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Market research firm BMI Research expects Singapore's central bank to ease monetary policy in April, via a downward recentring of the Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate (S$NEER) band.

Singapore's MAS likely to ease monetary policy in April: BMI

Market research firm BMI Research expects Singapore's central bank to ease monetary policy in April, via a downward recentring of the Singapore dollar nominal effective exchange rate band.


Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world's biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday in New Zealand, but the massive trade pact will still require years of tough negotiations before it becomes a reality.

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Noble Group short selling surges to record after rally

Short-selling in Noble Group Ltd, which lost about two-thirds of its market value last year amid criticism of its accounting, rose to a record on Feb 1, Markit Group Ltd data show.


Maybank Singapore in ongoing talks with MAS over incorporation here

Maybank Singapore on Thursday said it has had ongoing consultations with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the incorporation of its operations in Singapore, and "reaffirm our commitment to this".


HDB resale prices drop for first time in seven months: SRX

HDB resale prices fell 0.5 per cent in January 2016, compared to that of December 2015.


First Reit, Lippo Malls Trust buy integrated development in Yogyakarta

First Reit has entered into a joint venture with Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT) to jointly buy an integrated development in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from their sponsor PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk.


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Singapore shares close higher, but well off intraday highs

A drab session for the local stock market on Thursday ended with the Straits Times Index a net 7.75 points firmer at 2,558.49, the broad market chalking up 208 rises versus 148 falls excluding warrants and a weak turnover of 759 million units worth S$867.4 million.

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