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Tributes and condolences have poured in following news of the death of SR Nathan, Singapore's longest-serving president, who died on Monday night at the age of 92.

Remembering SR Nathan

State funeral service for SR Nathan to be held on Friday at UCC

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said that the government has accepted the wishes of Singapore's former president SR Nathan and his family in making the following funeral arrangements.

SGX suspends minimum trading price rules to consider addition of market cap test

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is imposing a moratorium on its minimum trading price (MTP) requirement while it seeks feedback on adding a market capitalisation test to existing criteria.

Local interest rates fall to 12-month low amid Singapore dollar strength

The key three-month Sibor or Singapore interbank offered rate used to price home loans is at a 12-month low of 0.87192 per cent on Tuesday, a level it reached on Aug 19.

Singapore's July inflation at -0.7%, core inflation at 1%

Singapore's headline inflation rate stayed in negative territory for the 21st straight month in July, at -0.7 per cent from a year ago - the same as June's reading.

SGX issues trading query to China Aviation Oil

Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Tuesday issued a trading query to China Aviation Oil (CAO), the second query issued to the company in the past four months.

Other trading queries:

MinLaw, IPOS seek public feedback on proposed changes to copyright regime

The consultation will run for two months, ending on Oct 24, MinLaw and IPOS said in a release on Tuesday.

The STI Today

Singapore shares close with gentle gain

The Straits Times Index on Tuesday closed up 9.24 points at 2,850.43, after a gentle swing to a gain in late afternoon, led by the Singapore banks and telcos.