ComfortDelGro to halve taxi rents for June

COMFORTDELGRO Taxi will halve taxi rents for June as Singapore starts Phase One of its reopening plan.

CapitaLand bags loan linked to sustainable practices from UOB

CAPITALAND has obtained a four-year S$500 million sustainability-linked loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB), the group said in a regulatory update on Thursday.

MAS to create 'fairness metrics' for AI and analytics adoption in financial services

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be developing "fairness metrics" in credit-risk scoring and customer marketing under the first phase of its "Veritas" initiative.

Cybersecurity firm Sygnia opens Asia-Pacific HQ in Singapore

TEMASEK-OWNED cyber technology and services firm Sygnia on Thursday opened its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore.

MAS to create 'fairness metrics' for AI, analytics adoption in financial services

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will be developing "fairness metrics" in credit risk scoring and customer marketing as part of the first phase of its Veritas initiative.

ComfortDelGro to halve taxi rents for June

COMFORTDELGRO Taxi will halve taxi rents for June as Singapore starts phase one of its reopening plan.

Singapore shares dip at Thursday's open; STI down 0.2%

SINGAPORE stocks opened weaker on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) down 0.2 per cent or 4.09 points to 2,515.39 as at 9.04am.

CapitaLand gets S$500m sustainability-linked loan; Ascott to redesign serviced residences

CAPITALAND has obtained a four-year S$500 million sustainability-linked loan from United Overseas Bank (UOB), the group said in a regulatory update on Thursday.

Singapore firms to pay 5% less dividends this year: IHS Markit

SINGAPORE companies are expected to deliver US$14.2 billion in dividends in 2020, down 5 per cent from US$14.8 billion a year ago.

NUS raises S$300m in its first green bond issuance

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has raised S$300 million through its first green bond issuance, making it the first university in Asia to issue a green bond.

NUS raises S$300m in its first green bond issuance

THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has raised S$300 million through its first green bond issuance, making it the first university in Asia to issue a green bond.

S'pore companies to deliver US$14.2b in dividends for 2020, down 4.5% y-o-y: IHS

SINGAPORE companies are expected to deliver US$14.2 billion in dividends in 2020, down 4.5 per cent from US$14.8 billion a year ago.

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

Singapore's headline inflation turns negative in April

LOWER oil prices, the softening labour market and deteriorating consumer demand are likely to keep a cap on domestic prices, said economists following official inflation data released on Tuesday.

Singapore headline inflation turns negative in April due to larger decline in private transport cost

HEADLINE inflation in Singapore turned negative in April while core inflation fell for the third straight month, amid steeper declines in the costs of services, retail and other goods, as well as public transport cost, according to official data released on Tuesday.

GSH proposes to repurchase up to S$20m of notes due 2020

GSH Corporation on Tuesday proposed to repurchase up to S$20 million of its S$70 million notes due 2020 in cash at par, together with applicable accrued interest.

Stocks to watch: ComfortDelGro, Koufu, DBS, Lian Beng, SLB, Geo Energy

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Tuesday:

New Q1 sales in Singapore life insurance sector grows 10%

NEW business in Singapore's life insurance industry, in terms of total weighted premiums, grew 10 per cent to S$965.8 million for the first quarter from January to March 2020, from S$877.8 million a year ago.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

LMIRT extends Indonesia retail closures to June 4, reopens Kendari mall

LIPPO Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT) will be extending the temporary closure of its affected malls and retail spaces in Indonesia until June 4, the manager said on Friday.

Hotel Properties prices S$170m five-year notes at 3.8%

HOTEL Properties Limited (HPL) has closed the order book for S$170 million of five-year notes, recording S$200 million from over 30 accounts, joint lead manager and bookrunner DBS said on Friday.

Singapore life insurance sector sees 10% rise in new sales for Q1

SINGAPORE'S life insurance industry saw new business, in terms of total weighted premiums, grow 10 per cent to S$965.8 million for the first quarter from January to March 2020, from S$877.8 million a year ago. 

Stocks to watch: DBS, OCBC, UOB, CapitaLand, Keppel DC Reit, SPH, First Resources

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Friday:

LMIRT extends Indonesia retail closures to June 4, reopens Kendari mall

LIPPO Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIRT) will be extending the temporary closure of affected malls and retail spaces in Indonesia until June 4, the manager said on Friday.

ComfortDelGro trials plastic shield in 400 taxis to protect cabbies

TO minimise contact between cabbies and their passengers and reduce the spread of Covid-19, ComfortDelGro Corporation is installing plastic shields in 400 of its taxis.

Hongkong Land to issue US$600m 10-year notes due in 2030

HONGKONG Land Holdings' subsidiary The Hongkong Land Company has priced US$600 million of senior unsecured notes due in 2030, to be issued at a coupon of 2.875 per cent, payable on a semi-annual basis.

ComfortDelGro trials plastic shield in 400 taxis to protect cabbies

TO minimise contact between cabbies and their passengers and reduce the spread of Covid-19, ComfortDelGro Corporation is installing plastic shields in 400 of its taxis.