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Straits Times Index 3,117.03 -20.54
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
2,681.4M 1,251.8M 175 229 361
Hang Seng Index 23,965.70 -149.16
KLCI 1,698.35 -6.13
Nikkei 225 19,283.54 -87.92
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Dow Jones Index 20,810.32 34.72
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Noble 0.225 -0.045
Healthway Med 0.048 +0.007
DISA 0.027 -
HSI23600MBePW170427 0.121 +0.006
HSI24600MBeCW170330 0.071 -0.012
GSS Energy 0.135 +0.004
Addvalue Tech 0.041 +0.001
AusGroup 0.059 +0.002
HSI23200MBePW170330 0.061 +0.004
Alliance Mineral 0.191 -0.007
HSI24200MBeCW170427 0.139 -0.014
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Updated: 24 Feb 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...


ZTE launches world's first 5G-ready smartphone

27 Feb 2017 00:29

[BARCELONA] Chinese telecoms giant ZTE unveiled Sunday what it said is the world's first smartphone compatible with the lightening-fast 5G m...

New Saudi stock market opens with gains of 20%

27 Feb 2017 00:23

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia on Sunday launched a parallel equity market designed to boost small and medium enterprises that closed up 20 per cent,...

UK city homes least affordable since 2008 as wage growth lags

25 Feb 2017 14:28

[LONDON] The affordability of a home in UK cities is the worst in almost a decade, with the average house price nearly seven times annual ea...

China names new planning chief, commerce minister before key meeting

25 Feb 2017 14:05

[BEIJING] China has appointed a new head for its top economic planning agency and a new commerce minister as part of a reshuffle ahead of a ...

Magistrates to probe France's Fillon over 'fake jobs'

25 Feb 2017 13:20

[PARIS] Francois Fillon, the conservative candidate in France's presidential election, will face a probe by investigating magistrates into c...

Trump to order reversal of Obama water regulation rule: official

25 Feb 2017 11:49

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a measure as early as Tuesday aimed at rescinding a major Obama administration wa...

Britain flags concern about confidence in Hong Kong's system

25 Feb 2017 09:54

[HONG KONG] Developments in Hong Kong have affected confidence in a system of government intended to ensure the Chinese-ruled city's autonom...

Mexico warns of tariffs, spurns US aid under review by Trump

25 Feb 2017 09:50

[MEXICO CITY] An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to President Donald Trump on Friday by saying it would retaliate if the United St...

North Korea steps up sanctions-busting: UN report

25 Feb 2017 09:11

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] North Korea is flouting tougher new UN sanctions with more ingenuous tactics, circumventing trade bans by re...

Google rolls out AI tool to combat online trolls

25 Feb 2017 08:42

[PARIS] Google said it will begin offering media groups an artificial intelligence tool designed to stamp out incendiary comments on their w...

Shaking off dieselgate, VW races back into profit

25 Feb 2017 08:26

[WOLFSBURG] German auto giant Volkswagen on Friday said it raced back into the black in 2016 as car sales hit an all-time high, in the lates...

Indian man killed, another wounded in suspected Kansas hate crime

25 Feb 2017 08:10

[CHICAGO] An Indian man was killed and another wounded in a shooting being investigated by US authorities in the midwestern state of Kansas ...

California requests US$440m for flood control after dam crisis

25 Feb 2017 07:57

[LOS ANGELES] California's governor announced Friday a US$437 million plan for flood control and emergency response following a recent crisi...

White House accused of picking media favourites

25 Feb 2017 07:39

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump's White House barred several major US media outlets from a daily press briefing Friday, raising accus...

Oil slips nearly 1% on concerns over rising US output

25 Feb 2017 07:11

[NEW YORK] Oil prices fell about 1 per cent on Friday as worries about rising US supplies outweighed Opec pledges to boost compliance with o...

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Tiong Seng: Posts 49.4% Jump In Net Profit To S$15.3 Million For FY2016 Driven By Both Construction & Property Development Businesses.

