Capital markets

Capital markets

At $65.5 bil, loss-making Sea overtakes DBS in market value

SINGAPORE (June 19): Back in November 2017, DBS Group Holdings overtook Singapore Telecommunications’ long-held position as the most valuable publicly-traded homegrown company.

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SGX says stock market will remain open amid closure of non-essential services

SINGAPORE (April 3): The Singapore Exchange (SGX) says its securities and derivatives markets will remain open and accessible to investors.

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Philippine stocks tumble 24% as trading resumes after two-day halt

(Mar 19): Philippine stocks resumed trading from a controversial two-day shutdown with the index posting its biggest intraday-loss in 33 years.

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Goldman gives new reason IPOs may suffer: Multi-class shares

(Oct 1): Initial public offerings haven’t been doing so well lately. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says many of them might suffer longer-term headwinds as well.

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Uncovering gems

The MAS and SGX initiatives to boost equity research seem welcome, but response has been lukewarm. And, the market has changed.

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Corporate bosses soften shareholder value focus amid calls for accountable capitalism

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, found himself in a difficult position during a hearing with the US House Financial Services Committee in April.

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UOB upsizes Australian dollar FRN issuance on strong demand, tight pricing

SINGAPORE (July 18): United Overseas Bank has announced the issuance of A$500 million of three-year senior unsecured floating rate notes (FRN), priced at the Australian 3-month Bank Bill Swap Refer

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Strong demand for UOB's $750 mil perps

SINGAPORE (July 11): Perpetual capital securities have had something of a bad rap in Singapore following Hyflux’s default of its retail issuance of $900 million of perpetual capital securities and

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SGX's total market turnover down 5% to $22 bil in June

SINGAPORE (July 9): Singapore Exchange says total securities market turnover value in June dipped 5% month-on-month (m-o-m) to $21.9 billion while securities daily average value (SDAV) gained 5% to

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CapBridge and UOB in deal to provide firms in Asia with access to private capital

SINGAPORE (June 24): High-growth private companies in Asia can now tap private capital as an alternate form of funding.

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