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RAFFLES Medical Group is buying a chain of 10 clinics in China, Vietnam and Cambodia for US$24.5 million in cash, the hospital and clinic operator announced early Monday.

THE Carlyle Group has ended its presence on the board of China Fishery Group almost four months after declining to take part in a rights issue by the fishing company, China Fishery announced Monday...

TOPLINE

MAYBANK Singapore continues to enjoy double-digit growth in consumer loans and deposits despite the economy slowing to a crawl. That's because it has a smaller base, said Choong Wai Hong, who...

EPICENTRE Holdings, a retailer of Apple brand products, has posted a S$2.868 million net loss for the year ended June 30, 2015, slightly lower than the S$2.895 million net loss it posted in the...

INSIDE MARKETS

THE buying surged for the third straight week while the selling among directors remained very low, based on filings on Singapore Exchange in the fourth week of August. A total of 50 companies...

STOCKS

THE wild swings in local shares that spiced up the early part of last week are looking less likely to show up again this week, which could see the benchmark Straits Times Index beginning to...

COMMODITIES

MANY commodities faced a fierce sell-off earlier last week, rooted in demand fears arising from China's slowdown, but later rebounded in line with equities after surprisingly strong US growth...

CURRENCIES

CHINA unexpectedly devalued its yuan in mid-August, bringing the USD/CNY rate from about 6.21 renminbi (RMB) per dollar straight up to a stabilisation point of about 6.4 RMB per dollar.

A RECENT Asia-Pacific survey on fraud by EY found that, over the past two years, more and more organisations have stepped up their efforts to prevent fraud and combat bribery and corruption.

Grand Banks Yachts has posted S$2.44 million net loss for the fourth quarter ended June 30, contrasting with S$801,000 net profit in the same year-ago period. Revenue increased 3.5 per cent to S$13...