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CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust faces challenges as Raffles City valuations take a hit

During a results briefing on Jan 21, Tony Tan, CEO of the manager of CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust (CICT), laid out in no uncertain terms the challenges faced by Singapore’s largest REIT.


ARA US Hospitality Trust could raise equity to strengthen capital position

SINGAPORE (June 29): Both Sasseur REIT and ARA US Hospitality Trust could experience revaluation losses this year if their total rental revenues continue to fall.

Financially Savvy

Developers clear up misconception around perpetual securities

SINGAPORE (May 22): On May 13, during a 1HFY2020 results briefing by Frasers Property’s (FPL) management, there were some questions on the company’s higher gearing, which had risen to 106.8% by Mar


MAS raises gearing limit to 50%, defers ICR implementation, MOF, IRAS extend timeline for tax transparency

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): On Apr 16, the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that MOF and IRAS will extend


Chinese retail malls outperform US office REITs

SINGAPORE (Mar 20): Real estate investment trusts, especially US REITs listed on SGX, may be in for further volatility.

Debt and defaults

What are the lessons from the Hyflux haircut?

(Dec 20): In the 1970s, long-haired visitors to Singapore were required to cut their hair on arrival as unkempt locks were linked to hippie culture.

Broker's Calls

Could changes to Cosco’s core business be underway?

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): DBS Vickers Securities is maintaining its “hold” call on Cosco Shipping International (Singapore) with an unchanged target price of 27 cents after the group last week reported a

Broker's Calls

SPH REIT ‘well placed to tap acquisition growth opportunities’

SINGAPORE (July 13): CIMB Research continues to rate SPH REIT at “hold” as it awaits share price catalysts, such as potential new acquisitions.

Broker's Calls

Here’s what Oxley Holdings is up to

SINGAPORE (Feb 8): Oxley Holdings says it is working to reduce its gearing and pursue an asset light business strategy as it continues to expand its operations overseas.

Broker's Calls

CapitaLand Retail China properties still in gestation phase

SINGAPORE (Oct 27): DBS is maintaining its “hold” call on CapitaLand Retail China Trust (CRCT) with a target price of $1.60, citing factors out of its control such as currency depreciation and high