Broker's Calls

Singtel, Optus aiming not to compete on pricing but on experience: OCBC

SINGAPORE (June 20): OCBC Investment Research says Singtel’s guidance for dividends to be maintained at 17.5 cents for FY19 and FY20 signals a stable cashflow outlook despite the competitive pressures.

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Broker's Calls

Expect a stellar year for this China water stock: UOB

SINGAPORE (June 20): UOB KayHian is maintaining its “buy” on CITIC Envirotech (CEL) given there is no chance of the stock being caught in the crossfire of the escalating US-China trade war.

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High-value jobs, skilled talent in high supply at Iskandar Malaysia

SINGAPORE (June 18): Most companies setting up a division overseas struggle to find the right talent to fill their offices. However, customer experience management firm Aegis had no such difficulties when it set up its office in Iskandar, Johor a year ago. Within the first three months, the company was able to hire 500 people. More than 90% of them were locals from Johor.

Update

Hyflux granted 6-month protection against creditors; seeking $200 mil in rescue financing for projects

SINGAPORE (June 20): The Singapore High Court on Tuesday granted Hyflux a six-month moratorium against its creditors with immediate effect, after the group filed its application last month.

Noble Group paves way for debt deal with Goldilocks agreement: Update

(June 20): Embattled commodity trader Noble Group reached a deal with dissident shareholder Goldilocks Investment Co. over its planned US$3.5 billion ($4.7 billion) debt restructuring, agreeing to boost the holding in the new company that stock investors stand to get. The shares surged.

Stocks To Watch

Stock to watch: Noble, UnUsUaL, Tiong Seng, ABR, Addvalue Tech, Chaswood

SINGAPORE (June 20): Here are some stocks that could move the market this Wednesday morning:

Singtel, Optus aiming not to compete on pricing but on experience: DBS
SINGAPORE (June 20): DBS Group Research says Singtel’s guidance for dividends to be maintained at...
This consumer play is getting sweeter by the day, says RHB
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Silverlake Axis sees silver lining in banks' spending recovery
SINGAPORE (June 20): RHB is maintaining its “buy” call on Silverlake Axis with a target price of 65...
High-value jobs, skilled talent in high supply at Iskandar Malaysia

SINGAPORE (June 18): Most companies setting up a division overseas struggle to find the right talent

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Tech giants regain glamour
SINGAPORE (June 11): The series of unprecedented events currently unfolding in Malaysia continues to capture our attention; many events were expected and a few less so. As fascinated as we are with domestic news, though, the world continues to...
Stock options can be made to better align management with shareholders… but not the conventional kind
SINGAPORE (June 4): Last November, I wrote an article questioning whether existing stock option plans were good for shareholders. I have no doubt that the theoretical proposition is valid: that if the interests of senior management are aligned with...
Is Ant an overvalued giant?
SINGAPORE (May 28): Alibaba Group Holding’s Ant Financial Services Group is set to become the world’s most valuable fintech company. An upcoming fundraising of US$10 billion ($13.45 billion) — which, according to reports, has been oversubscribed —...

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Singtel, Optus aiming not to compete on pricing but on experience: DBS
SINGAPORE (June 20): DBS Group Research says Singtel’s guidance for dividends to be maintained at...
This consumer play is getting sweeter by the day, says RHB
SINGAPORE (June 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Delfi to “buy” from “neutral” on...
Silverlake Axis sees silver lining in banks' spending recovery
SINGAPORE (June 20): RHB is maintaining its “buy” call on Silverlake Axis with a target price of 65...
High-value jobs, skilled talent in high supply at Iskandar Malaysia

SINGAPORE (June 18): Most companies setting up a division overseas struggle to find the right talent

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TES835-portfolio-Shinkansen
In need of a comprehensive sustainable growth strategy
SINGAPORE (June 18): This week, I would like to share some thoughts on a topic that has dominated Malaysian news headlines and generated much debate among market commentators, analysts and investors alike. Mega infrastructure is perhaps the most...
Tech giants regain glamour
SINGAPORE (June 11): The series of unprecedented events currently unfolding in Malaysia continues to capture our attention; many events were expected and a few less so. As fascinated as we are with domestic news, though, the world continues to...
Stock options can be made to better align management with shareholders… but not the conventional kind
SINGAPORE (June 4): Last November, I wrote an article questioning whether existing stock option plans were good for shareholders. I have no doubt that the theoretical proposition is valid: that if the interests of senior management are aligned with...
Is Ant an overvalued giant?
SINGAPORE (May 28): Alibaba Group Holding’s Ant Financial Services Group is set to become the world’s most valuable fintech company. An upcoming fundraising of US$10 billion ($13.45 billion) — which, according to reports, has been oversubscribed —...
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