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ISOTeam powering up as regional player on back of Pure acquisition

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): As the Singapore construction sector awakens from its slump, ISOTeam is well placed to tap new markets and win more contracts.

Purpose, not profit, is key to innovation in the face of disruption

SINGAPORE (July 25): A majority 73% of business leader respondents believe in the strong value of corporate purpose and only a minority of 15% believe that their company’s main purpose is to maximi

Broker's Calls

Why it may take longer than expected for Del Monte Pacific to bear fruit

SINGAPORE (July 4): DBS Vickers Securities is maintaining its “hold” call on Del Monte Pacific with a lower target price of 32 cents from 36 cents previously.


SIA Engineering reports 6.5% rise in 3Q earnings to $52.6 mil on one-off gain and absence of provisions

SINGAPORE (Feb 3): SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) has announced earnings of $52.6 million for the third quarter of FY17, 6.5% higher than its earnings of $49.4 million a year ago.

Global Markets

Visa's profit, revenue tops estimates on payment volume growth

BENGALURU (Feb 3): Visa Inc, the world's largest payments network operator, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as more people made payments using its network.

Broker's Calls

2017 is going to be a growth challenged year. Here’s how to prepare for it

SINGAPORE (Nov 21): UOB Kay Hian has set a modest 2017 year-end STI target of 3,000 in anticipation of “another challenging year ahead”.

Broker's Calls

Raffles Medical’s plans ‘steadily taking shape’ but cost pressures may weigh on profitability

SINGAPORE (Sept 29): Daiwa Capital Markets is keeping its “hold” rating on Raffles Medical Group RMG) at an unchanged target price of $1.57 as the group continues its press ahead with its expansion

Singapore is Asia’s most sustainable city, but there is still room for improvement

SINGAPORE (Sept 13): Design and consultancy firm Arcadis says Singapore is the most sustainable city in Asia and ranks second after Zurich on a global scale, as reflected in its Sustainable Cities


TEE International’s 4Q earnings dip 69% to $2.6 mil

SINGAPORE (July 28): TEE International posted earnings of $2.6 million for its 4Q16 ended May, 68.9% lower than its earnings of $8.3 million for the same period a year earlier.  

Raffles Medical’s 2Q earnings rise 4.5% to $16.7 mil on higher patient load

SINGAPORE (July 25): Raffles Medical Group's earnings rose 4.5% to $16.7 million in the second quarter ended June 30, 2016, from $15.9 million in the previous corresponding quarter.

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