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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday said it would strengthen financing channels for next-generation Asian growth companies and build technology infrastructure to drive innovation.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) is still a distance away from achieving its goal of free and open trade, but economic integration should continue to remain the 21-member forum's priority, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade), Lim Hng Kiang, said on Monday.
Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat will deliver the Budget Statement for this year on Monday, Feb 20, at 3.30pm in Parliament. The Budget Speech will be broadcast live over Channel NewsAsia and 938Live the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Monday.
Cost of living and job security amid a slowing economy are the top concerns of Singaporeans, according to an annual government survey conducted ahead of Budget 2017.
Currency dealers refrained from trading the Chinese yuan against the Singapore dollar on Monday morning due to an incorrect midpoint fix before the market opened.
Real estate company Rowsley announced on Monday that Albert Hong will step down as executive chairman of RSP, the group's architectural, engineering and master planning consultancy.
- Great Eastern's Q4 profit falls 11% to S$195.2m
- Manulife US Reit beats Q4 DPU forecast
- Ley Choon Group marks turnaround in Q3 and nine months, 2016
- Vallianz reports 35.4% slide in Q4 net profit, in active talks with 3rd bank
- Metro Holdings reports slump in Q3 profits
The STI Today
Share prices in the local bourse rose on Monday with the key Straits Times Index finishing the day up 11.24 points or 0.4 per cent at 3,111.63.