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Consumers and small businesses wary of e-payments due to fears of unauthorised transactions through their bank accounts can soon be assured of no liability as long as they keep the account details secure, new guidelines proposed on Tuesday showed.

Fresh guidelines ahead on consumer rights with e-payments
CONSUMERS and small businesses wary of e-payments due to fears of unauthorised transactions through their bank accounts can soon be assured of no liability as long as they keep the account details secure, new guidelines proposed on Tuesday showed.


CapitaLand buys Pearl Bank Apartments for S$728m; Q4 profit falls 38%
CAPITALAND  said that the acquisition - which matched the owners' reserve price - was through a private treaty collective sale.


Condo resale prices rise 1% in January, 6.3% y-o-y: SRX Property
RESALE prices of condominiums and private apartments continued to appreciate month-on-month and at a faster pace, according to the latest flash estimates from real estate portal SRX Property on Tuesday.


Singapore private home prices may rise up to 10% this year, says CapitaLand CEO
Singapore housing prices may rise as much as 10 per cent this year, following a pickup in home sales, the chief executive officer of Southeast Asia's biggest developer said.

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Female board representation in SGX-listed firms rises to 10.8% in 2017: study
Singapore listed-companies, led by the largest issuers, showed some improvement in terms of gender diversity, with a 10.8 per cent female representation on their boards in 2017, an increase from 9.9 per cent in 2016, and 9.5 per cent in 2015.


Two firms land deal to conduct on-demand bus trials
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded nearly half a million in contracts to Via Transportation and Ministry of Movement to carry out on-demand bus service trials here.


DBS, NTU partner to train next generation of Singapore wealth managers
DBS Bank and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will join forces to train the next generation of wealth management talent to meet the industry's growing need for such expertise in Singapore.



Corporate Earnings


The STI today

Singapore shares close up 0.89% on Tuesday 
The Straits Times Index (STI) added 30.09 points, or 0.89 per cent, to finish at 3,415.07.


 

 

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