Singapore shares open 0.1% up on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.1 per cent higher on Friday, with the Straits Times Index rising 2.69 points to 3,345.61 as at 9 am, on the back of mixed US markets overnight.

Stocks to watch: DBS, SingPost, TT International, Ascott, SIA

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

Kingsford Construction fined S$130,000 for safety lapses at Hillview Peak worksite

KINGSFORD Construction has been convicted and fined S$130,000 under the Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA) for multiple safety lapses uncovered during an inspection in June 2016, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Thursday.

Singapore shares open 0.2% down on Thursday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.2 per cent lower on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index shedding 7.66 points to 3,341.14 as at 9.01am, on the back of mixed US markets overnight.

Stocks to watch: CapitaLand, Far East Orchard, BreadTalk, OUE C-Reit

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

MOH provides additional funding to develop TCM sector in Singapore

TO further develop the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sector in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will set aside additional funding for TCM research, and the skills development of TCM professionals, said Senior Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat. He was speaking at the Convocation...

Singapore shares open flat on Wednesday

SINGAPORE stocks opened flat on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index dropping 0.63 point to 3,337.57 as at 9am, despite US stock gains overnight.

Stocks to watch: K1 Ventures, OUE H-Trust, NeraTel

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

Singapore shares open 0.2 per cent down on Tuesday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.2 per cent lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index shedding 6.13 points to 3,323.39 as at 9.01am, on the back of mixed US markets overnight. The Dow jumped to its fourth straight closing record on Monday, while the Nasdaq retreated following sharp declines in Amazon...

Stocks to watch: Global Yellow Pages, Soilbuild, Roxy-Pacific, OKP Holdings

THE following companies may be in focus on Tuesday:

Togs that empower women

THEY say "clothes maketh the man", or woman - in this case. What started out as a platform to share their love of fashion has morphed into a fast fashion online retailer recognised locally and increasingly, overseas too for three passionate fashionistas. Incorporated in 2010 by childhood...

Singapore shares open 0.2 per cent up on Monday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.2 per cent higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index rising 5.21 points to 3,335.96 as at 9.01 am, on the back of flat US stocks last week.

Stocks to watch: Raffles Medical, TT International Limited

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday.

DBS appoints new CIO for consumer banking and wealth management

DBS Group has appointed Hou Wey Fook - formerly with OCBC Bank's private banking unit, Bank of Singapore (BOS) - as its new chief investment officer (CIO) for its consumer banking and wealth management division...

DBS appoints new CIO of consumer banking and wealth management

DBS Group Holdings said on Friday that it has appointed Hou Wey Fook as chief investment officer, consumer banking and wealth management, effective early September 2017.

Singapore shares open 0.3% down on Friday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.3 per cent lower on Friday, with the Straits Times Index losing 8.64 points to 3,346.07 as at 9am. This came amid mixed US markets overnight, with technology and transportation shares weighing down the S&P 500 on Thursday, but the Dow industrials setting a record...

iFAST's Q2 profit jumps 93%

ONLINE investment products distributor iFAST Corp's Q2 net profit grew 93 per cent to S$2.21 million from S$1.14 million a year ago on the back of stronger sales and assets under administration in Singapore, Malaysia and Hoing Kong, the group said on Friday morning...

Stocks to watch: UOB, IndoAgri, Frasers Hospitality Trust, Sembcorp Marine

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

Singapore shares open 0.2% up on Thursday

SINGAPORE stocks opened 0.2 per cent higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index rising 5.92 points to 3,342.64 as at 9am. This came as US stock indices notched all-time highs overnight with the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, in a sign of confidence in the US...

Stocks to watch: OCBC, CapitaLand Retail China Trust, AA Reit

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

Stocks to watch: Yoma, Suntec Reit, Sabana Reit, CNMC, First Sponsor

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

Stocks to watch: Great Eastern, Parkway Life Reit, IHC, Indiabulls, SIA

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

Stocks to watch: Sembcorp Marine, Frasers Centrepoint, Noble, KLW

THE following companies had announcements or developments that may influence trading on Friday.

Bike-sharing firm ofo raises over US$700m in latest funding round

CHINA-based bike-sharing firm ofo has raised more than US$700 million in its latest round of funding, it said on Thursday.
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