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Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) growth in August was flat after a 10.6 per cent year-on-year drop in July, according to the latest trade figures released by International Enterprise Singapore on Friday.

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports growth flat in August

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) growth in August was flat after a 10.6 per cent year-on-year drop in July, according to the latest trade figures released by International Enterprise Singapore on Friday.


CAD calls in two more to aid investigations into possible breaches at Jason Holdings

Troubled Jason Holdings disclosed on Friday that the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) had called in two more people to aid its investigations into possible breaches under the penal code at the timber specialist.


SGX mulls listing leveraged notes on speculators' demand

Singapore Exchange Ltd is considering listing structured products called constant leveraged certificates, whose popularity in Europe helped market turnover there top US$4 billion last quarter.


Temasek's offer price for SMRT 'in line or above' valuations of comparable companies: ISS

Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings' offer for mainboard-listed SMRT is "in line with or above" valuations for comparable companies and previous takeovers, says Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS).


Quek Leng Chan relinquishes director post at GL Limited

GL Limited, formerly known as GuocoLeisure, on Friday said that - with effect from Sept 15 - Malaysian tycoon Quek Leng Chan has relinquished his position as a director and the non-executive chairman of the board, following internal restructuring of the Hong Leong Group.


Swiber claims rise slightly to US$231.4 million

Claims received by beleaguered offshore marine group Swiber Holdings were at US$231.4 million as at Sept 15, up slightly from a week ago, when they were at US$230.7 million.


The STI Today

STI breaks 4-day slide to gain 0.8% for 2,827.45 close

Singapore shares broke their four-session slide on Friday as the Straits Times Index (STI) rose 0.78 per cent, or 21.93 points, to close at 2,827.45.