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Analysts in favour of CMT-CCT merger due to benefits of scale

Analysts are in favour of the merger between CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) and CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) that will create a diversified commercial REIT named CapitaLand Integrated Commercial

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Singpost to face short-term weakness, but long-term e-commerce prospects intact: analysts

Singapore Post’s (Singpost) short-term prospects are likely to be weak, according to analysts.

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CapitaLand, CDL top picks as valuations too cheap to ignore: DBS

CapitaLand and City Developments (CDL) are DBS Group Research's top picks among property developers, despite the headwinds caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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CapitaLand’s ROE could improve on potential asset recycling: DBS

Potential asset recycling activities could augment CapitaLand’s return on equity (ROE), according to DBS Group Research.

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The worst is likely over for CMT, say analysts

Following the anticipated weak 1H20 results of CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) that have largely come within expectations, things are looking up for the trust amid signs of broad based recovery.

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Banks’ earnings will erode as NIMs expected to fall near post-GFC low: DBS

SINGAPORE (July 22): Singapore banks are expected to see a 6% to 8% y-o-y decline in earnings in 2Q20 on the back of lower net interest margins (NIMs), according to DBS Group Research.

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SIA Engineering’s underperformance to continue as travel demand stays weak: OCBC

SINGAPORE (July 21): SIA Engineering’s weaker-than-expected results in 1Q FY21 are unlikely to see an improvement in the foreseeable future, according to OCBC Investment Research.

Results

Temasek’s preliminary total shareholder return falls 2.3% amid Covid-19

SINGAPORE (July 21): Given the impact from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Temasek Holdings has announced a weaker set of preliminary results as at March 31, 2020.

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Sembmarine to incur wider net losses in 2020, 2021: UOBKH

SINGAPORE (July 20): Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine) is forecast to incur wider net losses of $261 million this year and $55 million next year, according to UOB KayHian.

High debt a concern as Singapore faces its most severe downturn, says Menon of MAS

Singapore economy

High debt a concern as Singapore faces its most severe downturn, says Menon of MAS

SINGAPORE (July 17): The economic and health crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic will have quite some ways to go.

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