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Singapore regulator proposes new rules for financial benchmarks

Singapore's central bank announced new proposals on Tuesday to regulate financial benchmarks, in the wake of a series of scandals around the world involving traders manipulating Libor and other key rates.

Singapore Windsor provides updates on development in Myanmar business venture

Singapore Windsor Holdings said the group’s business ventures in Myanmar have achieved several development targets. Windsor said it has entered into a joint venture with an unrelated third party, ARCC Offices, to undertake serviced office business activities in Myanmar. Established for more than 14 years, ARCC Offices operates serviced offices across four major cities in 16 prime locations....

Keppel Land makes first property investment in US

Keppel Land, Singapore’s third-biggest developer by value, made its maiden investment in the US with a prime residential development in New York City. The project is valued at about US$70 million ($87 million), the company said in a statement to the Singapore stock exchange. The property, located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, will be developed by Macklowe Properties Inc., a New York-based...

Singapore firm eyes Leighton property portfolio: Aussie media

Singapore’s City Developments and Australia’s Stockland Group are considering bidding for Leighton Holdings’ $7 billion ($8.7 billion) residential and commercial property portfolio, a leading Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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July 29: Keppel Land, See Hup Seng, AACI REIT, Raffles Medical

AACI REIT fully leases out redeveloped 103 Defu Lane 10

See Hup Seng in deal with ISDN Holdings to acquire 25% stake in Aenergy

Raffles Medical posts 8.1% rise in 2Q earnings to $15.7 mil

Keppel Land partners Macklowe Properties for a prime residential development in New York City

Temasek exits New China Life with $343 mil share selldown

MTQ Corp posts 35% fall in 1Q earnings to $4.2 mil

Yoma Strategic posts 1Q earnings of $1.4 mil

Samudra Energy looks to raise up to $276 mln in Singapore IPO

Singapore central bank to ease corporate bond buys for retail investors

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Manu Bhaskaran: Are we in for greater financial turbulence?

Manu Bhaskaran: Are we in for greater financial turbulence?

IN RECENT MONTHS, financial markets have been remarkably resilient to a series of stresses, including geopolitical shocks, economic data disappointments and the rising risks of tighter US monetary policy. Markets did not take long to shake off their initial funk over the escalation in the Ukraine crisis...

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index breakout pattern continues

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index breakout pattern continues

TRADING IPOs IS often risky business. The vast majority of IPOs end up trading below their issue price after the first year. Some IPOs are overvalued, and the infamous Facebook IPO springs to mind. Pricing an IPO is a poor substitute for the process of price discovery that takes place every day in the...

Weekend Comment Jul 25: Brighter outlook for Keppel

SHARES OF KEPPEL Corporation started the day on a high after it announced a set of positive results for 1H2014 on July 24. The news had reassured the market of its improving prospects in the quarters ahead. For the first six months of the year, the company saw revenues rise by 5.8% over the previous...

Lim Yin Foong: UK big four supermarkets losing market share to discounters

COST CONSCIOUS CONSUMERS like myself are spoilt for choice these days where grocery shopping in the UK is concerned. Every other week, I receive a booklet of discount vouchers from one of the main British supermarkets, ranging from a “£6 ($13) off a £40” shop to various discounts...

Daryl Guppy: Growth and ‘through trains’

IN THE RUSH to analyse Chinese GDP figures, it is easy to forget that an average is made up of figures that are above and below the target growth rate. There is much consternation when the figures are below the target level, but this is part of the normal fluctuation of economic activity. It is disingenuous...

Weekend Comment Jul 17: Geo-political risks rising

Daryl Guppy: Rat traders make a mature market

Manu Bhaskaran: Should we worry about Hong Kong?

Weekend Comment Jul 11: Osim: Proxy to Asia's rising affluent class

Lim Yin Foong: Flexible working the way of the future

Daryl guppy: Renminbi depreciation under threat as market develops uptrend

Weekend Comment Jul 4: Pacific Radiance ties up with Mexican OSV; No privatisation plans for Wheelock

Manu Bhaskaran: Implications of Iraq crisis for Asia go beyond higher oil prices

Daryl Guppy: Shanghai Index in temporary consolidation

Weekend Comment Jun 27: Oil price today not far off fair value despite Iraq crisis, says Jessop of Capital Economics