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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 […]

Time to introduce S-Chip investor protection measures: SIAS

The time is now ripe for Singapore to introduce strict measures that will protect the investments of retail investors in S-Chips, according to David Gerald, president and CEO of Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS). Mr Gerald’s comments came as S-Chips investors face another prospect of losing their investments after mainboard-listed China Milk Products Group is […]

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Asian Markets Mixed as US Fears Persist

Asian markets mixed as US fears persist Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday in the first day of region-wide trade after a long weekend, with bargain hunting weighed by another poor show on Wall Street and global economic fears. Tokyo gained 0.67 percent, or 62.60 points, to 9,442.95 while Shanghai rose 0.60 percent, or 16.28 […]

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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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