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Digital Economy

Assembling the digital economy ecosystem, one byte at a time

Singapore's strong digital economy would mean more tech companies would list here. However, this has not really been the trend

Global Economy


This week: See analysts' Singapore GDP estimates and news on the Stock Connect linking Hong Kong's and the mainland's markets.

Broker's Calls

SGX's FTSE Taiwan index futures outpace HKEX's MSCI Taiwan index futures: CGS-CIMB

SGX and HKEX are widely seen to be close rivals in Asia.


Tech tycoons flood Hong Kong with $20 billion of stock listings

China’s tycoons are flooding Hong Kong’s exchange with US$20 billion ($27.8 billion) worth of new listings.

Global Markets

Hong Kong and Singapore to face off over Chinese stock futures

Singapore’s role as a regional equity derivatives trading centre may be curtailed after it lost a major index-licensing deal to Hong Kong.

Broker's Calls

Analysts turn bearish on SGX after reduction in MSCI licence agreement

SINGAPORE (May 28): The unexpected reduction in the Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) licence agreement with MSCI – in apparent favour of the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) – has prompted many analysts to downgrade their recommendation on SGX.


HKEX drops US$36 bil bid for the London Stock Exchange

(Oct 8): Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing said it won’t proceed with its 29.6 billion-pound ($50.2 billion) unsolicited takeover bid for London Stock Exchange Group Plc.
Warburg-backed ESR, holders seek up to $1.24 bil in HK IPO


Warburg-backed ESR, holders seek up to $1.24 bil in HK IPO

(June 5): ESR Cayman, a logistics real estate developer, is seeking to raise as much as US$1.24 billion ($1.7 billion) in a Hong Kong initial public offering.

In print this week

Why Singapore companies continue to list in Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (Apr 6): Last year, there were 25 new listings on the Singapore Exchange — about twice the number in 2016.

SGX proposing shorter T+2 settlement cycle and other changes

SINGAPORE (Nov 29): Singapore Exchange (SGX) is proposing a number of changes in the clearing and settlement of securities in the Singapore stock market, as part of its efforts to make the process safer and aligned with global practices.