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Good that S'pore Exchange has accepted its lot in life

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 05:50
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At a briefing a week ago, SGX's head of equities and fixed income Chew Sutat spoke mainly about playing to Singapore's sector strengths in real estate investment trusts (Reits) and business trusts; consumer; and healthcare, adding that tech and digital are areas the exchange wants to keep developing as a potential source of new initial public offerings (IPOs).

IT IS sometimes said that the secret to happiness lies in lowering expectations to match reality. If that is the case, the Singapore Exchange (SGX), in apparently de-emphasising the importance of China, could be well on its way to striking a happy balance between cementing its niche as a Reits