Hot stocks: Sembcorp Industries, Sembcorp Marine gain ground

SHARES in Sembcorp Industries (SCI) rose on Friday morning amid speculation about a spin-off in India, while trading in its offshore and marine arm, Sembcorp Marine, picked up following an upgrade by Nomura.

Brokers' Take: New UberFLASH service could up bookings for Comfort taxis, says Maybank KE

MAYBANK Kim Eng maintained a 'buy' call on ComfortDelGro with a target price of S$2.40 citing potential benefits from a new service with ride hailing company Uber known as UberFLASH...

SIA focuses on digital transformation to reclaim world's No. 1 spot

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) will focus significantly on the digital realm this year, under its overall transformation programme aimed at getting back to being the world's best airline, chief executive Goh Choon Phong said in a New Year message to staff...

Stratech to receive funds from controlling shareholders, plans to propose scheme of arrangement

THE Stratech Group, which is poised to receive funding from its controlling shareholders, said that it is looking to propose a scheme of arrangement to settle claims.

SIA to push forward on digital transformation this year, says its chief

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) will set up an internal digital innovation unit as well as tie up with partners in digital research and development (R&D) and innovation, chief executive Goh Choon Phong said in a New Year letter to staff.

Everbright Water wins 32.7m yuan contract to upgrade China waste water treatment plant

CHINA Everbright Water has inked a supplemental agreement with the Lingcheng District Government of Dezhou City to upgrade Shandong Dezhou Ling County Waste Water Treatment Project Plant 2.

Aspen inks 2-year partnership with LG smart products

ASPEN (Group) Holdings has entered into a two-year collaboration with South Korea's LG Electronics Inc...

Technics Oil & Gas has judicial management extended till July 15

THE Singapore High Court has extended the Judicial Management Order for Technics Oil and Gas until July 15 this year, the company said in an update.

Stratech Group secures fresh funds; plans to propose scheme of arrangement

SURVEILLANCE technology provider The Stratech Group announced on Thursday that investment fund management group, Boulevard Capital Partners, has committed to provide funding to Stratech's controlling shareholders, which will be injected into the group. ...

Stocks to watch: UMS Holdings, JEP Holdings, First Reit, Soilbuild Reit, OCBC

THE following companies issued announcements overnight that could affect their trading on Thursday.

Hollandia in District 10 up for en bloc sale

HOLLANDIA, a residential development in District 10, has been put up for sale at an indicative price of over S$163 million.

Hollandia in District 10 up for en bloc sale with over S$163m indicative price

HOLLANDIA, a residential development in District 10, has been put up for sale at an indicative price of over S$163 million.

IMDA seeks to strengthen consumer protection with dispute resolution scheme for telco, media services

THE Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) is seeking views from the public over the next six weeks on the proposed framework for an alternative dispute resolution scheme for telecommunications and media services.

Stocks to watch: FSL Trust, JEP Holdings, Top Global, LCT Holdings

THE following companies issued announcements on Tuesday which could affect the trading of their shares.

CDL will not extend offer for M&C beyond Jan 26

CITY Developments (CDL) said on Wednesday that it will not extend the deadline for its offer to privatise London-listed Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) if there are insufficient acceptances for the bid to turn unconditional by Jan 26.

Local firms fared better in paying bills promptly in 2017

LOCAL firms are making payments more promptly, with the annual average proportion of prompt payments rising from an all-time low of 43.77 per cent in 2016 to 48.4 per cent last year.

Societe Generale to offer six high-risk derivatives on Jan 24

SOCIETE Generale will be issuing six daily leverage certificates (DLCs), which will be listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) mainboard on Jan 24.

iFAST boosts stake in Indian associate company

INVESTMENT solutions firm iFAST Corporation has boosted its stake in its associate company Pecuniam via a rights issue as it seeks to tap business opportunities in India.

Yamada Green Resources names new chief financial officer

YAMADA Green Resources has appointed Zhou Chen as chief financial officer with effect from Jan 12.

Acesian Partners: Garnishee order granted to creditor for subsidiary's bank account

ACESIAN Partners (APL) said on Tuesday that a creditor of its subsidiary has been granted a final garnishee order to claim the total amount in its subsidiary's bank account...

New set of higher leverage DLCs to start trading on Jan 24

SOCIETE Generale will be issuing six daily leverage certificates (DLCs), which will be listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Jan 24.

Firms' payment performance rebounds in 2017: Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau

PAYMENT performance of local firms improved from an all-time low in 2016, with the annual average proportion of prompt payments rising from 43.77 per cent to 48.40 per cent in 2017.

Singapore shares open slightly lower on Tuesday

SINGAPORE shares retreated slightly in early trading on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index easing 0.07 per cent or 2.51 points, to 3,533.90.

Stocks to watch: AA Reit, Frasers Centrepoint, JEP Holdings, Silverlake Axis

THE following companies released filings with the Singapore Exchange after the market closed on Monday which could affect the trading of their shares.

iFAST raises stake in Indian associate for S$788,000

iFAST Corporation has boosted its stake in its associate company, Pecuniam, from 21.42 per cent to 24.98 per cent via a rights issue.