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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 […]

VMware’s Cloud Infrastructure Suite Launched

Authorised VMware Consultant, Blue Chip, has welcomed the launch last week of VMware’s ‘Cloud Infrastructure Suite’, and anticipated VMware vSphere® 5, with its 200 new and enhanced capabilities. Expected to be available from Q3 2011, the Cloud Infrastructure Suite is designed to help organisations build ‘intelligent virtual infrastructures, which infuse highly virtualised environments with the […]

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SGX proposes new algorithm for equilibrium prices

Singapore Exchange said on Friday it is proposing a new algorithm to calculate the way trading orders are matched during opening and closing periods and during adjustment phases. The exchange said its proposed algorithm will compute a price that is a better reflection of the market as it will allow for an improved calculation of […]

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Share delisting trend seen to continue on SGX

Recent share delistings, especially among property counters on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), have raised the interest of small shareholders. This is because delisting bids can come with attractive exit offers as high as a 20 per cent premium to the stock’s last traded price, according to Liu Jinshu, SIAS Research investment analyst. Analysts expect the […]

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No decision made about change in Tiger Airways shareholding: SIA

Singapore Airlines (SIA) said no decision has been made about a change in its shareholding in budget carrier Tiger Airways. SIA was responding to queries by Channel NewsAsia, amid market speculation that SIA might raise its stake in Tiger. In Wednesday’s trade, shares of Tiger Airways rose 13.5 per cent to close at S$1.135, with […]

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Singapore Exchange Prepares for Growth by Selecting TNS for Co-Location Services

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is preparing for anticipated growth by offering co-location services to their customers with the support of Transaction Network Services TNS-1.54% . TNS has been identified as an approved Network Service Provider for firms seeking to access the SGX co-location centre. Customers choosing TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet will benefit from the ability […]

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Share delisting trend seen to continue on SGX

Recent share delistings, especially among property counters on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), have raised the interest of small shareholders. This is because delisting bids can come with attractive exit offers as high as a 20 per cent premium to the stock’s last traded price, according to Liu Jinshu, SIAS Research investment analyst. Analysts expect the […]

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Ascendas REIT to develop Unilever Four Acres Singapore

Ascendas REIT said it will be developing a centre for Unilever Asia at an estimated development cost of S$32.3 million. This is excluding the S$26.4 million premium for the underlying land located at Nepal Park. In a filing with the Singapore Exchange (SGX), A-REIT said the property – called Unilever Four Acres Singapore – will […]

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SGX offers corporate solutions to listed firms

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has partnered with NASDAQ OMX, the world’s largest exchange, to provide a platform of corporate solutions to locally listed companies. Called Corporate Solutions, the software – which helps to enhance corporate activities of firms – is available to all SGX-listed companies. The price will depend on the number of services subscribed […]

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SGX Appoints Dale Ginn as President and CEO

Hugh Wynne, Executive Chairman of SGX Resources Inc. (TSX-V: SXR) (“SXG” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Dale Ginn President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ginn is a Professional Geologist who brings over 25 years of mine and exploration geology, mine management, and executive experience in precious […]

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The Capital Group Offloaded Tiger Airways Shares

The Capital Group Companies Inc has offloaded about 7 million shares of Tiger Airways to cut its ownership from 5.93% to 4.7%. The Capital Group disposed the shares through a series of transactions in the period of July 5 to July 12, 2011. Tiger Airways shares closed lower by 0.5% Friday to S$1.005. At that […]

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Singapore Stocks-May fall on US budget stalemate; SMRT in focus

Singapore shares were likely to fall on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street overnight amid concerns over a stalemate on the U.S. budget and fears that euro zone debt woes could spread to Italy. Singapore public transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT may be in focus after both companies said they had submitted applications to […]

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Singapore Stocks-Down at midday in choppy trade; 3,000 support seen

Singapore shares slipped 0.2 percent by the midday on Thursday in choppy trade, as Moody’s warning that it may downgrade its credit rating for the U.S. spurred fund outflows from Asian equities into safe-haven assets. By the midday break, the Straits Times Index (STI) was down 7.15 points at 3,081.27. The total value of shares […]

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