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Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums slumped across the board on Wednesday, led by the big car category in the first bidding exercise for the new and larger February-April 2016 quota.

Big car COE premium plunges 23%

Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums slumped across the board on Wednesday, led by the big car category in the first bidding exercise for the new and larger February-April 2016 quota.


Further correction in Singapore property prices could come: JLL

Recent declines in the Singapore stock market could signal a further correction in property prices in the coming quarters, said investment management firm JLL on Wednesday.

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Job vacancies declined year on year, but still exceeded number of jobseekers: MOM

Job vacancies fell year on year to 60,000 in September 2015 amid softer economic conditions and Singapore's continued efforts to restructure towards a more productive and manpower-lean economy.


Singapore private sector PMI at 52.5 in Jan, hits 11-month high

Singapore's private sector continued to see improving business conditions in January to report its most optimistic outlook in almost a year.


Frasers Centrepoint said to weigh IPO of Australand properties

Frasers Centrepoint Ltd is considering listing a real estate investment trust in Singapore backed by Australian office and industrial properties, people with knowledge of the matter said.


China's 1.4b mouths behind ChemChina's Syngenta pursuit

The logic behind what would be the biggest acquisition by a Chinese firm comes down to the growing gap between two numbers - population and available agricultural land.


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Singapore shares close 1.1% down on Wednesday

Singapore stocks ended 1.1 per cent lower on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) shedding 28.49 points to 2,550.74.

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