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New private home sales in Singapore fall 60.5% in February on lack of new launches

DEVELOPERS in Singapore sold 645 new private homes in February, down 60.5 per cent over January's 1,632 units amid a paucity of new launches.


Singapore business sentiment turns positive for Q2, with improved outlook for profits and hiring

BUSINESS sentiment in Singapore has turned expansionary for the second quarter of this year, following four quarters of negative sentiment, with improved expectations for profits and hiring as well.


Singapore's data centre market among top 10 in the world: reports

THE Arcadis Data Centre Location Index 2021 ranked Singapore the second most attractive city to build data centres, out of a total of 50 cities.


Guoco Group unit raises offer price for GL by 14.3% to S$0.80 per share

THE offeror - GuocoLeisure Holdings - does not intend to increase the final price "under any circumstances whatsoever", hotel operator GL said in a bourse filing on Monday.


UOB says U-Solar programme saved over 77,200 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

UOB said its solar financing programme U-Solar has facilitated the generation of close to 160 gigawatt hours of solar power across Asean since its launch in October 2019.


OCBC, DBS rev up green car loan competition

DBS and OCBC are racing to take a share of the green-car loan market.


The STI today

Singapore stocks start week stronger, as aviation counters rise; STI up 0.3%

THE benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) rose 0.3 per cent or 10.78 points to close at 3,106 on Monday.

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