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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 18:30

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Backed by increases in both electronic and non-electronic shipments, Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) surged 21.5 per cent year-on-year in February - rising for a fourth straight month.

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports rise 21.5% year-on-year in February

BACKED by increases in both electronic and non-electronic shipments, Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) surged 21.5 per cent year-on-year in February - rising for a fourth straight month.


Taxi companies get green light to implement dynamic pricing system

TAXI companies have been given the green light to implement a new "dynamic pricing" system, in which fares will vary according to passenger demand.

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M1's chief financial officer resigns

SINGAPORE telco M1 said on Friday its chief financial officer (CFO) Nicholas Tan Kok Peng has resigned to "pursue other interests".


Yang Kee Logistics completes acquisition of Australian firm Axima

YANG Kee Logistics has completed the acquisition of Australian freight management firm Axima, as it looks to drive future growth of its freight business in developed markets like Australia, China and the United States.


Auric takeover acceptances cross 90%, closing date extended

ACCEPTANCES for a takeover for Sunshine bread maker Auric Pacific have crossed the 90 per cent mark.


Q&M joins smartphone healthcare booking platform

SINGAPORE Exchange-listed Q&M Dental Group has joined healthcare booking platform BookDoc, which connects patients to medical professionals, said BookDoc on Friday morning.

 

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Singapore shares finish higher; STI up 1.1% for week thanks to FOMC, telco play

THE March 14-15 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting was arguably the main feature of the past week, one whose outcome was just what the market wanted - an interest-rate hike followed by guidance that there will probably be only two more for the rest of 2017.

 

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