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Singapore exports recover but too early to cheer: Maybank

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Singapore’s exports recovered in February following three straight months of decline but Maybank Kim Eng thinks it is still too soon to call this an inflection point.

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Several growth opportunities lined up for Netlink NBN in near-term

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Netlink NBN Trust (NLT NBN) with an unchanged fair value estimate of 90 cents.

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Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city

(Mar 19): Move over Singapore — the world's most expensive city has two new rivals.

After topping the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living Survey for five years, Asia's Lion City has been joined by Paris and Hong Kong in a tie at the top of the table.

Broker's Calls

RHB turns positive on Dairy Farm's valuations after selldown

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Dairy Farm from “neutral” to “buy” despite lowering its target price to US$8.25 from US$8.64 previously with the view that long-term investors may look to accumulate the stock at its current low.

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Oceanus buys majority stake in media & marketing agency for $0.4 mil

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Seafood supply chain manager Oceanus Group’s subsidiary, Oceanus Investment Holdings, has acquired a majority 51% stake in AP Media for $0.4 million from sole owner and director Tan Guan Cheong.

This leaves Tan with a remaining 49% interest in AP Media.  

Singapore exports recover but too early to cheer: Maybank
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Singapore’s exports recovered in February following three straight months of...
Several growth opportunities lined up for Netlink NBN in near-term
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Netlink NBN Trust (...
Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city
(Mar 19): Move over Singapore — the world's most expensive city has two new rivals. After...
RHB turns positive on Dairy Farm's valuations after selldown
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Dairy Farm from “neutral” to “buy”...
Total compliance in financial reporting, but was it misleading?
(Mar 18): Last week, I talked about how it can be difficult to interpret published financial statements because of overly ambitious objectives of the accounting profession, evolving reporting standards and the resulting vagaries that could sometimes...
Financial reporting: Myths, interpretations and limitations
(Mar 11): A majority of companies have financial years ending Dec 31. Most would have just finalised or are about to release their FY2018 results. They make headline stories, such as “earnings doubled” or “collapsed in earnings” and these are linked...
Falling margins will hold back stock price gains
(Mar 4): Stocks around the world chalked up a second straight month of gains in February. This means that after having suffered one of the worst losses since the end of the global financial crisis in late 2018, markets are now enjoying some of the...
Investing in late-cycle earnings growth
SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Positive news flow on the ongoing US-China trade talks continued to buoy sentiment for global stocks over the past week. Following reported progress after days of negotiations in Beijing, further discussions have resumed in the...
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    Singapore exports recover but too early to cheer: Maybank

    SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Singapore’s exports recovered in February following three straight months of decline but Maybank Kim Eng thinks it is still too soon to call this an inflection point.

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    Light and elegant

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  • Broker's Calls

    Several growth opportunities lined up for Netlink NBN in near-term

    SINGAPORE (Mar 20): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Netlink NBN Trust (NLT NBN) with an unchanged fair value estimate of 90 cents.

  • Drive

    The next big thing

    The fourth-generation Santa Fe by Hyundai has had a makeover that impresses on all counts SINGAPORE (Mar 11): While sport utility vehicles are becoming more luxurious and comfortable inside, they are also getting bigger. The current trend is to pack a...

  • Property

    Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city

    (Mar 19): Move over Singapore — the world's most expensive city has two new rivals.

    After topping the Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living Survey for five years, Asia's Lion City has been joined by Paris and Hong Kong in a tie at the top of the table.

  • Broker's Calls

    RHB turns positive on Dairy Farm's valuations after selldown

    SINGAPORE (Mar 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Dairy Farm from “neutral” to “buy” despite lowering its target price to US$8.25 from US$8.64 previously with the view that long-term investors may look to accumulate the stock at its current low.

  • M&A

    Oceanus buys majority stake in media & marketing agency for $0.4 mil

    SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Seafood supply chain manager Oceanus Group’s subsidiary, Oceanus Investment Holdings, has acquired a majority 51% stake in AP Media for $0.4 million from sole owner and director Tan Guan Cheong.

    This leaves Tan with a remaining 49% interest in AP Media.  

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Singapore exports recover but too early to cheer: Maybank
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Singapore’s exports recovered in February following three straight months of...
Several growth opportunities lined up for Netlink NBN in near-term
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Netlink NBN Trust (...
Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong tie for world's most expensive city
(Mar 19): Move over Singapore — the world's most expensive city has two new rivals. After...
RHB turns positive on Dairy Farm's valuations after selldown
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Dairy Farm from “neutral” to “buy”...

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Total compliance in financial reporting, but was it misleading?
(Mar 18): Last week, I talked about how it can be difficult to interpret published financial statements because of overly ambitious objectives of the accounting profession, evolving reporting standards and the resulting vagaries that could sometimes...
Financial reporting: Myths, interpretations and limitations
(Mar 11): A majority of companies have financial years ending Dec 31. Most would have just finalised or are about to release their FY2018 results. They make headline stories, such as “earnings doubled” or “collapsed in earnings” and these are linked...
Falling margins will hold back stock price gains
(Mar 4): Stocks around the world chalked up a second straight month of gains in February. This means that after having suffered one of the worst losses since the end of the global financial crisis in late 2018, markets are now enjoying some of the...
Investing in late-cycle earnings growth
SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Positive news flow on the ongoing US-China trade talks continued to buoy sentiment for global stocks over the past week. Following reported progress after days of negotiations in Beijing, further discussions have resumed in the...
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