agriculture

Malaysia

Time for Malaysia to act on food security

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): Food security, says the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, s

Malaysia

More focus needed on agri-food sector

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The agricultural sector contributed 8.2% or RM96 billion to Malaysia’s GDP in 2017.

Funds

UOB Venture Management launching second Asia impact fund in 2H

SINGAPORE (June 10): UOB Venture Management (UOBVM) says it intends to roll out its second impact fund, the second series of the Asia Impact Investment Fund (AIIF II), to global institutional and a

Activist investment

Open letter to the board of Indofood Agri Resources

SINGAPORE (May 20): Dear Board of Directors, As a long-term investor in Indofood Agri Resources (IndoAgri), I am disappointed that you are recommending that I accept the offer from Indofood

Broker's Calls

Brokers slash estimates for Bumitama after 1Q disappointment, but say production remains strong

SINGAPORE (May 17): DBS Vickers Securities and UOB Kay Hian are maintaining their “buy” recommendations on Bumitama Agri Limited (BAL) with the respective price targets of 69 cents and 81 cents, ev

Results

Olam's 1Q earnings grow 6.9% to $169 mil with improved operating performance

SINGAPORE (May 14): Olam International has announced earnings of $168.9 million for 1Q19, rising 6.9% y-o-y from $158 million due to improved operating performance, which was offset in part by incr

Sector Focus

Olam announces third palm plantation to achieve RSPO certification

SINGAPORE (May 2): Olam International says its Mouila Lot 3 palm plantation in Gabon has become Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified.

Global Economy

Trade-war detente leaves booby traps for investors: Reuters Breakingviews

WASHINGTON (Dec 3): The trade-war ceasefire between the United States and China leaves many booby traps for investors.

In print this week

How IoT in agriculture could present new opportunities for investors

SINGAPORE (Nov 16): Earlier this year, Avarga, formerly known as UPP Holdings, said it was acquiring a 23.08% stake in local start-up Archisen for up to $1.5 million in three separate tranches.

Broker's Calls

Bumitama Agri unanimously rated 'buy' for potential undervaluation, bright outlook

SINGAPORE (Nov 13): Maybank Kim Eng, DBS Vickers Securities, RHB Research and UOB Kay Hian are maintaining their “buy” calls on Bumitama Agri with the respective price targets of 98 cents, 85 cents

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