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Bumitama Agri delivers attractive ROE, aims for steady growth with young trees

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): In 2012, a billboard advertisement in Raffles Place for Bumitama Agri carried an eye-catching slogan: “Mum was wrong. Slow and steady doesn’t win the race.” The oil palm grower was listed on the Singapore Exchange that year, pro

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Oxley's foreign properties underpin earnings as it readies local portfolio for the future

SINGAPORE (Sept 24): Ching Chiat Kwong, executive chairman and CEO of Oxley Holdings was in a jovial mood when journalists from The Edge Singapore caught up with him on a rainy Friday evening recently. From a larger-than-average figure, Ching has slimmed

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Energy, luxury hotel groups growing steadily; plantations have high ROE

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): The sector is a hodgepodge of companies involved in vastly different businesses, the result of combining three Singapore Exchange industry classifications with too few billion-dollar companies to stand on their own. A comparison of thei
M1 has been pushing into the broadband space and now has more than 128,000 fi bre customers

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Smallest telco gets highest score, but other companies top on three metrics in communication sectors

This story first appeared in the The Edge Singapore (week of Oct 24)

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Water treatment stocks among the top performers in services sector

SINGAPORE (Nov 2): Confidence in China-based companies listed on the Singapore Exchange has suffered considerably over the past decade because of a string of corporate governance scandals. Today, a handful of relatively large S-chips are beginning to dist
CMT’s Bedok Mall reported NPI of $21.5 million in FY2016

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Industrial REIT with local properties tops sector; concern about outlook

SINGAPORE (Nov 1): The metrics that The Edge Singapore used to compare the real estate investment trusts that qualify for the Billion Dollar Club are somewhat different from those we used for ordinary companies. Instead of looking at pre-tax profit growth
o Bee Land made a name for itself by developing luxury properties such as the Turquoise on Sentosa Island

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Mid-sized developers gallop ahead with property development

SINGAPORE (Nov 1): Deft risk-taking by a handful of midsized developers over the three years to 2015 made them the best performers in terms of the financial metrics by which the Billion Dollar Club companies are measured.

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Beverage maker in audacious deal leads a diverse group of Manufacturing plays

SINGAPORE (Oct 27): When Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi launched his bid for Fraser and Neave (F&N) in 2012, he might not have realised how difficult the process of gaining control of the then property and beverage group would be.

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Supermarket and grocery store operators lead the pack in commerce sector

SINGAPORE (Oct 25): Home-grown supermarket chain operator Sheng Siong Group is not exactly a fast-growing company. Yet, against a backdrop of soft economic growth and volatile costs, its resilience has made it something of a star performer.
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