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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 18:30

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Prices in Singapore rose at the same clip for March, brought on by rising prices abroad and weakening wage pressures at home.

Singapore headline inflation up 0.7% in March
PRICES in Singapore rose at the same clip for March, brought on by rising prices abroad and weakening wage pressures at home.


MAS, CAD partner industry players to fight money laundering and terrorism financing
THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force on Monday announced the launch of a government-industry partnership to fight money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF).


 

Dealers slash prices ahead of 600% rise in COE quota for commercial vehicles
Commercial vehicle prices are set to tumble along with the six-time surge in certificate of entitlement (COE) supply for vans, trucks and buses. 

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Singtel units ink agreements for S$4.1b credit facilities with banks
SINGAPORE Telecommunications' (Singtel) subsidiaries have inked agreements for credit facilities amounting to S$4.1 billion for general corporate purposes and refinancing of existing facilities, it said in a Singapore Exchange filing on Monday.


StarHub increases DNS processing capacity, takes additional security measures 
STARHUB has increased its domain name system (DNS) processing capacity and taken additional security measures to better avert incidents like the disruption of its home broadband network in October 2016, it said in a Singapore Exchange filing on Monday.


Marco Polo Marine says no need to suspend trading
SHIPPING services company Marco Polo Marine said there is no necessity to suspend trading, following queries from Singapore Exchange (SGX), it said in a filing to SGX on Sunday night.


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Singapore stocks finish mixed as traders brush off positive French election 
MARKETS may have been relieved with the result of the first round of France's presidential election, but this was hardly apparent from the way trading in this part of the world went on Monday - the Straits Times Index spent most of the day in the red as it tracked falls in Hong Kong and China while mostly ignoring a triple-digit rise in the Dow futures, eventually closing with a net gain of just 4.2 points at 3,144.03.


 

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