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Budget 2017: Singapore aims to boost economic growth, support weak sectors

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday announced measures to support companies and sectors grappling with cyclical downturns and industry shifts in a bid to boost growth and productivity amid global economic uncertainties.

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Wilmar posts 70% rise in 4Q earnings to $836 mil on stronger all-round performance

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Agribusiness group Wilmar International reported a 70% increase in 4Q16 earnings to US$589.5 million ($836 million) from a year ago, driven by stronger performance across all business segments and recognition of deferred tax assets of US$142.1 million for the group’s Indonesia

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Maxi-Cash’s FY16 earnings nearly triple to $11.3 mil on higher revenue

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Pawnbroker Maxi-Cash reported $11.3 million in earnings for the full year ended Dec 31 on higher revenue, nearly three times of the $3.8 million posted a year ago.  

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Temasek joins China’s Mobike as new strategic investor

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Mobike has received new strategic investment from state-owned investment holding firm Temasek, in addition to that of existing investor Hillhouse Capital, a China investment firm.

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Five trading representatives fined and suspended

SINGAPORE (Feb 20): The Disciplinary Committee of the Singapore Exchange has fined and suspended five trading representatives for breaches including manipulating shares in two different cases.

Budget 2017: Singapore aims to boost economic growth, support weak sectors
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday announced measures to support...
Wilmar posts 70% rise in 4Q earnings to $836 mil on stronger all-round performance
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Agribusiness group Wilmar International reported a 70% increase in 4Q16...
Maxi-Cash’s FY16 earnings nearly triple to $11.3 mil on higher revenue
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Pawnbroker Maxi-Cash reported $11.3 million in earnings for the full year ended...
Temasek joins China’s Mobike as new strategic investor
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Mobike has received new strategic investment from state-owned investment...
This week's portfolio addition Golden Energy and Resources up 3%
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR) is up 1.5 cents or 2.9% to 53.5 cents with 5 million shares traded. This week, the coal miner was added to the Singapore Market Portfolio as we think it will benefit from higher its coal...
Portfolio gains 1.5%, adds Golden Energy and Resources
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Concerns over bad loans appeared to weigh on the Straits Times Index this past week. The STI surged to a new high on Feb 13, but fell 39 points to close on Feb 14 at 3,072.47 points. It was up just 0.03% in the week to Feb 14....
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Portfolio up as markets continue to run, Old Chang Kee added
SINGAPORE (Feb 13): Equity markets continued their run over the past week, with the Straits Times Index hitting yet another 52-week high of 3,076.5 points on Feb 7. The STI gained 0.2% over the period of Feb 1 to 7, and is up 6.7% for the year. Over...
Portfolio up despite negative sentiment; fast-growing Japfa added
Equity markets are taking a breather after a run-up in the first three weeks of the year. The Straits Times Index gained 0.2% over the period of Jan 25 to 31. A travel ban imposed by US president Donald Trump on seven Muslim-majority countries...

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Budget 2017: Singapore aims to boost economic growth, support weak sectors
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on Monday announced measures to support...
Wilmar posts 70% rise in 4Q earnings to $836 mil on stronger all-round performance
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Agribusiness group Wilmar International reported a 70% increase in 4Q16...
Maxi-Cash’s FY16 earnings nearly triple to $11.3 mil on higher revenue
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Pawnbroker Maxi-Cash reported $11.3 million in earnings for the full year ended...
Temasek joins China’s Mobike as new strategic investor
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Mobike has received new strategic investment from state-owned investment...

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This week's portfolio addition Golden Energy and Resources up 3%
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Golden Energy and Resources (GEAR) is up 1.5 cents or 2.9% to 53.5 cents with 5 million shares traded. This week, the coal miner was added to the Singapore Market Portfolio as we think it will benefit from higher its coal...
Portfolio gains 1.5%, adds Golden Energy and Resources
SINGAPORE (Feb 20): Concerns over bad loans appeared to weigh on the Straits Times Index this past week. The STI surged to a new high on Feb 13, but fell 39 points to close on Feb 14 at 3,072.47 points. It was up just 0.03% in the week to Feb 14....
Old Chang Kee
Portfolio up as markets continue to run, Old Chang Kee added
SINGAPORE (Feb 13): Equity markets continued their run over the past week, with the Straits Times Index hitting yet another 52-week high of 3,076.5 points on Feb 7. The STI gained 0.2% over the period of Feb 1 to 7, and is up 6.7% for the year. Over...
Portfolio up despite negative sentiment; fast-growing Japfa added
Equity markets are taking a breather after a run-up in the first three weeks of the year. The Straits Times Index gained 0.2% over the period of Jan 25 to 31. A travel ban imposed by US president Donald Trump on seven Muslim-majority countries...
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