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Manic sensationalisation of the coronavirus

SINGAPORE (Feb 14): Over the past few weeks, we have been bombarded with blow-by-blow accounts of the coronavirus outbreak, including the extended lockdown in China, the widening range of containme

Investing ideas

STI components now vs 2003 shows volatility has yet to run its course

SINGAPORE (Feb 7): As of of Feb 5, 28 persons in Singapore have succumbed to the novel coro­navirus which originated from Wu­han city in China.

Investing ideas

STI valuations not stretched but investors should stay defensive, says UOB Kay Hian

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): Despite 2019 ending on a cheerful high, markets turned jittery when the new year started with old enemies US and Iran provoking each other, raising tensions in the Middle East a

Singapore economy

Singapore's $700 bil stock market looks past recession risk

SINGAPORE (July 19): Investors are sanguine about Singapore’s equity market even as the nation faces the risk of a technical recession, as a positive outlook for dividends and earnings ov

Global Economy

Tweets, tariffs damage market sentiment; tread cautiously, says Phillip Futures analyst

SINGAPORE (June 10): The outlook for 2H2019 is downbeat, as analysts see slowing growth — as a result of US protectionism — and shifting supply chains affecting markets.

How StarHub plans to push past the negativity

SINGAPORE (Oct 13): StarHub, the country’s second-largest telco, is being pressured on all sides.

Right Timing

Right timing: Minor rebound could continue to build

SINGAPORE (Sept 22): Here are some charts this week for our technical analysis.

Singapore REIT sector climbs 18.6% on average year-to-date, outperforms STI

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): Singapore’s 31 real estate investment trusts (REITs) and six stapled trusts have averaged a total return of 18.6% in the year to date, according to Singapore Exchange (SGX).

From Bloomberg

From worst to best: Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang's fortunes turn around

(Aug 7): A recovery in demand for new bulk carriers has helped Singapore’s worst-performing stock in 2016 become its best this year.

Stocks To Watch

Stocks to watch: ISR Capital, Perennial, OKP, Roxy-Pacific, HLH, Genting HK

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Here are some stocks to watch this Tuesday morning: 

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