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STI finishes the week 2.61% higher amid zero inflation

SINGAPORE equities bounced back into positive territory on Friday, as Asian markets closed the week awash in a tide of green.

Datapulse slapped with SGX compliance notice, ordered to hold independent review

AN independent review of mainboard-listed Datapulse Technology is needed - and soon, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) said on Friday.

Singapore shares close up by 1.28% on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks bounced back into positive territory on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index up by 44.76 points, or 1.28 per cent, to 3,533.22.

HK exec is new Datapulse CEO

A HONG Kong executive is to join Datapulse Technology as its chief executive officer, just weeks after his predecessor abruptly quit.
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Staff cuts can be a double-edged sword

SINGAPORE Airlines cabin crew will no longer be penalised for taking "casual" sick leave, according to reports...

Hong Kong data centre VP to join embattled Datapulse as new CEO

EMBATTLED disk drive maker Datapulse Technology is getting a new chief executive.

Asia's the silver lining in Allianz's 2017 results

ALLIANZ on Wednesday announced a solid set of results for its performance in Asia for the year ended Dec 31, 2017.

StarHub share price plunges after disappointing Q4 earnings

STARHUB'S share price tumbled in a matter of hours on Thursday, with analysts bearish on the outlook after a dismal earnings performance...
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Local traders say 'huat ah' on CNY eve

CHINESE New Year cheer was in the air, as Singapore stocks retraced their steps in a busy half-day session on Thursday.

Singapore stocks close up 1.21% on Thursday

FESTIVE cheer extended to the Singapore market on Thursday, in half-day trade ahead of the Chinese New Year break.

StarHub Q4 profit falls 74% on hefty one-off expenses

A FRESH round of benefits may have cheered StarHub employees, but the higher staff costs were also partly to blame for the plunge in the telco's fourth-quarter earnings...

StarHub posts 74% fall in Q4 net profit, as expenses jump on one-off provisions

EARNINGS dropped sharply at telco StarHub for the fourth quarter, with heftier expenses devouring an uptick in turnover, the company said on Wednesday evening.
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Property earnings and oil prices stir trade

SINGAPORE stocks gained more ground on their second day in positive territory, helped by investor interest in the three local banks.

NSL eyes share swop for 30% interest in German engineering group

A UNIT of the former NatSteel is eyeing a share swop with German mechanical engineering group Salzgitter Maschinenbau.

Write-backs help push Koh Bros Q4 net profit up by 74% to S$12m

KOH Brothers Group braved a slide in sales to turn in a sharply higher fourth-quarter net profit on Tuesday - fuelled largely by various write-backs.

Singapore shares close up 0.89% on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks gained more ground on Tuesday - their second day in positive territory, after a global market sell-off.
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Banks keep STI in positive territory

LAST week's market correction threw traders worldwide into a tizzy, but the local bourse still edged upwards at the close on Monday, fuelled by optimism over banking stocks...

Q3 earnings double to S$10.7m for Bukit Sembawang Estates on higher sales, profit recognition

HIGHER sales and higher profit recognition on projects helped to push up third-quarter earnings at Bukit Sembawang Estates, the property developer said on Monday.

Singapore shares close up 0.23% on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks mustered tepid courage on Monday, in the wake of a mass sell-off the week before.

SGX sets precedent with requirement of advance notice from Datapulse

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) set a precedent when it recently put a company on notice over a controversial factory deal, it has confirmed.

Watch sellers dial in higher Q3 profits

VOLATILE market notwithstanding, two luxury watch retailers still managed to clock bottomline growth in the third quarter.

Hour Glass records 6% rise in Q3 profits despite revenue slide on lower spending

WATCH retailer The Hour Glass shrugged off a revenue slide in the third quarter to post a 6 per cent rise in net profit on the previous year.

Cortina's Q3 net profit more than doubles on the back of positive inventory change

LUXURY watch retailer Cortina Holdings' third-quarter net profit has more than doubled, it announced on Friday...

Singtel's Q3 profits down 8.5 per cent on Airtel woes

TOUGHER market conditions in India did no favours for Singtel's third-quarter results, out on Thursday...

Singtel Q3 profit down 8.5% to S$890m on lower contributions from units

SINGAPORE Telecommunications' (Singtel) third-quarter net profit fell 8.5 per cent mainly due to voice revenue declines, higher net finance expenses, and lower contributions from its regional associates, the telco announced on Thursday before market open...