Thai developer Sansiri expands into services

REAL estate development might be about brick and mortar, but Apichart Chutrakul, the chief executive officer of top Thai real estate developer Sansiri, is thinking of the intangibles.

DBS lifts data centre onto cloud to cut cost

DBS Bank is partnering data centre provider Equinix to plug one of its data centres in Singapore into the cloud.

Some 230 units of Parc Botannia sold at launch

SINGAPOREANS thronging the weekend launch of Parc Botannia snapped up some 230 units of the Sengkang 99-year leasehold condominium over the weekend. The average selling price was S$1,270 per square foot.

Prudential taps AI for claims assessment

PRUDENTIAL Singapore will try to assess claims using machine learning in hopes that a determination could be made in just seconds.

Q&M third-quarter profit up 28% to S$3.6m

DENTAL clinic operator Q&M Dental Group reported a net profit of S$3.6 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017, up 28 per cent from S$2.8 million a year ago.

230 units of Sengkang's Parc Botannia sold during weekend launch

SOME 230 units of Parc Botannia, the 99-year leasehold condominium project in Sengkang's Fernvale Street, have been sold over the weekend. The average selling price was S$1,270 per square foot...

Mencast sinks deeper into red with S$7.1m loss in Q3

Marine and oil and gas industry services provider Mencast Holdings sank further into the red for its third quarter ended September 30, 2017.

Lee Metal inks MOU on potential offer; shares hit 3-year high before announcement

Steelmaker Lee Metal Group has entered into a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an unrelated third party, the company said in an announcement on the Singapore Exchange.

Best World revenue notches first dip in four years

HIT by a plunge in activities at key market Taiwan, quarterly sales at beauty products direct seller Best World International recorded their first year-on-year decline since Q3 2013.

It's just lunch, weary remisiers say

THEY clamoured for its return for six long years, but when the Singapore Exchange (SGX) finally gave traders their lunch break back, few celebrated.
TRANSFORMING STOCKBROKING

Down S$740k after penny-stock crash, he clawed his way back

JUST two months after his first child, a son, was born, Phillip Securities remisier Joey Choy was S$740,000 in the red.

Best World International sales take a dip, but lower expenses drive profit up 36%

SALES at beauty products distributor Best World International took a dip in the three months to end-September as improving China export sales failed to make up for a plunge in Taiwan activities.

Apple supplier Hi-P 'not a one-man show', says executive chairman

APPLE supplier Hi-P International is "not a one-man show", said executive chairman Yao Hsiao Tung, 77, as he introduced a new chief operating officer (COO) at the firm that he has led for almost 35 years...
MONDAY MULTIPLE

Big Tech is expensive? Try Big Consumer

IF you think tech stocks like Facebook and Google are pricey, you haven't seen consumer stocks in Indonesia and India...
HOCK LOCK SIEW

QExit, whatsit, whodunnit?

IF you have trouble sleeping, one possible way to nod off is to get someone to explain "quantitative easing" to you...

Oil treads US$60 line to lift O&M stocks

AS INVENTORIES fall and expectations build on a sustained output cut, Brent crude oil prices stayed above the psychologically important US$60 a barrel mark for a third day in a row.

SGX to reduce unusual activity queries by half

THE number of queries issued by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on unusual trading activity will be going down by half from Wednesday.
STOCKS

Oil and gas speculation continues

SPECULATIVE activity continued in the oil and gas exploration and support services space on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) as crude oil prices surged to a more than two-year high.

Oil and gas, manufacturing stocks notch dramatic rises in Singapore

SPECULATIVE activity continued in the oil and gas exploration and support services space on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) as crude oil prices surged to a more than two-year high.

Singapore shares close 0.06 per cent down on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks finished 0.06 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index dropping 1.89 points to 3,374.08.

SGX to cut down on unusual trading activity queries by half

THE number of queries issued by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on unusual trading activity will be going down by half from Wednesday.

Hot stock: Oil & gas explorers ride crude surge

SPECULATIVE activity continued in the oil and gas exploration space on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) as crude oil prices surged to a more than two-year high.
STOCKS

STI falls but manufacturing stocks rally

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) might be correcting from technically overbought levels, but in the broader market, electronics and semiconductor-related manufacturing stocks are rallying hard...

Singapore shares close 0.3% down on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks finished 0.3 per cent lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 10.47 points to 3,375.97.

Emas Offshore updates financial information

BELEAGUERED offshore support vessel owner-operator Emas Offshore Ltd has updated its financial information as well as that of one subsidiary, Emas Offshore Private Ltd.