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  • PwC submits Budget proposals on digital economy


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  • COE trend seen continuing in 2017


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  • SGX shrinks as value of IPOs is outstripped by value of delistings

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  • The best of all worlds

    IF there's one thing Singaporeans can't resist, it's a buffet - the wider the spread, the better. But variety is nothing without quality - something Edge at the newly revamped Pan Pacific Singapore...

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  • Cash me if you can

    CASH is king. This adage applies to both investing and running a business. In a financial crisis when assets are valued at extraordinarily low levels you want to have enough cash to snap up as many...

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  • Let self-interest give way to compassion

    IN one of our classes in the Globalisation and Global Justice course at Harvard Summer School which I recently attended, the professor pointed out that before Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations...

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  • Hits and misses at  Outpost No. 903


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  • April's new home demand rises more than forecast

    [WASHINGTON] Demand for new US homes increased more than forecast last month as low prices and mortgage interest rates drew buyers.

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  • Manhattan offices paying top rents for trendy Midtown

    [NEW YORK] Most landlords offering prestige Manhattan office space hate to be pinned down on their asking rents. Not Ed Minskoff.

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  • CMA breaks ground for China mall

    [SINGAPORE] The largest shopping mall in East China, jointly developed by CapitaMalls Asia and Suzhou Industrial Park Jinji Lake Urban Development Co (SIP JUD), has broken ground.

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Straits Times Index 3,336.72 8.89
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
2,028.1M 1,035.7M 137 230 391
South Korea KOSPI 2,434.51 -5.39
Dow Jones Index 21,408.52 -5.82
Nikkei 225 20,050.16 94.96
KLCI 1,766.00 2.66
Hang Seng Index 26,941.02 88.97
DJI data from Thomson Reuters
Updated: 26 Jul 2017 18:05 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


Sabana REIT: Manager Waives 25% Of Its 2Q 2017 Base Fee, Reports 0.81 Cents DPU.

26 Jul 2017 09:56

Amount distributable to Unitholders of S$8.6 million. 25% of base fee for 2Q 2017 waived to cushion the dilutive effect of cash payment on D...

Frasers Centrepoint: Mega Development Northpoint City Set To Welcome Shoppers In Q4, Mall On Track For Soft Opening With Close To 90% Leased.

26 Jul 2017 09:40

The largest mall in Northern Singapore will open to shoppers in the fourth quarter this year. Developed by Frasers Centrepoint Singapore, th...

MTQ: Reported Results For The 3 Months Ended 30 June 2017.

25 Jul 2017 17:51

Weaker results mainly arising from lower subsea activities at Neptune. Reduced finance costs following repayment of bank borrowings. Improve...

CITIC Envirotech: Recorded $40 Million In Net Profit For The 6 Months Ended 30 June 2017.

25 Jul 2017 17:37

Total revenue up 3.6% from $239.4 million to $248.1 million. Engineering revenue increased 18.5% from $119.9 million to $142.1 million. Recu...

SHS: Inks S$3.7 Million Joint Venture With Precision Staircase Manufacturer Yokomori & Steel Trader Marubeni-Itochu To Produce Staircases In Singapore.

25 Jul 2017 17:33

Yokomori will take a 60% stake in the JV, transferring its technology and management to the Singapore operations. SHS will take a 30% stake,...

Parkway Life REIT: Reports Strong DPU Growth Of 10.3% In 2Q 2017.

25 Jul 2017 10:00

Overall DPU of 3.32 cents for 2Q 2017, representing a 10.3% increase over 2Q 2016. DPU from recurring operations increased steadily year-on-...



Before you take up an ILP

A larger number of insurance products these days are hybrid ones offering both protection and a degree of return on your money...

New consortium to provide insurance for terror risks

A NEW consortium has been set up here to insure Asia-Pacific companies against terror attacks.

Great Eastern out to engage clients online

GREAT Eastern is changing the way it looks at life insurance through an industry-first integrated Live Great programme, said Chris Wei...

Better to get medical insurance while young and healthy

Some people say they fear sickness and disability more than death, as the former will drain their wealth.

Whole-of-life alternative to universal life

Singapore insurers clearly hope to appeal to clients who are wary of US dollar exposure and who prefer the comfort of guarantees. The...


Personal Finance

More owners of luxury condos selling at a loss

[SINGAPORE] A larger percentage of high-end luxury condo homes on the resale market are selling at a loss and a smaller percentage at a...

Get smart on property financing

JUST mention “property financing” and some people start to get a headache, especially those who do not like to look at or crunch...

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2013 Outlook

test-report2 23 Jan 2013

We are bullish on conglomerates as we see the sector generating steady earnings growth that can support dividends. We are bearish on...

test-report3 23 Jan 2013

We forecast a 12-month STI total return of 8 per cent, inclusive of a 3.2 per cent dividend yield. Our 12-month STI target is 3,251...
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