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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
In the first half of this year, Changi Airport handled 5.7 per cent more passengers year-on-year at 30.4 million, boosted by growth to and from South-east Asia, North-east Asia and South Asia.
The Singapore dollar rallied on Thursday to a year-high of 1.3565 against the greenback following an overnight dovish statement from the US Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) which left interest rates unchanged.
IE Singapore on Thursday announced the launch of its Plug and Play Network across India, China and South-east Asia.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has held discussions with market stakeholders on the possibility of allowing dual-class shares for secondary listings, market sources told The Business Times.
Prices and rentals of industrial space in Singapore continued to moderate in the second quarter of 2017, JTC said on Thursday in its quarterly market report.
The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has embarked on a series of new initiatives to develop a trusted data ecosystem in Singapore, said Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim on Thursday.
CWT Limited has sought an update from Chinese conglomerate HNA Holding Group on the latter's S$1.4 billion privatisation offer for the Singapore-listed logistics group.
Aspen (Group) Holdings, a Malaysia-based property developer, on Thursday announced that its initial public offering of new shares was 7.8 times subscribed.
- OCBC's Q2 profit up 22% to S$1.08b
- AA Reit's Q1 DPU slips 10%
- CRCT's Q2 DPU marginally up
- SGX Q4 earnings rise 10.9% to S$85.2m
- Sembcorp Marine Q2 profit halves to S$5.6m
- China Aviation Oil's Q2 profit up 4%
The STI Today
Singapore shares extended gains on Thursday, boosted by a strong start to domestic banks' earnings and strong results on Wall Street.