Singapore shares enter Wednesday afternoon trade flat; STI down 0.02% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading on Wednesday afternoon flat, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.59 point, or 0.02 per cent to 3,539.8 on the day, as at 1.03pm.

Broker's take: UOB Kay Hian maintains 'buy' on Keppel Corp on Awilco rig deal

UOB Kay Hian on Wednesday maintained its 'buy' call on Keppel Corporation, with a target price of S$9.30, unchanged from its previous estimate. ...

GIC, international investors take majority stake in French property group AccorInvest for 4.4b euros

SINGAPORE's sovereign wealth fund GIC, together with a group of international investors, have signed an agreement to acquire a 55 per cent stake in AccorHotels' property business arm, AccorInvest. ...

Stocks to watch: Pacific Radiance, Centurion, CDL, Cityneon, Fragrance Group, UMS

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday:

Cityneon's full-year profit more than doubles on IP rights contributions

MAINBOARD-listed Cityneon Holdings' fiscal 2017 full-year net profit more than doubled to S$17.39 million from S$6.68 million last year, the events and exhibitions firm announced late on Tuesday night. ...

Singapore shares open higher on Tuesday; STI up 0.5%

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 0.5 per cent, or 16.49 points to 3,572.34 as at 9.01am.

Stocks to watch: Banyan Tree, Golden Agri, Olam, Maxi-Cash

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday:

Polaris Q4 net profit drops 67% to S$762,000

ELECTRONICS retailer Polaris has posted a 67 per cent drop in fourth-quarter net profit to S$762,000 from S$2.32 million in the year-ago period, the company announced on Monday night after market close.

NTUC appoints Desmond Choo, Melvin Yong as assistant secretaries-general

THE National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Central Committee has endorsed the appointment of two of its directors as assistant secretaries-general (ASG) effective April 1, NTUC's secretary-general Chan Chun Sing said in a press statement on Friday...

NTUC appoints Desmond Choo, Melvin Yong as assistant secretaries-general

THE National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) Central Committee has endorsed the appointment of two of its directors as assistant secretaries-general (ASG) effective April 1, NTUC's secretary-general Chan Chun Sing said in a press statement on Friday. ...

SGX requests Datapulse to appoint independent reviewer to audit company

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has asked mainboard-listed disk-drive maker, Datapulse Technology, to appoint independent professionals to undertake a review of the company's internal controls and corporate governance practices, the bourse operator said in a statement on Friday. ...

Singapore shares open higher on Friday; STI up 0.6%

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index rising 0.6 per cent, or 22.61 points to 3,511.07 as at 9.03am.

Stocks to watch: Sembcorp Industries, ST Engineering, OUE, Trek 2000, Sheng Siong

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:

Healthway Medical narrows Q4 net loss to S$28.8m

CLINIC operator Healthway Medical Corporation (HMC) on Friday posted a fourth-quarter net loss of S$28.8 million, narrowing its loss by 35.6 per cent from a loss of S$44.8 million in the previous year.

Next stop for SIA's new Boeing 787s? Perth

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) on Thursday said that Perth will become the second destination - after Osaka, Japan - to be served by its new Boeing 787-10 fleet.

Singapore moves up 1 spot, claims 6th place among least corrupt countries

SINGAPORE has inched up a spot in an annual ranking of countries deemed the least corrupt in the world.

Singapore shares open lower on Thursday; STI down 0.4%

SINGAPORE stocks opened lower on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index dropping 0.4 per cent, or 13.7 points to 3,502.53 as at 9.02am.

Stocks to watch: BreadTalk, SembMarine, Trendlines, Lee Metal, BRC Asia

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Thursday:

New Silkroutes proposes share placement to raise S$5m

NEW Silkroutes Group (NSG) on Thursday announced a proposed share placement to raise proceeds of almost S$5 million.

TalkMed's Q4 net profit dips 19.3% y-o-y on fewer patient visits

CATALIST-listed healthcare provider TalkMed Group - whose chief executive officer (CEO) and main revenue contributor was suspended by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) last year - saw its fourth-quarter net profit fall 19.3 per cent to S$8.24 million from S$10.22 million a year ago.

Singapore, Abu Dhabi to pilot smart utilities solutions in the emirate

NINE Singapore organisations have signed agreements with the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DOE) to pilot innovative utilities solutions and build capabilities for both power and water in Abu Dhabi, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and PUB said in a joint statement on Wednesday.

Singapore shares enter Wednesday afternoon trade on higher ground, STI up 0.7% on day

SINGAPORE shares resumed trading on Wednesday afternoon in positive territory with the Straits Times Index at 3,502.34, up 0.7 per cent, or 25.81 points on the day as at 1.01pm.

Shares of Y Ventures jump nearly 9%; prompts SGX query

SHARES of data analytics and e-commerce firm, Y Ventures, surged 8.82 per cent, or six Singapore cents to S$0.74 apiece as at 10.50am on Wednesday, prompting a query from the Singapore bourse regarding "unusual price movements". ...

Data centre firm Park Place Technologies buys Singapore-based Axentel Technologies

SINGAPORE-based IT lifecycle solutions provider Axentel Technologies has been acquired by Ohio-headquartered Park Place Technologies - a provider of data centre hardware maintenance.

Singapore shares open flat on Wednesday, STI down 0.04%

SINGAPORE stocks opened flat on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index losing 1.4 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 3,475.13 as at 9.01am.