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ESR's expansion plans extend beyond Singapore's shores

PAN-ASIAN group e-Shang Redwood (ESR) has ambitious plans to grow in Asia, evident from its trail of recent acquisitions.
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Fed minutes, geopolitics to lead markets this week

THE release of May's Federal Open Market Committee meeting minutes is expected to be a highlight this week, as investors also keep an eye on developments surrounding US-China trade ties...
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Trade issues, impending FOMC minutes weigh on local bourse

GEOPOLITICAL uncertainty and an anticipation of what the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) minutes might suggest next week in terms of interest rate directions kept Singapore's stock market subdued on Friday...

Singapore shares close lower on Friday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Friday, with the key Straits Times Index down 7.49 points, or 0.21 per cent, to finish at 3,529.27.
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Singapore shares fall for third straight day

ASIAN markets mostly fell on Wednesday, as Singapore shares extended their loss for the third consecutive session, with the key Straits Times Index down 7.18 points or 0.2 per cent to 3,533.05.

Singapore shares close lower on Wednesday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Wednesday, with the key Straits Times Index down 7.18 points, or 0.2 per cent, to finish at 3,533.05.

Saxo Bank unfazed by fintech shake-up as it thrives on tech

TRADERS in trading jackets frantically gesturing and yelling to one another while scribbling on notepads, or a room full of telephones ringing off the hook, as traders cut deals over calls. Thanks to Hollywood, these are the images we conjure when we think of the trading floor of exchanges.
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Singapore market slides, in line with region

SINGAPORE stocks continued to slide on Tuesday, with losses led by banks, telco Singtel and a handful of property plays.

Singapore shares close lower on Tuesday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Tuesday, with the key Straits Times Index down 22.23 points, or 0.62 per cent, to finish at 3,540.23.
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STI bucks major regional markets

NO SOONER had one shock election result unnerved the market than another unexpected event, this time in Indonesia, raised uncertainty in markets again.

HMI buys majority stake in StarMed Specialist Centre

HEALTH Management International (HMI) is buying a 62.5 per cent stake in StarMed Specialist Centre in Farrer Square for S$6.9 million.

Singapore shares close lower on Monday

SHARE prices in the Singapore bourse closed lower on Monday, with the key Straits Times Index down 7.71 points, or 0.22 per cent, to finish at 3,562.46...

Vard says valuation error 'immaterial', no confusion on delisting vote

VARD Holdings said on Friday that an error in its independent financial adviser's (IFA) report would not have changed the adviser's opinion, and that there should have been no confusion at its recent shareholders' meeting about whether a delisting vote was taking place. ...

Law Ministry invites proposals to pilot business models for moneylending

THE Ministry of Law (MinLaw) on Friday invited proposals to pilot business models for moneylending, adding that the objective of the pilot is to better protect borrowers through business-led improvements in the moneylending industry.

Hot stock: Genting Singapore up 7.8% on positive results, earnings prospects

GENTING Singapore jumped nine Singapore cents or 7.8 per cent to S$1.25 after a series of brokerages reiterated "buy" on the stock, following the release of its surprisingly positive earnings, and also expectations that the company will soon be able to bid for a Japan gaming licence when...

Singapore shares recover on Friday; STI up 0.49%

SINGAPORE stocks recovered on Friday, after Thursday's knee-jerk retreat in response to the unexpected Malaysian election results...

Stocks to watch: Singapore Post, ST Engineering, Vard Holdings, Dasin Retail Trust

THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Friday:

Vard Holdings maintains that valuation error by CIMB 'immaterial', no confusion on its delisting vote

VARD Holdings said on Friday that an error in its independent financial adviser's (IFA) report would not have changed the adviser's opinion, and that there should have been no confusion at its recent shareholders' meeting about whether a delisting vote was taking place...

Cromwell European Reit posts Q1 DPU above forecast

CROMWELL European Reit's first quarter results were boosted by a better-than-expected performance from its light industrial segment...

Higher expenses lead to 30% dive in marina developer SUTL's Q1 profit

HIGHER expenses weighed down results for marina developer SUTL Enterprise (SUTL) for its first quarter.<br/><br/>

Japan property information firm LIFULL leads seed round for crowd-investment platform BitOfProperty

BITOFPROPERTY, a blockchain-based real estate crowd-investment platform, has closed seed round financing with a lead investor LIFULL Co, a Japanese real estate information company, following a pre-seed round led by Spaze Ventures, a Singapore-based startup incubator.

Malaysia elections: Ringgit falls as high-speed rail, GST among analysts' top uncertainties

STOCKS with Malaysian exposure were hit on the Singapore bourse on Thursday morning after Malaysia Opposition's shock election win...

Cromwell European Reit reports Q1 DPU of 1.45 euro cents, 3.5% above forecast

CROMWELL European Reit first quarter results were boosted by a better-than-expected performance from its light industrial segment.

Ayondo posts deeper loss of 6.3m Swiss francs for Q1 despite revenue surging 67.9%

HIGHER fees, rebates, client bonuses and betting duty tax, coupled with listing costs and higher finance costs eroded results for newly-listed European fintech firm Ayondo for its first quarter.

Investment Management Association of Singapore names new chief

THE Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Carmen Wee as chief executive. This follows the retirement of Michael Lim, who will be stepping down at the end of June 2018.