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Aviation

Temasek to lead $15 bil rescue of SIA

SINGAPORE (Mar 27): Singapore Airlines (SIA), facing unprecedented stress from the Covid-19 outbreak, plans to tap shareholders to raise $15 billion so that it can stay aloft, the

Investing ideas

Singapore aviation services poised to continue to soar: Maybank

SINGAPORE (Nov 26): Maybank Kim Eng Research is positive on the Singapore aviation services sector for 2020, with a pick up in the number of events in 2020 expected to fuel the sector’s continued o

Aviation

Did Singapore plagiarise an airport?

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Akbar Al Baker, the head of Qatar Airways, recently caused a stir with a very odd accusation.

REITs

Retail rumble is much ado about nothing, has limited impact on retail REITs

(Sept 2): Retailers appear to be exiting local shopping malls in droves, but the impact on the real estate investment trusts is probably limited.

M&A

Singapore's duty-free operator DFS exiting as Korean rivals bid

(Aug 27): Hotel Lotte Co and Hotel Shilla Co, South Korea’s two largest duty-free companies, are among bidders for the rights to take over the liquor and tobacco business at Singapore’s Changi Airp

Broker's Calls

SATS well supported by decent dividend yield, strong growth prospects: DBS

SINGAPORE (May 23): DBS Vickers Securities is remaining positive on SATS with a “buy” call and target price of $5.44, on the belief that Changi Airport and regional aviation growth will continue to

Joint ventures and alliances

Singapore Airlines, SATS extend partnership with new five-year contract commitment

SINGAPORE (April 30): Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SATS Ltd have agreed to renew a suite of aviation services contracts for the next five years as part of their bid to strengthen Singapore’s overal

Singapore economy

Singapore to lure air, sea traffic with infrastructure push

(Mar 8): Singapore is transforming its infrastructure to fend off competition from the seas to the skies.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Lufthansa Innovation Hub opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Jan 31): Lufthansa Group, the German aviation group, has launched the first foreign office of its digitalisation and innovation unit – Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) – in Singapore.

Broker's Calls

OCBC downgrades SATS back to 'hold' due to limited near-term upside

SINGAPORE (Jan 11): OCBC Investment Research is downgrading SATS back to “hold” while raising its fair value to $5.34 from $5.23 previously, after updating its cost of equity (COE) assumptions to f

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