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Singapore Wrap Thursday

Today's notable stories

Generic pix of the condominium, Mandarin Gardens, located at Siglap Road.

Private condo resale prices flat in July on lower volume: SRX

Resale prices of private condominiums and apartments inched up a meagre 0.3 per cent in July 2015 compared to June, data from SRX Property released on Thursday showed. They were driven up by the city and suburban areas which saw price increases of 1.7 per cent and one per cent respectively. Prices in the city fringe fell by 2.2 per cent, however.

Noble's troubles seep into its bonds: Markit

Noble Group's troubles have spread from its stocks into its bonds, according to Simon Colvin, a research analyst at financial information services Markit.

Singapore Airlines says scraps talks on buying stake in Jeju Air

Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Thursday it had scrapped talks with South Korea's Jeju Air on buying a stake in the budget airline.

Singapore banks sees benefits as yuan devaluation boosts rates

Singapore's two largest banks said they stand to benefit from higher local interest rates and the weakening in the city's currency that followed the recent devaluation of the Chinese yuan.

Corporate Earnings

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Singapore shares close higher after two days of heavy selling

The Straits Times Index on Thursday closed at 3,091.78, managing to regain 30.29 of the 136 points it had lost during Tuesday and Wednesday's selloff.