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CEO of leading AI startup SenseTime says valuation has passed US$7.5 billion

(Sept 6): SenseTime Group’s valuation surpassed US$7.5 billion this year after securing investment from backers like SoftBank Group, yet the world’s largest AI startup said it’s in no hurry to go p


Ascott Raffles Place divestment in line with market & legal practices, maintains REIT manager

SINGAPORE (Jan 22): The manager of Ascott Residence Trust (Ascott REIT) has filed a clarification letter to the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in response to a

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Will Serial System's HK spinoff give it the valuation it seeks?

SINGAPORE (June 22): Electronic parts distributor Serial System is set to spin off its Hong Kong subsidiary, Serial Microelectronics (HK), in a listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. 

China Sunsine — Price up 20.8% since we bought two weeks ago and we bought more

SINGAPORE (Feb 5): China Sunsine Chemical Holdings has been one of our portfolio’s top-performing stocks, gaining 20.8% since we bought it just two weeks ago, thanks in part to a growing number of


Xiaomi seeks valuation of at least US$50 bil in IPO

HONG KONG (Dec 5): Xiaomi Corp., the Chinese smartphone maker that was once the most valuable startup in the world, is in talks with investment banks about a possible initial public offering and se

Sabana REIT dismisses relevance of unitholder’s claim, will convene EGM ‘as soon as practicable’

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): The manager of Sabana Shari’ah Compliant Industrial REIT (Sabana REIT) is disputing the claims of Jerry Low Chin Yee, a unitholder who, among other accusations, is challenging t

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Starhill Global’s FY17 distributions to be impacted negatively

SINGAPORE (Feb 2): CIMB Research is reiterating its “hold” call on Starhill Global REIT while lowering its target price to 72 cents from 76 cents after the release of the REIT’s 2Q17 results, on ex

Google steals Apple’s No. 1 spot as world’s most valuable brand

SINGAPORE (Feb 2): Apple Inc. is no longer the most valuable brand in the world, according to the latest edition of the Brand Finance Global 500 report.

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10 stock picks to guide you through a lacklustre 1H17

SINGAPORE (Nov 28): With the Singapore market being dragged down this year by events such as Brexit and the US presidential elections, OCBC Investment Research expects the lacklustre sentiment to c

Swiber subsidiary to sell vessel for US$10.25 mil to repay DBS

SINGAPORE (Nov 22): Swiber Atlantis, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swiber Holdings, has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the sale of its vessel known as Sea Horizon to WAG SPV I, LLC for U

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