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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
Singapore expected to attract S$8-10b in inbound investments in 2018: EDB
SINGAPORE is expected to attract S$8 billion to S$10 billion in fixed asset investments in 2018, comparable to the previous two years, the Singapore Economic Development Board said at its year-in-review briefing on Tuesday.
JTC launches sale of two industrial sites in Tuas
JTC has launched one confirmed list site at Tuas South Link 3 and one reserve list site at Tuas Bay Close under the first half 2018 Industrial Government Land Sales (IGLS) Programme.
Noble's restructuring plan leaves major shareholder Goldilocks unhappy
THE details of Noble Group's restructuring plan have upset at least one major shareholder, who is calling on Singapore regulators to investigate the distressed commodity trader.
MAS mopping up excess liquidity as Singapore interest rates fall
THE plunge in short-term local interest rates has prompted the regulator to mop up excess liquidity by increasing the size of the bill auctions.
Signs of upswing in Sentosa property market, Singapore's playground for the rich
A nascent recovery in Singapore's housing market is showing signs of reaching Sentosa, a tiny isle off the southern tip of South-east Asia's wealthy island state that is both a playground for partying Singaporeans and home for rich ex-pats.
Scott Dunn buys Singapore's Country Holidays to form Asia's largest bespoke tour agency
INTERNATIONAL luxury tour agency Scott Dunn has acquired Singapore bespoke travel company Country Holidays to form Asia's largest bespoke tour agency, the companies announced at a joint press conference on Tuesday.
- CWX Global Q2 profit almost triples to US$1.1m on one-off gains, lower borrowings
- Procurri warns of Q4, full-year 2017 loss
The STI today
Singapore shares close 0.8% down
SHARE prices in the local bourse took the lead from an overnight sell off in Wall Street with the key Straits Times Index finishing 28.3 points or 0.8 per cent lower at 3,548.74 on Tuesday.