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We are delighted to inform you that we have today launched The Edge Markets, which will replace our current theedgesingapore website. The Edge Markets is a comprehensive, simple and FREE financial and investment news website with data analytics for all public-listed companies in Singapore and Malaysia. Our goal is to help quip investors with intelligence to make better decisions. As a subscriber...

Raffles Education shares jump on HK listing plans

Shares of Raffles Education Corp soared in early trade today after the company said it would spin off its wholly owned Oriental University City Holdings on Hong Kong’s Growth Enterprise Market. The stock move to a four-week high of 35 cents, up 7.7%, at 9:50 a.m. Singapore time.

Oct 9: Osim, EMAS Offshore

The Straits Times Index (STI) on Wednesday ended 17.28 points or 0.53% lower to 3,226.71, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.95%. The top active stocks were DBS (-0.87%), SingTel (unchanged), Sembcorp Marine (+1.12%), OCBC Bank (-0.10%) and Genting Sing (-0.91%). Here are some stocks and factors to watch this Thursday morning: Massage chair maker Osim International said on Wednesday that...

Yongnam can afford special dividends, says DBS Vickers

Yongnam Holdings can afford to pay special dividends to shareholders following a move to sell its plant in Johor to Malaysia-listed Axis Real Estate Investment Trust ( Financial Dashboard) for about $60 million, says DBS Vickers. The steel fabricator said yesterday it would sell the property, which has a net book value of $24.5 million, and lease it back for 15 years. Assuming the sale was completed...

Super Group upgraded to ‘buy’ by UOBKayHian with $1.55 target price

UOBKayHian has upgraded Super Group, the manufacturer and distributor of instant coffee and convenience food, to a “buy” after its share price gas corrected 32% year-to-date. “We think that most of a challenging 2014 has been priced in,” says UOB-KH in the stock update dated Oct 8.

Hongkong Land upgraded to “buy” by UBS; US$7.35 target

Lorenzo Int’l - Corporate moves

LCD Global Investments - Corporate moves

Foreland Fabrictech Holdings - Corporate moves

Foreland Fabrictech Holdings - Corporate moves

Sembcorp Marine raised to “add” from “neutral” by CIMB

Keppel Corp cut to “reduce” from “buy” by Nomura

Singapore opens for foreign judges as H.K. frets

AUD/USD Performance Charts as at 12:00p.m. Singapore time, 8/10/2014

Oct 8: Golden Ocean, Grand Banks Yachts, Boustead Singapore, Tat Hong, Keppel

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How vulnerable is Indonesia?

How vulnerable is Indonesia?

INDONESIA IS AT a turning point. On Oct 20, Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will take office as the next president of Indonesia, capping a meteoric rise from small-city mayor to the leader of the fourth largest country in the world. His extraordinary career and his reputation for decency and honesty have combined...

Daryl guppy: Long-term outlook for Shanghai Index

Daryl guppy: Long-term outlook for Shanghai Index

THE WEEK LONG October holiday in China provides the opportunity to step back and take a longer-term view of where the Shanghai market is situated. It is too easy to focus on the short-term movements of the index and lose track of the longer-term environment. The typhoon pattern is a driver of short-term...

Weekend Comment Oct 3: Stay selective, go for themes like M&A

OCTOBER THAT MARKS the end of the US Federal Reserve’s Quantitative Easing. But the month also marks the start of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) QE. So far though the low-key ECB President Mario Draghi hasn’t said much about its asset-buying programme except to confirm that the ECB...

Lim Yin Foong: The rise of London’s mega mansions

A MAN’S HOME is his castle, so the saying goes. Uber-wealthy property owners in London are taking this literally, however, with an increasing number seemingly intent on creating their own castles in the capital city. Take, for instance, Christian Candy. The One Hyde Park developer has just...

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index’s strong uptrend continues

ALIBABA OPENED AN Aladdin’s cave for investors in the future of China business, and the markets roared. China’s economy improved marginally according to flash purchasing managers’ index figures for September released before end-September, and the world markets worried because growth...

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