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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 3,521.31 -20.60
Volume Value Rise Fall Unchanged
1,423.3M 1,178.1M 157 212 415
Updated: 18 Jan 2018 17:04 (Quotes are 10 mins delayed)


ETC Singapore: Arrives At Settlement Deed With Controlling Shareholder.

18 Jan 2018 18:24

Proposed disposal of Cedar Properties Pte Ltd. Extension of the Convertible Loan Agreement. Transfer of shares in the Company from Mr Luo to...

BreadTalk: Partners With Som Datt Group For Expansion Into India.

18 Jan 2018 18:17

BreadTalk Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BreadTalk Group Limited, and Bakekneads LLP, a member of the Som Datt Group of Companies, si...

Venture: Acquisition Of 481 Cottonwood Drive For US$29.4 Million.

18 Jan 2018 18:00

Venture Corporation Limited's wholly-owned subsidiary, Venture Enterprise Innovation, Inc., has entered into a sale and purchase agreement w...

FSL Trust: Reduces Further Debt Facility & FY2018 Debt Repayments With Disposal Of Vessel.

18 Jan 2018 17:17

First Ship Lease Trust has sold its containership vessel, FSL Busan, for a cash consideration of US$6.2 million. FSL Busan is a 2003, German...

Rex: Lime Petroleum AS Awarded New Licence In APA 2017.

18 Jan 2018 17:13

PL818B has been awarded to the same partnership holding adjacent licence PL818. The two licences have significant exploration potential with...

Aspen: To Partner With LG Electronics To Redefine Smart Lifestyle Across All Developments.

18 Jan 2018 13:29

The Group is partnering with LG Electronics Inc. to provide the latest in technology solutions, Internet of Things enabled platform and inno...



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

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

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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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