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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 […]

SGX’s June securities turnover up 8%; derivatives 17% up y/y

SGX’s June securities turnover up 8%; derivatives 17% up y/y Singapore Exchange (SGX) (SGXL.SI), Asia’s second-largest listed bourse operator, said on Tuesday securities turnover increased 8% and derivatives volume rose 17% in June from a year earlier. Last month, securities turnover was $28.1 billion with a daily average value of $1.3 billion. Derivatives volume was […]

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Singapore stocks likely rise on US; Tiger Airways, Keppel in focus

Singapore shares are likely to open higher on Monday after US markets posted their best week in two years on easing debt and economic fears. Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index rose 0.6% on Friday to 3,139.01 points. Here are stocks and factors to watch: Shares of budget carrier Tiger Airways (TAHL.SI) may be in focus […]

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Keppel says Mermaid Maritime unit uses option for US$184m rig

Keppel says Mermaid Maritime unit uses option for US$184m rig Keppel Corp (KPLM.SI), the world’s largest oil rig builders, said on Sunday a unit of Singapore-listed Mermaid Maritime (MMPC.SI) has exercised the first of two options to build a jackup rig worth US$184 million ($226 million). The latest deal took the total new orders of […]

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SGX to scrap trading lunch break from Aug 1 (All-Day Stock Trading)

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will begin all-day stock trading from 1 August, dropping its usual 90-minute lunch break. The SGX said all-day trade will help investors respond better to regional market movements and news flow. But some market participants remain sceptical about the move and have called it a “radical change”. It was a move […]

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Dot Commodity joins SGX as trading member

Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Wednesday welcomed Dot Commodity, one of Japan’s top commodity futures broker by volume, to its derivatives market as a trading member. SGX is the first exchange outside of Japan that Dot Commodity has joined. Dot Commodity’s president, Jin Funada, said the firm wants to expand its product offerings and looks forward […]

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Good branding, good sales

A strong corporate brand can boost sales and lead to higher revenue growth. That is according to a recent study which showed that about 80 per cent of companies with a branding campaign achieve consistently higher incomes, compared to firms that don’t have a branding strategy. The study by consulting firm StrategiCom surveyed the branding […]

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SGX-listed firms to get sustainability guide

In a bid to boost transparency and stay ahead, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched a sustainability guide for its listed companies. This guide outlines best practices for companies with regard to sustainability reporting. In 1992, there were only 26 sustainability reports world wide, compared to the more than 5,000 today. While sustainability reporting within […]

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Global Logistic Properties (GLP) to partner Unicharm

SINGAPORE : Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has signed a strategic partnership framework agreement with Unicharm, a Japan-based leading manufacturer.  The agreement outlines a strategic partnership in the development of logistics facilities for manufacturing bases of Unicharm in China.  It starts with a Build-to-Suit (BTS) development agreement with Unicharm and Tianjin Xiqing Economic Development Area (XEDA), to develop […]

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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 rule revisions are as follows:- […]

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SGX introducing new templates for new product disclosures

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is introducing a new set of templates for new product disclosures to enhance the readability of term sheets for warrants, debentures and funds. SGX said a consistent presentation of product features and risks will help investors have a clear and efficient comparison of competing products in the market. As such, it […]

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SGX strengthens risk management team with new appointments

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has strengthened its Risk Management and Regulatory team with new appointments. Mr Richard Teng has been appointed as Head of Regulation. He’s responsible for overseeing Issuer Regulation, Catalist Regulation, Member Supervision, Market Surveillance and Enforcement. Mr Teng will closely support Ms Yeo Lian Sim, the Chief Regulatory officer, to fulfil and uphold […]

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JPMorgan to settle securities fraud charges

A JPMorgan Chase affiliate will pay $153.6 million to settle charges it misled investors in a mortgage securities deal as the housing market bubble was collapsing, regulators said Tuesday. The Securities and Exchange Commission said that JP Morgan Securities, one of the Wall Street bank’s broker-dealer affiliates, has agreed to repay fully the harmed investors. […]

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