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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
Prices of Housing & Development Board (HDB) resale flats fell 0.6 per cent in July 2017 over the preceding month, based on SRX Property's flash estimate for last month released on Thursday.
Young workers in Singapore are at risk of a shortfall in retirement income, despite widespread and high levels of private savings, according to findings by the International Longevity Centre - UK (ILC-UK).
The concept of a job that will last a lifetime has gone "extinct" in Singapore, according to a latest report by Randstad.
Capitaland will continue to be "aggressive but disciplined" when tendering for land to build up its Singapore residential land bank, president and group CEO Lim Ming Yan said at the company's results briefing on Thursday.
Kingsford Construction has been convicted and fined S$130,000 under the Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA) for multiple safety lapses uncovered during an inspection in June 2016, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Thursday.
Consulting firm Mercer was appointed on Thursday to develop a skills framework and undertake a wage study for human resources (HR) professionals in Singapore.
- Hyflux posts net loss of S$25.1m for Q2
- Sembcorp Industries Q2 net profit down 36%
- Kim Heng widens Q2 loss on higher depreciation of fixed assets
- Financial advisory channel drives growth in Aviva Singapore's H1 2017 sales
- CapitaLand Q2 net profit up 97%
The STI Today
The Straits Times Index spent most of Thursday tracking movements in the Dow futures first and Hong Kong second, finishing the day a net 5.88 points weaker at 3,342.92 mainly due to weakness in the three banks.