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Singapore shares up 0.7% on Friday, flat on the week

7 Dec 2019 - The Business Times
THERE was a sense of measured optimism in regional markets on Friday, after slight gains on Wall Street and no major developments on the trade front. Asian markets were propped up by reports China has offered to waive tariffs on some imports of US soybean and pork, and US factory orders... To continue ...
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The magnificent seven that beat red hot S-Reits in 2019

7 Dec 2019 - The Business Times
Singapore SEVEN popular Singapore-listed technology companies beat the top S-Reit performer in returns this year, the bourse operator noted this week. These companies - which ranked among the 50 heaviest-traded stocks - generated total returns of more than 60 per cent in the 11... To continue reading ...
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Close to 1,500 e-tailers join Asian E-tailing Summit

6 Dec 2019 - ACN Newswire
The third Asian E-tailing Summit, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday with close to 1,500 e-tailers and business professionals from related sectors in attendance. The event brought together myriad business leaders, offering a one-stop platform for participants ...
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Singapore shares jump 0.7% on Friday, flat on the week

6 Dec 2019 - The Business Times
THERE was a sense of measured optimism in regional markets on Friday, after slight gains on Wall Street and no major developments on the trade front. Asian markets were propped up by reports China has offered to waive tariffs on some imports of US soybean and pork, and US factory orders rebounding in ...
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Xinyi Glass Garners "Enterprise Award" at "DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2019"

6 Dec 2019 - ACN Newswire
Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited ("Xinyi Glass" or the "Group") (stock code: 00868.hk), a leading integrated automobile glass, energy-saving architectural glass and high-quality float glass manufacturer, was the winner of this year's "Enterprise Award" at the "DHL/SCMP Hong Kong Business Awards 2019". Xinyi ...
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Sasseur REIT to join FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Emerging Index from Dec 23

6 Dec 2019 - The Edge Markets
SINGAPORE (Dec 6): Sasseur Real Estate Investment Trust (Sasseur REIT) is set to join the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Emerging Index from Dec 23. The index, a collaboration between FTSE Russell, the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts ...
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Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon up 0.07%

6 Dec 2019 - The Business Times
SINGAPORE shares resumed trading in positive territory on Friday afternoon, with the benchmark Straits Times Index eking out a 0.07 per cent, or 2.08 points gain to 3,176.27 as at 1.01pm. Decliners outnumbered advancers 140 to 132, after about 465 million shares worth S$424.1 million changed hands. ...
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Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust to buy two Japan office properties for $483m

6 Dec 2019 - Singapore Business Review
It seeks to diversify away from the damaged Festival Walk in Hong Kong. Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) has agreed to buy 98.47% interest in two freehold, multi-tenanted office properties in Japan, from its sponsor Mapletree Investments (MIPL), for $482.5m (about JPY37.9b), according to ...
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More REIT mergers lie ahead as growth prospects dry up

6 Dec 2019 - Singapore Business Review
Frasers is one of the recent casualties after the merger of its logistics and commercial trusts. The consolidation amongst real estate investment trusts (REITs), especially between firms with the same sponsor, are expected to continue given a limited potential for organic growth and the benefits in having ...
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Over more than a quarter of employees plan to jump ship by 2020

6 Dec 2019 - Singapore Business Review
68% of younger employees are open to finding new roles next year. More than a quarter, or 27% of employees in Singapore are planning to look for a new job in 2020, said a survey conducted by recruitment consultancy Robert Half. The report also revealed that whilst six in ten (61%) don’t have plans of ...