House-price inflation in Asia 'under control'

COOLING measures and an accommodative monetary policy have helped to control house-price inflation in Singapore among other Asia-Pacific nations, a housing report published by S&P Global Ratings (S&P) on Thursday has found.

May resale prices for flats dip 1.8% y-o-y: SRX

RESALE prices of Housing Board flats rose 0.5 per cent in May from April, according to flash estimates released by real estate portal SRX Property on Thursday.

Cooling measures working in some Asia-Pacific markets, including Singapore: S&P housing report

COOLING measures and an accommodative monetary policy have helped to control house-price inflation in Singapore among other Asia-Pacific nations, a housing report published by S&P Global Ratings (S&P) on Thursday has found. 

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon trading higher at 3,472.58, up 0.1% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher on Thursday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index advancing 4.77 points, or 0.1 per cent to 3,472.58 as at 1pm. 

HDB resale prices rise 0.5% in May from April; volume slips 5.3%: SRX

RESALE prices of Housing Board flats rose 0.5 per cent in May from April, according to flash estimates released by real estate portal SRX Property on Thursday.

Singapore shares open higher on Thursday, STI up 0.5% to 3,486.73

SINGAPORE stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 18.92 points, or 0.5 per cent to 3,486.73 as at 9.08am. 

Stocks to watch: Del Monte Pacific, TTJ Holdings, Raffles Education, Mandarin Oriental International

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Thursday:

China Bearing gets another extension to meet criteria for Catalist listing

CASH company China Bearing (Singapore) has received yet another extension of a deadline to meet requirements for its new listing, it announced on Thursday. 

ComfortDelGro taxi bookings up 9% y-o-y in May after Uber's exit

TRANSPORT company ComfortDelGro on Wednesday said it has witnessed an uptick in taxi bookings made through its call centre and phone app in the first five months this year, surpassing figures from a year ago.

DBS prices US$750m subordinated notes due 2028 at 4.52%

DBS Group Holdings has priced US$750 million of 10-year subordinated notes at a coupon of 4.52 per cent under its US$30 billion global medium term note programme, the bank announced on Wednesday.

ComfortDelGro sees uptick in bookings

COMFORTDELGRO on Wednesday said it has witnessed an uptick in bookings made through its call centre and phone app in the first five months this year, surpassing numbers in the year-ago period. 

Lee Metal to be suspended as BRC Asia's control hits 90.45%

BRC Asia has secured enough acceptances to gain control of 90.45 per cent of Lee Metal Group, and will proceed with plans to delist the target company.

AusGroup to conduct 2nd informal meeting with holders of S$110m of 8.45% notes due October 2018

AUSGROUP will be conducting its second informal meeting with noteholders on June 18 in relation to the consent solicitation exercise it plans to launch for its S$110 million of 8.45 per cent notes due October 2018, the construction engineering company announced on Wednesday. 

CFM Holdings disposes of units CFM Precision, PT Hantong for S$1

METAL-STAMPING firm CFM Holdings on Tuesday announced that its subsidiary, Cheong Fatt Holdings, has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with CFM CEO and executive director, Janet Lim, to dispose of 99.99 per cent of the issued and paid-up share capital in its Malaysian subsidiary CFM ...

SGX adds 12 mainboard companies to watch-list, removes one

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has added 12 mainboard-listed companies to its watch-list for potential delisting, and removed one company on June 5 following a mid-year review.

Singapore shares top spot with Australia, Sweden in tech readiness, study finds

SINGAPORE is poised to be one of the most technologically ready economies over the next few years, alongside Australia and Sweden, a new study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon trading higher at 3,482.51, up 0.4% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher on Tuesday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index gaining 15.03 points, or 0.4 per cent to 3,482.51 as at 1.02pm. 

Singapore shares top spot with Australia, Sweden in technological readiness ranking: EIU

SINGAPORE is poised to be one of the most technologically ready economies over the next few years, alongside Australia and Sweden, a new study by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has found. 

SGX adds 12 mainboard companies to watch list, removes one

SINGAPORE Exchange (SGX) added 12 mainboard-listed companies to its watch list for potential delisting and removed one company on June 5 following a mid-year review.

Edition to buy 51% stake in cyber security firm Hyperlync with US$3.5m facility

CATALIST-listed Edition has entered into a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) to acquire 51 per cent of cybersecurity firm Hyperlync Technologies' enlarged share capital by extending a two-year credit facility of up to US$3.5 million (S$4.7 million)...

Asian Healthcare Specialists posts half-year net profit of S$1.4m

ORTHOPAEDIC services provider Asian Healthcare Specialists (AHS) on Tuesday posted a half-year net profit of S$1.43 million, up from S$151,000 in the year-ago period as it changed the way it paid its doctors.

Jurong Shipyard fined S$230,000 for safety lapses resulting in worker's death

JURONG Shipyard, a unit of Sembcorp Marine, has been fined S$230,000 for a fatal accident in 2015 which saw a worker struck and caught between a gantry crane and a manifold.
HOT STOCK

Disa most heavily traded SGX counter on Monday, but closes unchanged

SHARES in Catalist-listed Disa were hotly traded on Monday with some 58.2 million shares changing hands, making it the most actively traded counter by volume for the day. Shares of the anti-theft technology provider closed flat at one Singapore cent apiece.

Hot stock: Disa rises 10%, most heavily traded counter on SGX on Monday

SHARES in Catalist-listed Disa were hotly traded on Monday with some 53.2 million shares exchanging hands, making it the most actively traded counter by volume for the day.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon trading higher at 3,458.92, up 0.9% on day

SINGAPORE stocks resumed trading higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index rising 31.41 points, or 0.9 per cent to 3,458.92 as at 1pm.