As global markets move towards a recovery, SGX reports 23% month-on drop in securities market

SGX market activity down 23% from June, but 5% higher than a year ago as markets move towards a recovery.

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No panic...but manic trading

As we have said before, we do see light at the end of the tunnel, but we would be remiss not to caution against being swept up by the current hysteria.

Singapore economy

A US$41 billion flash crash in Singapore gives traders a fright

SINGAPORE (Jan 25): What was shaping up to be a ho-hum market open in Singapore suddenly became the most dramatic session in years, with a haphazard spree of sell orders causing a US$41 billion ($55.8 billion) crash in the city’s biggest stock.


Chew's Group swings into 1H losses after disposal of subsidiaries

SINGAPORE (May 7): Chew’s Group reversed into losses of $0.1 million for 1H18 comapred with earnings of $1.7 million in 1H17.

iFAST trading platform offers limited-time $10 flat fee to local investors

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): iFAST Corp’s, is offering a $10 flat fee to all investors trading SGX-listed stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on its platform, from Monday till May 31.


Sasseur REIT says public tranche over 3.7 times subscribed

SINGAPORE (Mar 28): The manager of Sasseur REIT says the public tranche of its initial public offering (IPO) was over 3.7 times subscribed.

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SGX shares opens near 7% lower on Nifty futures exit news

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Shares in Singapore Exchange (SGX) opened at $7.40 -- nearly 7% lower than its Friday closing price of $7.89 -- following news that the Indian stock exchanges are intending to restrict the usage of Indian indices and market data by

Singapore Exchange seeks to defuse tensions over National Stock Exchange of India in futures dispute

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Singapore Exchange extended an olive branch to its counterpart in India as it sought to defuse escalating tensions that threaten to kill an 18-year licensing partnership.


3 reasons why US firms are taking longer to go public

SINGAPORE (Jan 9): It was an encouraging 2017 for the S&P 500, booking a full year of monthly total gains for the first time ever. But the elephant in the room still remains about the shrinking pool US companies going public.


World's biggest pension fund says AI will replace asset managers

TOKYO (Dec 15): Hiromichi Mizuno was named chief investment officer of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s biggest manager of retirement savings, in 2014. He has since led a push to increase equity holdings and advocated for incor