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[SINGAPORE] Singapore Telecommunications Ltd reported a 1.7 per cent fall in third-quarter net profit, nearly in line with estimates, as adverse currency movements and investments offset growing...

HONG Kong stocks fell on Thursday in their worst start to a Chinese New Year since 1994 as a global equity rout deepened amid concern over the strength of the world economy.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

FOURTEEN months ago an investment and financial education firm marked its debut on the Australian Stock Exchange, raising nearly A$18 million (S$17.71 million).

THE Riady family's Lippo Group on Thursday announced its first-ever investment into the financial technology (fintech) space with an initial injection of an undisclosed amount into Singapore-...

METRO Holdings' net profit fell 12.6 per cent in the third fiscal quarter on flat retail sales and lower contributions from associates, the department store operator and property developer...

HOT STOCK

SHARES of penny stock Koyo International took another dive on Thursday, adding to their losses after the Singapore Exchange (SGX) sounded the alarm on the Catalist-listed counter in January.

THE High Court of Singapore will hear on Feb 19 an application filed by Singapore-listed Rotary Engineering to stay a lawsuit filed by Bahrain- based parties against the company over alleged breaches...

STOCKS

SINGTEL'S S$0.12 slide to S$3.54 ahead of its Q3 results on Friday accounted for 11 points of the total loss of 43.82 points or 1.7 per cent suffered by the Straits Times Index on Thursday, in a...

Singtel is due to post its Q3 FY2016 results on Feb 12 before market opens. We are expecting revenue to come in around S$4.4 billion, supported by still-strong handset sales and underlying net profit...

CURRENCIES

THE yen jumped 2 per cent to its strongest level in 15 months against the US dollar on Thursday in another wave of global capital flows into the traditional security of Japan, raising expectations of...