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Frasers Commercial Trust Q3 DPU flat at 2.4 Singapore cents as income dips 3%
Annabeth Leow - FRASERS Commercial Trust will pay out a distribution per unit (DPU) of 2.4 Singapore cents for the third quarter, flat on the year before, the manager said on Monday.
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More manpower support announced for growing aviation sector
Jaira Koh - WITH its “good growth momentum” even as some other sectors show weakening, aviation is an important hedge in Singapore’s diversified economy, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo.
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‘Raging’ fire breaks out in Ang Mo Kio flat, likely to be caused by PMD
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Asean the “real prize” for Singapore’s upcoming digital banks: Maybank Kim Eng
Vivien Shiao - THE “real prize” for Singapore’s upcoming five challenger digital banks is the Asean market, where half of the population is underbanked and incumbent banks are still catching up, according to a recent report by Maybank Kim Eng.
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Frasers Commercial Trust declares stable DPU of 2.40 cents for 3Q19
PC Lee - SINGAPORE (July 22): The manager of Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT) has announced a Distribution per Unit (DPU) of 2.40 cents for the 3Q19 ended ended June 30, unchanged from 3Q18. As at June 30, FCOT’s portfolio includes six commercial buildings located in Singapore, Australia and the United Kin ...
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Futures edge higher ahead of bumper earnings week
Rob Curran - U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Monday as investors geared up for a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from major companies including Facebook and Amazon on tap.
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Starbucks' China rival Luckin Coffee plans first foray overseas
Rob Curran - Starbucks' Chinese challenger, Luckin Coffee , plans to open coffee shops in the Middle East and India, in its first move overseas.
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Forise International announces expansion into blockchain consulting, director's resignation
Leila Lai - INVESTMENT holding company Forise International Limited on Monday announced that it is expanding its consulting business into the blockchain industry.
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Halliburton profit plunges 85per cent on impairment, severance charges
Navin Sregantan - Halliburton Co reported an 85.3per cent slump in quarterly profit on Monday, hurt by asset impairment and severance charge as the oilfield services provider continued to cut costs in the face of weak oil prices.
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ST Engineering, Surbana Jurong to team up on smart cities with A*Star
Annabeth Leow - TEMASEK-OWNED Surbana Jurong and mainboard-listed ST Engineering are tying up with government researchers to develop smart cities solutions, in twin deals disclosed on Monday.
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Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts
Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages.
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Mapletree Logistics Trust Q1 DPU edges up to 2.025 Singapore cents
Yunita Ong - ACCRETIVE acquisitions in the previous financial year and the completed redevelopment of a Chinese logistics park lifted results for Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) in its first quarter.
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Allied Tech expects Q1 net loss on declining profit margins
Leila Lai - CATALIST-LISTED Allied Technologies is expected to report a net loss for the three months ended March 31, the precision engineering firm said in a profit guidance issued on Monday.
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Asian markets sink as traders consider Fed rate cut
Navin Sregantan - Most Asian markets fell in early trade Monday on dimming hopes for a deep interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, but all the firms on a new tech-focused board in China rallied on its opening day.
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TODAY's evening briefing for Monday, July 22
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Mapletree Logistics Trust posts 3.5% rise in 1Q DPU to 2.025 cents despite enlarged base
Stanislaus Jude Chan - SINGAPORE (July 22): The manager of Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) has declared distribution per unit (DPU) of 2.025 cents for the 1Q19/20 ended June, some 3.5% higher than DPU of 1.957 cents a year ago. The higher DPU comes despite an enlarged unit base. The total number of issued units rose to 3 ...
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STI slips on Monday amid signs of smaller US rate cut
Lynette Tan - THE Singapore stock market started the week on the back foot with the Straits Times Index (STI) down 0.61 per cent, in response to signals of a smaller US interest rate cut later this month.
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India launches moon mission Chandrayaan-2
Jerome Lee - India launched a rocket into space on Monday to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power.
