DESPITE lingering uncertainties around Brexit, the purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) sector in the United Kingdom continues to hold promise for operators.

MAINBOARD-LISTED property player Far East Orchard saw its earnings more than halved in the first quarter on surging finance costs and a sharp drop in share of joint-venture profits.

THESE companies have seen new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday:

MAINBOARD-LISTED property player Far East Orchard has added three freehold properties to its British student housing portfolio, in a deal announced just after midnight on Saturday.