plan...

Malaysia: Shares end higher

25 Nov 2014 17:43

MALAYSIAN shares ended higher on Tuesday with the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index adding 4.79 points to close at 1,838.56. Some 2.09 billion lo...

Singapore: Shares end higher

25 Nov 2014 17:17

SINGAPORE shares ended higher on Tuesday with the Straits Times Index gaining 4.46 points to 3,344.99. Some 1.78 billion shares, valued at S...

Hong Kong: Shares end 0.21% down

25 Nov 2014 16:22

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.21 per cent on Tuesday as profit-takers moved in after the previous day's rally that came in response...

Changi Airport's passenger traffic up 1.9% in Oct on strong South Asia growth

25 Nov 2014 16:00

PASSENGER traffic at Changi Airport increased 1.9 per cent year-on-year in October to 4.49 million passengers, with robust passenger traffic...

UK credit card market not working for some: Regulator

25 Nov 2014 15:45

[LONDON] Britain's credit card market is not working well for some customers who are over-borrowing and paying unexpectedly high interest ra...

24 travel agencies to skip March Natas fair and launch own travel event

25 Nov 2014 15:38

A TOTAL of 24 travel agencies are pulling out of the upcoming March 2015 Natas travel fair and plan to hold a rival one over the same weeken...

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Keppel DC REIT: Lodged IPO At S$0.90 To S$0.93 Per Unit.

26 Nov 2014 13:41

Keppel DC REIT is a Singapore real estate investment trust established with the investment strategy of principally investing, directly or in...

EDB: October 2014 Monthly Manufacturing Performance.

26 Nov 2014 13:01

On a year-on-year basis, Singapore's manufacturing output rose 0.2% in October 2014. Excluding biomedical manufacturing, output declined 4.3...

Blue Sky Power: 60% Owned Subsidiary, Waypost To Subscribe To 19.9% Stake Of Triple Energy.

26 Nov 2014 10:23

Triple Energy Limited holds 80% interest in Heilongjiang Aolong Energy Co. Ltd., which operated a coal bed methane gas project. Blue Sky Pow...

Accordia Golf Trust: Included In MSCI Singapore Small Cap Index.

26 Nov 2014 10:18

Accordia Golf Trust has been added to the Morgan Stanley Capital International Singapore Small-Cap Index, effective November 26, 2014.1 The ...

Creative: Sound Blaster Roar Wins 'Design Of The Year' Award At President's Design Award 2014.

26 Nov 2014 10:09

Creative Technology Ltd's groundbreaking Sound Blaster Roar portable wireless speaker has been named 'Design Of The Year' at the President's...

Sabana REIT: S$243 Million New Commodity Murabaha Facilities.

26 Nov 2014 10:04

Sabana REIT has entered into a new financing arrangement for new Commodity Murabaha facilities of up to S$243.0 million. A request to utilis...

IHH: 3Q14 Net Profit Up 25.5% To RM146.9 Million.

25 Nov 2014 18:03

Headline Q3 FY14 revenue, EBITDA and PATMI grew 7%, 8%, 26% to RM1.78 billion, RM427.0 million and RM146.9 million respectively YoY. Higher ...

Zhongmin Baihui: Lease Of Retail Premises In Putian City, Fujian Province.

25 Nov 2014 17:59

Zhongmin Baihui Retail Group Ltd. wishes to announce that Xiamen Shi Zhongmin Baihui Commercial Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has be...

CitySpring: A$717 Million 5-Year Senior Secured Loan Facility To Refinance Basslink Bonds.

25 Nov 2014 17:51

CitySpring Infrastructure Trust has agreed to refinance all the outstanding bonds issued in connection with the acquisition of Basslink Pty ...

Tritech: Resignation Of Auditors.

25 Nov 2014 17:33

BDO LLP had on 17 November 2014 given notice to Tritech Group Limited of their resignation as auditors of the Company and Ernst & Young LLP ...

PSD: Civil Servants To Get Year-End AVC Of 0.8 Month With Lower-Wage Officers Getting At Least S$1,200.

25 Nov 2014 17:13

Civil servants will be paid a year-end Annual Variable Component of 0.8 month, with lower-wage officers getting an AVC of at least $1,200. A...

HDB: Launches 7,568 Flats, Including First Housing Project In Tampines North.

25 Nov 2014 13:05

HDB launched 7,568 flats for sale in a mix of mature and non-mature towns under the November 2014 Build-To-Order cum Sale of Balance Flats e...

IE Singapore: Review Of 3Q Trade Performance & Outlook For 2015.

25 Nov 2014 10:41

On a y-o-y basis, Singapore's total trade declined by 3.5 per cent in 3Q 2014, in contrast to the 2.9 per cent increase in the previous quar...

Sapphire: Charting New Growth Strategy After Selling Steel Business, Acquires China Railway Infrastructure Specialist For S$76 Million.

25 Nov 2014 10:32

Purchase via cash and bond of RMB 282 million (S$59.4 million) and issue of new Sapphire shares worth S$16.5 million. AAA-certified Ranken i...

Pacific Andes: Proposes Raising S$195.5 Million By Way Of A Fully-Underwritten Rights Issue.

25 Nov 2014 10:30

Pacific Andes Resources Development Limited proposes to undertake a fully underwritten rights issue of 3,832,793,870 new ordinary shares at ...

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