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OCTOBER just got rockier for stock watchers in Singapore, as the market plunged Thursday morning after a US equity rout overnight.
Singapore-based Grab has partnered payments processor Mastercard Inc to issue prepaid cards tailored to Southeast Asian consumers, extending the use of Grab's digital wallet and helping its unbanked users transact online.
Asset managers continue to view Singapore as a conducive place to conduct portfolio management activity, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in its annual Asset Management Survey.
To attract new drivers, Lion City Rentals is banking on low upfront charges, more flexible car rental terms, rebates and a new loyalty scheme for top hirers, amongst other incentives.
HE also joins the group executive board (GEB) of UBS Group AG, with both positions effective Jan 1, 2019.
PRICES and rentals of industrial space remained relatively stable in the third quarter of this year as industrial prices edged up 0.1 per cent from the previous quarter, while industrial rents slipped 0.1 per cent, JTC's latest report showed.
KNOWN as Foodster, it is slated to be the first such retail chatbot led by a South-east Asian bank. It has already been trialed and adopted by seven food and beverage merchants in Marina Bay, which include Gemstar, Kopi Ong, Local Coffee People, NUDE Seafood, Old Tea Hut and Omnivore.
- Marina Bay Sands earnings for Q3 slump on weaker VIP segment
- CapitaLand Mall Trust DPU up 5% at 2.92 S cents for Q3
- Parkway Life Reit Q3 DPU falls 4.1% to 3.23 S cents
- AA Reit DPU dips 2% for Q2 at 2.50 S cents
The STI today
SINGAPORE stocks pared back the afternoon's losses to finish 0.6 per cent lower on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 19.24 points to 3,012.84.