TOPLINE

Sanli's directors take time to plot next course

THE executive directors of water treatment specialist Sanli Environmental are planting the seeds for overseas expansion and a potential move into long-term projects, but they are not in a hurry to reap yet.
AGM WATCH

SGX open to M&As, but wary of high prices

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) is on the lookout for opportunities to grow its business through mergers and acquisitions (M&As), but it is also wary of rich valuations at the moment, directors said at the market operator and regulator's annual general meeting on Thursday...

SGX to 'invest strategically' to boost fixed income business

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) will look to "invest strategically" to grow its fixed income business, chief executive Loh Boon Chye told shareholders at the market operator's annual general meeting on Thursday morning...

SGX carrots for good compliance? One idea mooted is fast-track approval

REWARDING well-behaved companies with fast-tracked approval for corporate actions would be welcome, but how to actually implement such a scheme may need more careful thought, industry professionals said on Tuesday.

Price valuer

GEORG Tacke cannot help but notice prices wherever he is, and it annoys him when he sees a bad one.

Golden Agri launches oleochemical plant

GOLDEN Agri-Resources on Thursday launched a 200 kilotonne-per-year oleochemicals plant in Indonesia, giving the world's second largest palm oil producer its first major downstream fatty alcohol facility...

Oxley raises UE stake to 14.1% at S$2.72 per share with S$2.60 offer still open

PROPERTY developer Oxley Holdings has further raised its stake in United Engineers (UE) to 14.1 per cent after acquiring S$1.4 million of shares on the open market on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to mandatory disclosures to the Singapore Exchange.

Golden Agri-Resources JV opens 200 kilotonne oleochemicals plant in Indonesia

GOLDEN Agri-Resources has launched a 200 kilotonne-per-year oleochemicals plant in Indonesia, giving the world's second-largest palm oil producer its first major downstream fatty alcohol facility...
THE NEW iPHONE

Singapore tech manufacturers see modest share movements amid iPhone launch

STOCKS of tech manufacturers showed modestly positive impact from the launch of Apple's new iPhone on Wednesday Singapore time, as limited exposure to the tech giant's supply chain and lack of actual sales figures gave investors little impetus to mount a stronger reaction...
HOCK LOCK SIEW

A special kind of risk: financial records destroyed by fire

ALL right, folks, it has been a nice five-year stretch, but it's time to reset the clock for days-without-accidents-that-destroy-financial-documents...

Veterans complete board of SGX regulatory unit

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has assembled a slate of regulatory and banking veterans to oversee its regulatory unit, laying the final pieces for SGX Regulation (Regco) to begin operating as an independent unit from Friday, Sept 15.

Cromwell Reit eyes 7.5-7.7% yield in 1.25b euro Singapore IPO

THE Singapore initial public offering (IPO) of Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit) could raise up to 1.25 billion euros (S$2.02 billion) and provide a yield of between 7.5 and 7.7 per cent, according to a preliminary prospectus lodged on Friday.

Cromwell European Reit talks IPO at 0.55 to 0.57 euro per unit, targets Sept 28 listing

CROMWELL Property Group hopes to raise up to 1.25 billion euros (S$2 billion) in a Singapore initial public offering of a European property real estate investment trust (Reit) by the end of September, according to a preliminary prospectus lodged on Friday.

Nuclear tensions trigger reflexive selling, but markets show restraint

ASIAN investors shed risk as expected on Monday, in response to North Korea's latest nuclear claims, but tempered declines suggested scepticism about whether the heightened tension would meaningfully affect the global economy...

Qantas rekindles Changi romance, deepening rivalry with SIA

QANTAS Airways may be rekindling its London connection with Changi Airport after a five-year fling with Dubai, but the Australian carrier's make-up bouquet of additional flights through Singapore could raise a rash for Singapore Airlines (SIA)...

Singapore an overlooked gem, say panellists

SINGAPORE is an overlooked gem that is poised to ride South-east Asia's demographic growth as the region's services centre, panellists at the SGX-Smarkarma Singapore Research Forum said on Tuesday...

CapitaLand names new chiefs for digital, operations, investment

CHIEFS for digital, investment and operations are among the new roles that CapitaLand is introducing in a round of management changes to anticipate long-term trends, the property developer announced on Monday.

CapitaLand announces management changes

PROPERTY developer CapitaLand has announced a number of changes to its management and that of its subsidiaries which will take effect from Jan 1, 2018.
STOCKS

Yellen's silence pushes data to forefront in week ahead

THE Singapore stock market is set to open on Monday with economic data expected to replace Fed-watching as the driver of the week.
STOCKS

S'pore shares await Fed's guiding light to escape Jackson Hole fog

THROUGHOUT the week, the Singapore stock market behaved like an indecisive hiker lost on a moonless night in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, where the US Federal Reserve's annual Jackson Hole symposium is taking place...

Singapore shares close week on down note; STI slips 0.38% to 3,259.57

SINGAPORE shares fell on Friday amid light volumes, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.38 per cent, or 12.59 points, to close at 3,259.57.

Australia's Cromwell gets SGX nod for billion-euro Reit IPO

THE Singapore Exchange's (SGX) goal of becoming a global real estate investment trust (Reit) hub got a boost on Thursday with Australia-listed Cromwell Property Group advancing plans to raise one billion euro (S$1.61 billion) through a listing of Europe-based assets at the end of September...
STOCKS

STI see-sawing ahead of bankers' meeting

THE Singapore stock market stayed on the see-saw on Thursday, bouncing back from the previous day's decline and shrugging off concerns about a US government shutdown...
STOCKS

STI ends a tad lower as caution reigns

THIN volumes and cautious anticipation of key end-of-week central bankers' speeches created a stock market on Wednesday that was both up and down, nowhere and everywhere...

Singapore shares ease on Wednesday; STI dips 0.11% to 3,260.05

SINGAPORE blue chips slipped on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) declining 0.11 per cent, or 3.74 points, to close at 3,260.05 as cautious investors pulled back from early gains ahead of end-of-week central bank speeches.