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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officially opened the Mapletree Business Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday morning.
THE Singapore Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) for the production and supply of the Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV), which boasts enhanced firepower, protection and mobility.
ANOTHER restructuring might be on the way for listed private equity fund TIH Limited, which said on Wednesday morning that there are discussions that might lead to a change of control at the company.
Ex-DBS Vickers trader Dennis Tey Thean Yang was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison on Wednesday by a Singapore court for spoofing the securities market in the first case brought jointly by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and white-collar crime police.
IN findings that track those of its peers, a Thomson Reuters and Insead survey showed that business sentiment among Asia companies was at a two-year high.
LOYZ Energy said some US$22.6 million bank loans on its books are backed by corporate guarantees from an investment vehicle of Ezra Holdings' group chief executive and shareholder, Lionel Lee.
The STI Today
SUDDEN doubts over the Trump administration's ability to deliver on its campaign promises was said to have prompted Wall Street's Tuesday sell-off, its largest one-day fall of 2017. This meant selling pressure for the local market on Wednesday.