24 Feb 2017 18:18

Revenue surged 37.3% to record S$774.3 million due to higher revenue recognition of construction contracts and property development projects...

Eindec: Delivers FY2016 Revenue Of S$16.68 Million.

24 Feb 2017 18:17

Gross profit at S$6.65 million. Air purification segment posts strong growth. Building new team for air purification and environmental solut...

NSL: Profit Before Tax Improved To S$17.5 Million.

24 Feb 2017 18:13

Better performance was lifted by higher contributions from overseas operations in Precast & PBU division. Proposed dividend of $0.25 per sha...

Soo Kee: FY2016 Revenue Increased 26.9%, FY2016 Net Profit Of S$6.5 Million & Proposes Final Dividend Of S$0.005 Per Share.

24 Feb 2017 18:06

FY2016 revenue increased 26.9% to S$176.8 million. FY2016 profit, net of tax attributable to equity holders of the Company fell 22.6% to S$6...

KS Energy: Drilling Rig "KS Discoverer 6" Awarded US$5 Million Contract.

24 Feb 2017 18:04

KS Energy Limited wishes to announce that PT Petro Papua Energi, a subsidiary of KS Drilling Pte. Ltd. has been awarded a contract for the "...

Yoma: To Build A One-Stop Food Distribution Platform In Myanmar With METRO GROUP.

24 Feb 2017 18:02

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with METRO GROUP Wholesale & Food Specialist Company in establ...

Hyflux: Received Letter Of Award To Develop 3 Desalination Plants In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia.

24 Feb 2017 17:58

Hyflux Ltd's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hydrochem Saudi Limited, has received the formal Letter of Award from the state-owned Saline Water Con...

Federal: 4Q2016 Earnings Soar 39% To S$3.7 Million.

24 Feb 2017 17:55

The Group records a S$ 7.3 million profit in FY2016 despite a weak operating environment. The Group has a committed order book of S$94 milli...

Sinarmas Land: Reversed Loss In 4Q 2016 to Achieve PATMI Of S$46.5 Million On The Back Of 33.4% Increase In Revenue To S$329.8 Million.

24 Feb 2017 17:50

Sinarmas Land Limited announced that Profit After Tax and Minority Interests for 4th Quarter ended 31 December 2016 recorded a positive S$46...

Venture: 4Q16 Net Profit Up 20.6% To S$54.1 Million.

24 Feb 2017 17:46

For the three months ended 31 December 2016, Group revenue increased by 23.1% year-on-year to S$854.6 million. The Group recorded a net prof...

TeleChoice: Posts Net Profit Of S$7.7 Million On Revenue Of S$503.7 Million For FY2016.

24 Feb 2017 17:39

Maintained final dividend of S$0.016 per ordinary share, equivalent to dividend payout of approximately 95% of FY2016 net profit. Cash posit...

Interra Resources: Chauk Development Well CHK 1201 Completed As An Oil Producer.

24 Feb 2017 17:35

Interra Resources Limited's joint venture entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc., has completed development well CHK 1201 in the Ch...

MegaChem: Thailand Associated Company Begins Trading on 23 February 2017 On SET-MAI.

24 Feb 2017 17:32

Issued an aggregate of 100,000,000 New Shares at an Offering Price of 1.89 Thai Baht per New Share. Opening price on 23 February 2017 at 2.7...

CWT: Reports Full Year Results For Fiscal 2016.

24 Feb 2017 17:25

For FY2016, CWT reported revenue of S$9.3 billion, gross margin of 3.5%, net income of S$73.6 million and earnings per share of 12.3 cents. ...

UOL: FY16 Pre-Tax Profit Before Fair Value & Other Losses Down 5% To S$391.2 Million.

24 Feb 2017 17:21

Group revenue up 13% to $1.44 billion. PATMI down 27% to $287.0 million due mainly to fair value and other losses. Group sold 484 residentia...

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