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SCDF ragging death: Trial starts for man accused of asking officer to push NSF Kok Yuen Chin into well
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iFast unit’s wealth advisory arm unveils mobile app for advisers, clients
Vivienne Tay - IFAST Global Markets (iGM), the wealth advisory arm of mainboard-listed iFast Corp’s Singapore unit iFast Financial, has launched a mobile app targeted at wealth advisers and clients.
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Report lapses in migrant worker dorms without fear of reprisals: Migrant Workers’ Centre
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Private bus driver who beat red light, killed elderly pedestrian gets 4 months’ jail
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Singapore job seekers expect 17% pay rise on average when they switch jobs: Survey
Vivienne Tay - JOB seekers in Singapore are looking to get a 17 per cent bump in pay when they switch jobs, after averaging across industries and levels, said a report by RGF International Recruitment.
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Have investors found a keeper in Keppel?
PC Lee - SINGAPORE (July 22): Keppel Corporation, the conglomerate with four core businesses comprising property, offshore & marine, infrastructure and investments, reported a 39% decline in 2Q19 earnings to $356 million from a year ago. This also brings 1H19 earnings to $356 million, down 39% from last ...
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Youth crashed into girl, 3, while riding e-scooter near Eastpoint Mall
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Malaysia says meeting 2020 fiscal deficit target of 3% will be challenging
Jerome Lee - Malaysia will find it challenging to meet its 3 per cent fiscal deficit target for next year due to uncertainties around the US-China trade war, the finance minister told Reuters in an interview on Monday (Jul 22).
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Dutch firm Philips tops quarterly sales estimates as growth picks up
Jerome Lee - Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6per cent rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, to 4.67 billion euros (US$5.24 billion).
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Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again
Jerome Lee - Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown of the biggest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast.
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Can Keppel DC REIT deliver the acquisitions needed to keep premium valuations?
Samantha Chiew - SINGAPORE (July 22): Keppel DC REIT, the first pure-play data centre REIT listed in Asia, has seen its shares climb some 28% so far this year on the back of the global boom in data centres. The REIT is now trading near an all-time high, nearly double of its IPO price of 93 cents per unit in Decembe ...
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Emas Offshore applies for judicial management after failed rescue deals
Fiona Lam - AILING offshore services provider Emas Offshore has applied to be placed judicial management, it said in a bourse filing on Monday afternoon.
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Circuit breakers trip, shares soar as China's Nasdaq-style bourse debuts
Jerome Lee - Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520per cent, as China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride.
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Asia Digest: BYKidO closes pre-seed round; Malaysia’s GoGet receives grant
Sarah Yuniarni - GoGet, a community platform for part-time workers, has received $24,300 in a grant. The post Asia Digest: BYKidO closes pre-seed round; Malaysia’s GoGet receives grant appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Fintech startup soCash raises $8.17m in Series B funding round
Staff Reporter - Submitted By:  Staff Reporter Case Study:  No The funds will be used to expand into Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. soCash, a fintech startup which allows bank customers to perform banking services at shops by its mobile app, raised $8.17m in its series B funding round led by GLORY LT ...
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Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon at 3,358.75, down 0.57% on day
Vivienne Tay - SINGAPORE stocks edged down as trading resumed on Monday afternoon, with the Straits Times Index slipping 0.57 per cent or 19.21 points to 3,358.75 as at 1.05pm, tracking declines in other Asia markets as hopes over a Fed rate cut ebbed away. 
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Joanna Yu and mystery witness scheduled to testify this week
The Edge Malaysia - (July 22): Former AmBank Bhd relationship liaison manager Joanna Yu and a mystery witness are scheduled to testify at the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Monday, a prospect anticipated by many given that the former managed and oversaw Najib’s bank accounts as well as those of SRC International ...
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Philips second-quarter sales growth beats expectations
Sharanya Pillai - Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6per cent rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, to 4.67 billion euros (US$5.24 billion).






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