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Friday, December 9, 2016 - 18:30

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The median base salary in Singapore is expected to rise 4.7 per cent in 2017, after factoring in disinflation, higher than the 3.7 per cent increase in 2016, a report by Korn Ferry Hay Group on Friday showed.

Singapore's 2017 median wage to rise 4.7%: study

The median base salary in Singapore is expected to rise 4.7 per cent in 2017,after factoring in disinflation, higher than the 3.7 per cent increase in 2016, a report by Korn Ferry Hay Group on Friday showed.


Rickmers noteholders' meeting on debt restructuring vote on Dec 21

Troubled container-ship operator Rickmers Maritime said on Friday its noteholders' meeting to vote on a debt restructuring plan has been rescheduled for Dec 21, 2016.

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HKMA expresses concern as DBS arrests reported in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority expressed concern after a newspaper said DBS Group Holdings Ltd staff were arrested in a probe connected with an alleged leak of customer data.


KrisEnergy noteholders vote in favour of debt restructuring plan

The company had sought consent from noteholders to restructure S$330 million worth of bonds. It needed more than 75 per cent of voting bondholders to agree to having their principal returned to them in 2022 and 2023, instead of in 2017 and 2018 respectively.


China Minzhong seeks trading halt as public float falls below 10%

Vegetable processor China Minzhong Food Corporation has requested immediate suspension of trading in its shares, with the public float falling below the required 10 per cent after the privatisation deal by its majority shareholder closed on Thursday.


Hot stock: Ezra up on hopes of firmer oil prices

Ezra Holdings was among the oil-and-gas stocks that gained on Friday, amid hopes that stronger oil prices would lift the sector out of its deep funk.


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Singapore shares close 0.1 per cent down on Friday

The local market ended 0.1 per cent lower on Friday, with the Straits Times index falling 2.73 points to 2,956.13

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