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What does Kwek Leng Peck's resignation mean for CDL's share price?

CITY Developments (CDL) has lost about 8 per cent of its market value since revealing last week that there were bitter divisions within its board in relation to its investment in Chinese real estate firm Sincere Property Group (SPG) and its management of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&...

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Trump has been good for stocks, but investors should still root for a Biden win

DONALD Trump's presidency is widely preceived as a disaster for the US and the world. He has sowed confusion, hatred and mistrust, and has failed to demonstrate any real leadership.

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If SIA needs more cash, it should tap travellers instead of investors

FORGET the three-hour lunches aboard an A380 aeroplane, and the 30-minute flight simulator experience.

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Time for independent directors to redefine themselves by standing up for investors

ONE of the first questions I ask myself when trying to determine if shares in a company are worth owning is: Whose company is this?

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Singtel should take a leaf from Keppel's book when it comes to investor communications

WHEN I heard last week that Singtel was appointing a new CEO, my first thought was that it could be time to buy the stock.

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Wariness among Reit managers, trustees as contentious merger proposals move forward

THIS past week, there were at least three corporate announcements that would have piqued the interest of investors following the spate of real estate investment trust (Reit) mergers in the local market.

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Is diversity of directors or their independence the bigger issue in corporate boardrooms?

WHEN it rains, it pours. The topic of board diversity made headlines in Singapore this past week, not once, but twice.

STOCKS

STI ends mostly unchanged; SGX shares jump 5%

SINGAPORE stocks ended Friday broadly unchanged, amid a mixed performance across the region.

STI ends Friday barely changed at 2,497.71, shares in SGX up more than 5 per cent

SINGAPORE stocks ended Friday broadly unchanged, amid a mixed performance across the region.

STOCKS

Singapore shares end lower following Fed disappointment

FINANCIAL markets around the world recoiled after the US Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates low, but failed to come up with further stimulus measures.

STI slips 4.37 points to close at 2,500.78 on Thursday following Fed disappointment

FINANCIAL markets around the world recoiled after the US Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates low but failed to come up with further stimulus measures.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Temasek's enhanced stake may fortify minority shareholders' faith in Sembmarine

IT IS hard not to feel pity for shareholders of Sembcorp Marine (Sembmarine).

STOCKS

STI climbs 0.78% to 2,505.15 ahead of US Fed policy meeting

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on Wednesday, ahead of the Fed policy meeting. The Straits Times Index finished 19.32 points or 0.78 per cent higher at 2,505.15. This was close to its intra-day high of 2,508.16.

Singapore stocks end Wednesday higher, STI climbs 0.78 per cent to 2,505.15

SINGAPORE stocks ended higher on Wednesday, ahead of the US Fed policy meeting and amid optimistic rhetoric about coronavirus vaccines.

STOCKS

STI inches up ahead of Fed policy meeting

LOCAL market sentiment was somewhat more positive on Tuesday after US stocks had a firm overnight close.

STI ends Tuesday almost unchanged ahead of Fed policy meeting

LOCAL market sentiment was somewhat more positive on Tuesday, after US stocks had a firm overnight close.

STOCKS

Singapore stocks start week on softer note

SINGAPORE stocks ended Monday on a broadly weaker note, after waves of late afternoon selling.

Singapore stocks begin week on softer note

SINGAPORE stocks ended Monday on a broadly weaker note, amid waves of late afternoon selling.

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How Temasek unlocked value at Sembcorp

WHEN Temasek Holdings reports its annual performance, it isn't its total return or the views of its top executives about the global economy that I find most interesting.

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CMT, CCT push ahead with union amid closer regulatory scrutiny of intra-group mergers

CAPITALAND Mall Trust (CMT) and CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) are quickly pushing ahead with their merger plans.

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Should Sabana Reit minorities ask board, senior personnel to resign if merger does not succeed?

VARIOUS parties involved in the proposed merger of ESR-Reit and Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) issued statements over the past week that clearly marked out their positions.

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Should MAS, SGX RegCo weigh in on Sabana-ESR merger?

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) could be on the verge of getting drawn into the controversial proposed merger of Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) and ESR-Reit, whose managers are both...

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Singtel's sagging stock isn't an opportunity for investors but a sign of increasing risks

SINGAPORE Telecommunications (Singtel) could be the cheapest blue chip stock in the local market that nobody wants to own. And, it may remain that way until the company fortifies its balance sheet and makes fundamental changes to the way it is run.

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Temasek is right to abandon Keppel for deal with Sembcorp

THERE was a hint of sour grapes in Keppel Corp's response to news this past week that Temasek Holdings had decided to back out of its partial offer for the company by invoking a "material adverse change" (MAC) pre-condition.

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Minority investor protest in ESR-Sabana Reit deal highlights need to focus on more than DPU

THE minority unitholders of Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (Sabana Reit) who are resisting the proposed merger with ESR-Reit have valid grievances.