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ETF Turnover Up 85% On-Year in Last Five Months

ETF turnover up 85% on-year in last five months Turnover for exchange traded funds (ETFs) grew 85 per cent on-year in the last five months, according to the Singapore Exchange (SGX). And most recently, ETFs have accounted for 10 to 15 per cent of overall trading volume on the exchange – reaching 92 million units […]

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APB acquires Solomon Breweries

APB acquires Solomon Breweries SGX-listed Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) said it has completed the acquisition of a 97.69 per cent stake in Solomon Breweries for S$21.5 million. The firm said the deal is a strategic fit to APB’s expansion in the South Pacific sector as it taps on Solomon Breweries’ good track record of market […]

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SGX Will Re-Tool Corporate Governance

SGX will re-tool corporate governance Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) is consulting the public on amendments to the listing rules to enhance shareholder engagement, encourage participation at general meetings and increase disclosure of voting outcomes. SGX is of the view that communication and engagement of shareholders by listed companies are important components of good governance. The proposed […]

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SGX Should Space Out Introduction of New Rules, Say Observers

SGX should space out introduction of new rules, say observers The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has announced a slew of plans this week to improve trading processes, liquidity and transparency on the exchange. Some analysts see these as incremental changes to make the exchange more competitive in the long run. But observers said that SGX should […]

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Move to improve SGX market transparency

Move to improve SGX market transparency THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched a public consultation on proposed tweaks to the pre-opening and pre-closing routines of the securities market. SGX said yesterday that the changes would improve market transparency. It is first proposing to publish the indicative equilibrium price (IEP) in real time throughout the pre-open […]

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Sembcorp profit flat

SINGAPORE, May 11 (Reuters) – Sembcorp Industries , a Singapore conglomerate, said on Wednesday first quarter net profit rose 0.7 percent from the year-ago period as marginal gains in its utilities and marine businesses were offset by lower profits from industrial parks. It earned S$159.9 million ($129.8 million) in the three months ended March 31, […]

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SGX bids to boost market transparency

SGX bids to boost market transparency Singapore Exchange (“SGX”) is consulting the public on two proposed improvements to the pre-opening and pre-closing routines of the securities market. The proposals will enhance the price discovery process and strengthen market transparency. Together with other initiatives including a reduction in the minimum bid size of securities from 4 […]

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REPLY TO QUERIES REGARDING TRADING ACTIVITY

REPLY TO QUERIES REGARDING TRADING ACTIVITY The Board of Directors of Ramba Energy Limited (“the Company”) would like to respond to the following queries raised by the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) dated 1 June 2011 (“SGX Query”) as follows: SGX Query 1: Question 1: Are your aware of any information not previously announced […]

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SGX seeks feedback on amendments to listing rules

SINGAPORE : The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is seeking public feedback on amendments to listing rules which aim at enhancing shareholder participation at general meetings. Among the proposed amendments include making the holding of general meetings by all primary-listed companies mandatory. This includes companies based outside of Singapore, unless they are prohibited to hold general meetings […]

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GLP facilities in japan to be fully operational in June

SINGAPORE : Global Logistic Properties (GLP) said its Japanese operations are back on, after being hit by the Japanese earthquake in March. It said its warehouse in Sendai, the epicentre of the earthquake, should be up and running by end of June.  GLP said there will be high demand for modern logistic facilities once Japan […]

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Singapore Exchange to offer trading in more metals contracts

Singapore Exchange to offer trading in more metals contracts Singapore Exchange SGXl.SI said on Thursday it is planning to add another three contracts to the set of metal products it offers in partnership with the London Metal Exchange (LME). The bourse has already been offering mini-contracts in copper, aluminium and zinc futures in conjunction with […]

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Singapore Stocks-Cautious start seen; property stocks in focus

Singapore Stocks-Cautious start seen; property stocks in focus Singapore shares are likely tomake a cautious start on Wednesday as firmer commodity pricesare offset by worries over the U.S. economic outlook and eurozone debt concerns.Property stocks such as City Developments may bein focus on news that foreigners bought more homes in the firstquarter of 2011, a […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.17520 1.17540 2
GBPUSD 1.28730 1.28760 3
USDCAD 1.25710 1.25740 3
USDJPY 109.290 109.310 2
USDCHF 0.96480 0.96510 3
AUDUSD 0.79310 0.79340 3
NZDUSD 0.73150 0.73200 5
EURGBP 0.91270 0.91300 3
EURCHF 1.13400 1.13430 3
EURJPY 128.440 128.470 3
AUDJPY 86.680 86.730 5
GBPJPY 140.680 140.740 6
XAUUSD 1287.55 1287.95 40
XAGUSD 17.026 17.038 1.2