Singapore shares resume flat on Thursday afternoon; STI at 3,425.93

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading flat on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index down 0.49 points to 3,429.53 as at 1.02pm.

Singapore consumers show growing preference for global brands over local: Nielsen

SINGAPORE consumers are displaying a growing preference for global brands over locally manufactured products, especially when it comes to baby formula and diapers, but not so much for snacks and instant noodles, according to a survey by market research expert Nielsen.

China Hongxing's proposed sale of Profitstart to include units, loans waiver

SINGAPORE-LISTED China Hongxing Sports Limited on Tuesday announced that it had entered into a supplemental deed on Nov 22 over its sale and purchase agreement of Profitstart Group Limited to its former chief executive.

Halcyon Agri acquires RCMA's polymer unit for up to US$33.8m

IN a deal worth up to US$33.8 million, mainboard-listed natural rubber supplier Halcyon Agri has announced an agreement with commodities trader RCMA Group to acquire the assets and entities of the latter's polymer division...

Sudima's conservative approach to success

A S a young entrepreneur, Anil Kumar Jhunjhnuwala felt that his father's approach to business was too conservative for his liking. But time and experience have changed those sentiments...

USP unit to get US$1m in civil suit settlement

MAINBOARD-LISTED USP Group announced on Tuesday that it has reached a civil suit settlement which will see Scientific & Industrial Instrumentation - a company owned by its subsidiary Supratechnic Pte Ltd - receive US$1 million in exchange for the sale of its 40 per cent stake in MSV Systems...

Singapore shares resume higher on Tuesday afternoon; STI at 3,425.93, up 1.2% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading 1.2 per cent higher on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index up 39.34 points to 3,425.93 as at 1.02pm.

Halcyon Agri to acquire commodities trader RCMA's polymer division for up to US$33.8m

IN a deal worth up to US$33.8 million, mainboard-listed natural rubber supplier Halcyon Agri has announced an agreement with commodities trader RCMA Group to acquire the assets and entities of the latter's polymer division...

Hot stock: New Wave shares slide 6.7% in early trading

SHARES in New Wave Holdings have fallen by as much as 6.7 per cent or S$0.001 to S$0.014 as at 10.33am on Tuesday.

Keppel unit's partner sues to block 2.9b yuan sale of China marina stake

KEPPEL CORP's planned 2.9 billion yuan (S$593 million) disposal of its stake in a China marina project is being blocked for now by the minority shareholder of that project through legal proceedings in Singapore...

PUB starts Phase 2 of DTSS; S$2.3b of work contracted out

SINGAPORE'S national water agency PUB has begun the second phase of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) with a total of five contracts worth a total of S$2.3 billion already contracted out...

TEE International JV to acquire waste management provider for S$18.5m

MAINBOARD-LISTED TEE International Limited (TEE), Catalist-listed Advancer Global Limited and a financial investor are acquiring privately held waste management provider Chiang Kiong Environmental for S$18.5 million.

RHT Chestertons launches in Singapore with an eye on expanding Asian presence

A NEW property consultancy firm has been launched in Singapore. RHT Chestertons is the result of a partnership between integrated professional services company RHT Wealth Holdings and London-based real estate agency Chestertons.

Brokers' take: CIMB, UOB maintain 'buy' on continued promise of DBS's digital transformation

UOB Hay Kian and CIMB have maintained "buy" calls on DBS citing the positive reception of its continued digital transformation and the bank's financial goals announced during its investor day held last Friday...

Singapore shares resume higher on Monday afternoon; STI at 3,384.53, up 0.1% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading on Monday on the up with the Straits Times Index at 3,384.53, up 0.1 per cent, or 2.15 points, on the day as at 1.02pm.

Asian corporates set to see steady earnings growth in 2018: Moody's

STEADY economic expansion and corporate earnings growth are set to underpin the stability of credit quality for corporates in Asia (ex-Japan) in 2018 while refinancing requirements will also be manageable, according to credit ratings agency Moody's 2018 outlook on non-financial corporates in...

Singapore shares lower at Monday break; STI falls 0.1% to 3,379.95

SINGAPORE shares entered the break 0.1 per cent lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index down 2.43 points to 3,379.95 as as at 12.26pm.

PUB starts second phase of DTSS with S$2.3b of work contracted out

SINGAPORE'S national water agency PUB has begun the second phase of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) with five contracts worth a total of S$2.3 billion already contracted out...

IPC's plans to sell hotel, acquire robot maker fall through

IPC Corp's plans to buy a maker of butler robots and to sell a hotel have hit a wall after preliminary agreements to finalise terms fell through...

Singapore shares open flat on Monday

SINGAPORE shares opened unchanged on Monday, with the Straits Times Index up 0.08 point to 3,382.46 as as at 9.04 am.

Stocks to watch: Noble Group, Tee International and Advancer Global

STOCKS to look out for on Monday morning trading include Noble Group, Tee International and Advancer Global.

TEE, Advancer Global and investor to acquire waste management provider for S$18.5m

MAINBOARD-LISTED TEE International Limited (TEE), Catalist-listed Advancer Global Limited and a financial investor are acquiring privately held waste management provider Chiang Kiong Environmental for S$18.5 million.

Singapore workers to see 2.7% real pay increase next year: survey

WORKERS in Singapore can expect to see a real salary increase of 2.7 per cent in 2018, according to the latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International (ECA).
HOT STOCK

Cosco Shipping gains 7.3%; shares highest in over two years

SHARES in Cosco Shipping International (Singapore) Co rose by as much as 11.9 per cent on Tuesday morning to a 2.5-year high, continuing a week-long surge.

Singapore workers to see 2.7% real pay increase next year: survey

WORKERS in Singapore can expect to see a real salary increase of 2.7 per cent in 2018, according to the latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International (ECA).