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Singapore and Malaysia to set up stock market trading link by end-2018
THE Singapore and Malaysia stock markets are set to be connected by a trading link by the end of this year which will allow investors to trade and settle shares in both markets in a more convenient and cost-efficient way.

Asia: Markets plunge as Wall Street rout spreads
ASIAN stocks plunged Tuesday after a record-breaking loss on Wall Street, extending a global rout as panicked investors fret over rising US borrowing costs and cash in profits after months of market euphoria.

3,664 BTO flats launched in Choa Chu Kang, Woodlands, Geylang and Tampines
This is the first tranche of some 17,000 BTO flats expected in 2018 and also the inaugural batch of units to be built with an open kitchen concept whenever possible.

Bitcoin drops below US$6,200 for first time in three months
BITCOIN plunged 20 per cent to a three-month low on Tuesday, its latest sharp loss following a series of setbacks for the cryptocurrency that, with a collapse across global mainstream markets adding to the selling.

Singapore Airshow 2018: Honeywell, Singapore Airlines Group seal 3 long-term deals
AMERICAN conglomerate Honeywell has signed three long-term contracts with the Singapore Airlines Group to help improve the operational capabilities of the group's Singapore Airlines (SIA), SilkAir and Scoot carriers.

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Parliament: Govt has not ruled out other methods to fund T5, says Indranee
The Government is still looking for the most optimal way to pay for Changi Airport's Terminal 5, and does not rule out other funding methods, said Senior Minister of State for Finance Indranee Rajah on Tuesday.

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Singapore shares tumble after Wall Street's record-breaking crash 
THE benchmark Straits Times Index closed at 3,406.38, down 76.55 points, or 2.2 per cent, from its Monday close.



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