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  • Prices of completed condos up 0.1%: NUS index


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  • Singapore to focus on 5 futures, says Swee Keat


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  • Indonesia in work-permit U-turn following businesses' pushback


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  • Office space gets pricier as global economy edges up

    Global prime occupancy costs increased by 2.4 per cent over the past year amid healthy demand for space in top-quality properties, including from the service sector, which entered its fourth year of...

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  • Asean integration to benefit logistics and commercial real estate

    These are positive times for the ASEAN region as it has recorded consistent positive economic growth in the last 10 years and a surge in foreign direct investments. This progress is in part backed...

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  • Technology rents catching up with banks as digital economy expands


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  • Singapore's office rents soften in Q3 on economic outlook: DTZ

    AVERAGE monthly gross rents in the CBD (central business district) declined by 4.1 per cent quarter on quarter (q-o-q) to S$10.40 per square foot in Q3, the first decline from an uptrend since 2013...

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  • Global regulators finalise new capital rule for big insurers

    [LONDON] The world's nine biggest insurance companies will have to hold more capital under new rules just finalised by global regulators that aim to prevent taxpayer bailouts of the industry in a...

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  • Private equity rushing in as banks retreat from mortgage deals

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  • Investors exit US ETFs that track EMs

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Straits Times Index 2,856.95 10.89
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
993.8M 756.7M 163 172 436
Hang Seng Index 23,335.59 144.95
KLCI 1,652.99 -
Nikkei 225 16,519.29 114.28
South Korea KOSPI 1,999.36 7.88
Dow Jones Index 18,392.46 98.76
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 23 Sep 2016 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Rickmers Maritime: Improves Restructuring Plan Following Noteholders' Feedback.

22 Sep 2016 10:18

Rickmers Maritime announced a revised restructuring plan in relation to the S$100 million 8.45% notes due 2017, after taking feedback from i...

VARD: Secures Contract For 2 More Module Carrier Vessels For Topaz Energy & Marine.

22 Sep 2016 10:11

Vard Holdings Limited has secured a contract for the design and construction of two additional Module Carrier Vessels for Topaz Energy and M...

Soilbuild REIT: Results Of The Preferential Offering.

22 Sep 2016 10:04

Soilbuild Business Space REIT is pleased to announce the results of its Preferential Offering to raise S$59.4 million through the issue of a...

Soilbuild REIT: Obtained Unsecured Loan Facility From BEA.

21 Sep 2016 17:55

S$40 million term loan facility will be used for the acquisition of Bukit Batok Connection. S$5 million uncommitted revolving credit facilit...

Sunpower: To Supply RMB22.58 Million EPC Services To Shenhua Group, One Of The Largest Coal Companies In China.

20 Sep 2016 17:39

The Group's crystallization separation technology will be used in Shenhua Direct Coal Liquefaction Project which increases the customer's in...

Aztech: Voluntary Delisting At S$0.42 In Cash Per Offer Share.

20 Sep 2016 10:16

AVS Investments Pte. Ltd. has presented to the directors of Aztech Group Ltd., a formal proposal to seek the voluntary delisting of the Comp...



CIMB, Sompo ink S'pore deal to distribute general insurance products

In a multi-million dollar deal, CIMB Bank Singapore will distribute Sompo Insurance Singapore's general insurance products, such as motor...

AIG and Aviva offer motorists two-year insurance policies

INSTEAD of paying annually for car insurance, vehicle owners these days have a more unusual option - taking out a two-year policy, that...

Grab, AXA introduce usage-based insurance for private-hire car drivers

Easing taxes to create global insurance hub

NTUC Income launches third-party insurance for personal mobility devices

NTUC Income has launched its first insurance plan aimed at users of personal mobility devices and bicycles.


Personal Finance

Get cash by just tapping ATM with mobile phone

Soon you will be able to withdraw cash from the ATM by tapping your mobile phone which can also issue digital credit cards.

Visa speeds up payment process with software upgrade

Visa said it would begin providing software to reduce the time people spend using new chip cards, which have small metallic squares on the...

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Singapore stocks: Dividend yield monitor on 29 June 2015 14 Jul 2015

Singapore stocks: Dividend Yield Greater Than 6%

Increasing fair value 24 Feb 2015

The variance is likely to be due to higher allowances in 4Q14, which surged up to S$211m, up 40% YoY and 19% QoQ, and lower net trading...
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