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Singapore Wrap Thursday

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Malaysia's ringgit led losses early in Asia as a renewed decline in stocks and a downgrade in Brazil's credit rating reignited concerns capital will flow out of emerging markets as the US prepares to raise interest rates.

 

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ELD reminds candidates who posted on social media of Cooling Off Day rules

Candidates who posted election advertisements on social media on Cooling Off Day have been reminded by the Elections Department (ELD) of the ban in place on electioneering.

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Ringgit falls below 3.07 to Singdollar

Malaysia's ringgit led losses early in Asia as a renewed decline in stocks and a downgrade in Brazil's credit rating reignited concerns capital will flow out of emerging markets as the US prepares to raise interest rates.


Memstar converts trading halt to suspension pending RTO revision talks

Memstar Technology has requested to convert its trading halt announced on Monday to a voluntary suspension with immediate effect pending negotiation on revising key terms of a proposed reverse takeover of Longmen Group.


CapitaLand, Keppel to stay on Dow Jones' sustainability indices

CapitaLand and Keppel Corp will remain on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Asia Pacific Index, the companies announced on Thursday.


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Singapore shares close 1.4% lower on Thursday

The Singapore market ended 1.4 per cent lower on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index shedding 40.15 points to 2,888.03 as investors suffered another bout of nerves over whether the United States will start raising interest rates later this month.

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