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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 18:30

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Research outfit Iceberg Research, a vocal critic of Noble Group, has released a list of questions it said it has for the commodities trader ahead of Noble's annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday.

Iceberg takes aim at Noble ahead of Thursday AGM

Research outfit Iceberg Research, a vocal critic of Noble Group, has released a list of questions it said it has for the commodities trader ahead of Noble's annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday.


Singapore to regulate fintech firms only when they pose risks

Singapore will start to regulate its financial technology companies only when they grow to a sufficient size to pose risks to the wider financial system, the managing director of the country's central bank said.

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Yangzijiang bags new shipbuilding orders worth US$510 million

Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) has clinched new orders for dry bulk carriers worth US$510 million altogether from a Chinese state-owned enterprise, it said in a Singapore Exchange filing Wednesday morning.


Hot stock: ComfortDelGro rises after new rules for private-hire drivers

Shares of taxi operator ComfortDelGro (CDG) climbed in early trading on Wednesday after new rules requiring private-hire car drivers to have licences were announced in Parliament on Tuesday.


Singapore-listed Sino Grandness looking to list subsidiary Garden Fresh in HK

Singapore mainboard-listed Sino Grandness Food Industry Group is looking to list its most profitable business in Hong Kong.


Health Minister Gan declares war on diabetes

Singapore's healthy life expectancy may be among the top three in the world but Singaporeans are living with longer ill health now than before, with diabetes a worrying trend.


Condo, HDB rental transactions up double digits amid rent decline in March: SRX

The number of condominium, apartment and HDB rental transactions swelled by double digits in March, as rentals continued on a decline.


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Singapore stocks close in the black for 2016 after positive China export figures

A large push on the banks on Wednesday helped propel the Straits Times Index (STI) up 75.76 points or 2.69 per cent into the black for 2016 at 2,890.41, after China reported that exports for March increased 11.5 per cent from a year earlier in dollar terms, rebounding from a 25 per cent plunge in February.

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