SOARING company share buybacks have been a major contributor to the equity bull market in the past decade.

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SOFTBANK Group closed down 7 per cent as the conglomerate's bets on equity derivatives tied to listed technology companies made investors uncomfortable amid a decline in markets.

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FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned Aug 28 to Sept 3, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 0.5 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging...

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FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned Aug 21 to 27, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.3 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a...

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FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned Aug 14 to 20, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 2.6 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a...

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FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned July 24 to 30, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 3.0 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging...

[TOKYO] SoftBank Group said on Friday it has approved a 1 trillion yen (S$13.11 billion) share repurchase, the final tranche of a record 2.5 trillion buyback that has helped propel its share price...

THE European Central Bank extended a request that banks hold off on returning capital to shareholders and show moderation in setting bonuses amid the coronavirus outbreak, dealing a blow to some...

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FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned July 17 to 23, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.4 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging...

UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, on Tuesday signalled the possibility of resuming share buybacks later this year after generating more income than expected in the first six months and as...