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Friday, September 2, 2016 - 18:30
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The Monetary Authority of Singapore intends to introduce legislative amendments aimed at boosting safeguards for wealthier investors for a first parliamentary reading by the fourth quarter.

Singapore investor protection amendments headed for Parliament

The Monetary Authority of Singapore intends to introduce legislative amendments aimed at boosting safeguards for wealthier investors for a first parliamentary reading by the fourth quarter.


Singapore Zika cases reach 151, China steps up arrivals checks

China intensified its checks on people and goods arriving from Singapore on Thursday, as an outbreak of the Zika virus in the small city-state was confirmed to have spread to at least one person in neighbouring Malaysia.

For all our Zika coverage, go to bt.sg/zika


Keppel Fels signs heads of agreement to define Russian projects

Keppel Fels has signed a heads of agreement with Rosneft and MHWirth to define the anchor projects to be pursued by tripartite joint venture company Zvezda-Keppel Design and Engineering Center.


AusGroup trading halted pending review of press report

Oil and gas subcontractor AusGroup has halted trading upon request by Singapore Exchange (SGX) regarding an article in the press.


The STI Today

Singapore shares close weaker on US rate hike worries; telcos hit

The possibility that US interest rates may be raised sooner rather than later and the possible entry of a fourth telco weighed on sentiment this week, dragging the Straits Times Index (STI) 54 points or 1.9 per cent down to 2,803.92.

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