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Maybank Kim Eng focuses on economy's 'building blocks' amid Covid-19 uncertainty

SINGAPORE (May 22): Economists were quick to compare the current economic woes to the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) and the 2008-2009 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) But Thilan Wickramasinghe, he

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Maybank Kim Eng says ComfortDelGro's defensive revenue makes it a "buy"

SINGAPORE (May 18): Maybank Kim Eng has reinitiated coverage on ComfortDelGro with a “buy” call and price target of $1.99, thanks to its “defensive” revenue model, decent yield, and growth prospect

Covid-19 Solidarity Budget

Foreign worker levy rebates provide some relief, but retrenchments expected to spike

SINGAPORE (Apr 7): Singapore’s construction, shipyard and healthcare companies could see some relief from foreign worker levy rebates announced Monday as part of the Solidarity Budget.

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Investing 101

When is the best time to buy stocks?

SINGAPORE (Mar 12): There are two ways to navigate a market crash. You either buy now because stocks are underpriced, or you start selling because you want to reduce your losses.


Wuhan Coronavirus vs SARS: Which is deadlier for GDP growth?

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): The novel coronavirus is expected to infect more people than the 8,422 infected globally during the SARS outbreak back in 2002-2003, but the total number of deaths will likely b

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Maybank upgrades Hi-P to 'hold' as recent SEAMCO acquisition opens doors to 'blue chip customer'

SINGAPORE (Oct 10): Maybank Kim Eng Research is bullish on Hi-P International, after the Mainboard-listed contract manufacturer’s recent acquisition opened doors for “immediate access to

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ST Engineering's strategic growth plan means more acquisitions, higher dividends: Maybank

SINGAPORE (Oct 9): Maybank Kim Eng Research is upgrading ST Engineering (STE) to a “buy” recommendation, from “hold” previously, and raising its target price by 4.7% to $4.50.

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Taxi operator ComfortDelGro upgraded to 'buy' even as ride-hailing market thrives amid ‘healthy competition’

SINGAPORE (Oct 2): The entry of new players into the ride-hailing market, which broke a ‘monopoly’ following the Grab-Uber merger in 2018, has seen 55% of drivers report increased earning

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Singapore banks have good dividend visibility, but non-performing loans pose an increasing risk: Maybank

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): Singapore banks seem to be a cut above the rest in Asean, offering some of the highest dividends and ranking among the cheapest in price-to-equity (PE) terms, bolster

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Can AEM continue its record-breaking streak?

SINGAPORE (Aug 15): AEM Holdings, the provider of equipment systems solutions and manufacturing services, reported record high revenue and earnings for 2Q19.

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