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Singapore Saving Bonds VS Fixed Deposit

1. Fixed deposits is guaranteed by the bank where your fixed deposit is put in. All bank deposits are further insured under Singapore deposit insurance scheme up to 50,000. Singapore saving bonds are issued and guaranteed by the government of the Republic of Singapore. A government bond has traditionally been viewed as risk free until […]

How long would it take before you can make a stable income from trading?

How long is a piece of string? The best answer anyone can come up with is somewhere between 6 months and never – which isn’t very helpful! Therefore, what this FAQ will aim to do is to outline practical steps that you can take that will help you to get from wherever you are now […]

New Exciting Overseas Education Limited IPO: Apply or not?

Overseas Education (OEL) has launched its initial public offering (IPO) to raise $56.1 million. The 125 million shares to be issued, comprising of 3.75 million shares for the public and 121.25 million placement shares, are priced at 48 cents each. The issue price is 6.6 times Overseas Education’s earnings per share of 7.3 cents for […]

Singapore 2012 biggest IPO: Far East Hospitality Trust

RIDING on the hospitality sector’s robust growth, Far East Organization is set to offer investors a bite off its assets via the group’s first hospitality trust listing – Far East Hospitality Trust (Far East H-Trust). The listing of the hospitality stapled group, which comprises both Far East H-Reit and Far East H-BT, is expected to […]

Unilever’s Bright Q2

Unilever delivered robust earnings of $1.09 per share in the second quarter of 2011, moving up by 10% from the year-ago period. It also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 36 cents by 11.11%. Profits went up based on improved underlying profit and disposals, with lower interest and pension costs also contributed to the higher […]

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Singapore Stocks: Hyflux, Noble, Venture Corp., Tiger Airways

Singapore’s Straits Times Index (FSSTI) sank 3.4 percent to 3,001.05 as of 12:19 p.m. local time, having fallen as much as 3.6 percent earlier, the most since March 2009. All stocks in the index of 30 companies dropped. The measure is poised for a 5.8 percent slump this week, the biggest weekly drop since February […]

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Asia markets plunge amid recession fears

Asian stock markets plummeted on Friday following carnage in the US and European markets over fears the world was heading towards another financial crisis.Already-fragile investor confidence was hammered by more weak US economic data and a warning from the head of the European Commission that the eurozone debt crisis had likely spread to other economies.”It’s […]

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SGX Securities Market Starts All-day Trading

Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) securities market successfully began trading continuously all day. Turnover from 12.30pm to 2.00pm was $110 million, contributing to 6.4% of today’s trading. All-day trading allows investors to respond more easily to regional market movements and news flows as Singapore’s securities market hours now overlap more with those of other Asian exchanges, including […]

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SGX warns about near-term market outlook

The Singapore Exchange has warned that market activity in the near term could be affected by concerns over the global economy. It reported on Tuesday that its net profit was little changed in the fourth quarter from a year earlier at S$79.5 million, although it did take a hit from the failed merger with the […]

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Yanlord Land sells 58.4% of units in Chinese residential project

SGX-listed Yanlord Land Group announced on Monday that it has sold 58.4 per cent, or 181 out of its 310 apartment units, at its inaugural launch of Yanlord Riverside Gardens in Tianjin, China. Yanlord Riverside Gardens is the group’s second international community development in Tianjin and contracted a total of 572 million yuan in pre-sales. […]

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SGX posts 7.9% fall in full year profits

Singapore Exchange Limited on Monday posted a 7.9 per cent decline in fiscal 2011 profits from S$320.1 million in 2011 to S$294.9 million on higher expenses. Revenue rose 3.3 per cent from S$639.7 million the previous year to S$660.7 million. The group registered a 6 per cent increase in securities daily trading value to $1.6 […]

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SembMarine’s Q2 net profit down 15%

Sembcorp Marine, the world’s second largest rig builder, posted a worse-than-expected 15 per cent fall in second quarter net profit, despite stronger margins. The company, a unit of waste-processor to infrastructure conglomerate Sembcorp Industry, reported a net profit of S$149.7 million (US$124.4 million) for the three months ended June 30, compared to S$176.1 million a […]

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