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Corporate governance code for listed companies to be revised; public feedback sought

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): The Corporate Governance Council is calling for public feedback on a simplified set of recommendations on how listed companies here can practise good corporate governance.

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Broker's Calls

Dasin Retail Trust started at 'buy' with 98 cents target by Phillip

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Phillip Capital is starting coverage on Dasin Retail Trust with a "buy" and target price of 98 cents with a forecast dividend of 9.5 cents.

JB-SG Rapid Transit System to carry 10,000 passengers per hr per direction; need to clear customs only once

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Johor Bahru-Singapore (JB-SG) Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) will have the capacity to carry up to 10,000 passengers per hour per direction.

This means that it is able to carry an addition capacity of 60,000 users crossing the Causeway during peak hours.

Broker's Calls

UOB holds fast to Wilmar's 'buy' with $4.10 target price

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its "buy" call on Wilmar with target price of $4.10 or blended 14 times FY18 earnings, which is higher than its five-year mean.

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Why these two developers remain CIMB's top sector picks

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): CIMB is retaining its sector “overweight” on Singapore’s property market while anticipating for primary home sales to improve  y-o-y to 11,000 to 12,000 units, and private home prices to rise by up to 5% y-o-y.

Sysma awarded $5 mil construction contract by deputy CEO
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Sysma Holdings’ wholly-owned subsidiary Sysma Construction has been awarded a $...
Slower economy, oversupply push Singapore's rental prices down for expats
(Jan 16): Hong Kong retained its title as Asia’s most expensive rental city for expatriates, while...
UMS Holdings acquires 7.48% stake in JEP Holdings for $5.7 mil
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): UMS Holdings, the precision engineering company, today announced that it has...
Corporate governance code for listed companies to be revised; public feedback sought
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): The Corporate Governance Council is calling for public feedback on a simplified...
Is there year-end window dressing and does it hurt anyone?
SINGAPORE (Jan 12): Nasdaq defines “window dressing” as trading activities near the end of a quarter or fiscal year that are designed to improve the appearance of a portfolio to be presented to clients. Malaysia’s Capital Markets and Services Act...
A PE ratio of 9 or 229 times says nothing about relative valuations
SINGAPORE (Jan 8): The stock market rallies in recent years, especially of technology companies, have made many investors jittery. Even seasoned professionals are wondering if there is too much exuberance and if these technology companies are...
Our portfolio ended 2017 with a 14% gain, 1.7% from dividends
SINGAPORE (Dec 25): We started the Singapore Market Portfolio in our first issue of 2017 (Issue 761, Jan 9) with $200,000 in notional capital and a plan to draw inspiration from The Edge Singapore’s reporting on the local corporate sector. As at Dec...
SGX hikes derivatives member fees, Cogent offer gets nod from IFA
SINGAPORE (Dec 18): The Singapore Exchange is set to hike annual membership fees for derivatives trading from Jan 2. This marks the first revision to member fees in 15 years. Fees could go up by more than tenfold, according to a report in The...

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Sysma awarded $5 mil construction contract by deputy CEO
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Sysma Holdings’ wholly-owned subsidiary Sysma Construction has been awarded a $...
Slower economy, oversupply push Singapore's rental prices down for expats
(Jan 16): Hong Kong retained its title as Asia’s most expensive rental city for expatriates, while...
UMS Holdings acquires 7.48% stake in JEP Holdings for $5.7 mil
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): UMS Holdings, the precision engineering company, today announced that it has...
Corporate governance code for listed companies to be revised; public feedback sought
SINGAPORE (Jan 16): The Corporate Governance Council is calling for public feedback on a simplified...

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Is there year-end window dressing and does it hurt anyone?
SINGAPORE (Jan 12): Nasdaq defines “window dressing” as trading activities near the end of a quarter or fiscal year that are designed to improve the appearance of a portfolio to be presented to clients. Malaysia’s Capital Markets and Services Act...
A PE ratio of 9 or 229 times says nothing about relative valuations
SINGAPORE (Jan 8): The stock market rallies in recent years, especially of technology companies, have made many investors jittery. Even seasoned professionals are wondering if there is too much exuberance and if these technology companies are...
Our portfolio ended 2017 with a 14% gain, 1.7% from dividends
SINGAPORE (Dec 25): We started the Singapore Market Portfolio in our first issue of 2017 (Issue 761, Jan 9) with $200,000 in notional capital and a plan to draw inspiration from The Edge Singapore’s reporting on the local corporate sector. As at Dec...
SGX hikes derivatives member fees, Cogent offer gets nod from IFA
SINGAPORE (Dec 18): The Singapore Exchange is set to hike annual membership fees for derivatives trading from Jan 2. This marks the first revision to member fees in 15 years. Fees could go up by more than tenfold, according to a report in The...
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