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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
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.