Singapore Joins Dual-Class Shares Club, Wooing Tech IPOs

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore Exchange Ltd. said it allow companies with dual-class share structures to list, a month after Hong Kong announced a similar proposal, as competition between markets for technology listings becomes increasingly fierce. SGX will ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore exchange to allow dual-class shares for IPOs

Singapore’s stock exchange will allow companies to list with dual-class shares this year, as bourses battle to attract more blockbuster initial public offerings. The decision, which followed a consultation with the market, comes only weeks after the Hong ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s outbound property investments hit record in 2017

SINGAPORE monies that went into overseas real-estate investments last year rose by about 40 per cent to a record US$28.4 billion, up from US$20.4 billion in 2016 and upending the last high of US$27.6 billion in 2015. Sovereign wealth fund (SWF) GIC had a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s overseas property investment soared 40% in 2017

Singapore’s overseas real estate investment surged by around 40 percent to a record US$28.4 billion (S$37.2 billion) in 2017, making it the fifth-biggest source of capital globally, after the US, Hong Kong, China and France, reported Business Times. ( read original story ...)

Sustainable fashion: Students tackle Singapore’s textile waste

and Eco-Business to collect, process and resell donated items for EcoBank, a charity initiative by the two firms. During a recent session held at City Industrial Building in eastern Singapore, students and lecturers spent hours categorising donated items ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore’s import and export price indices rose in 2017

Import prices increased 5.8%, whilst export prices were up by 2.9%. Singapore's National Statistics Office reported that Singapore's import and export prices went up by 5.8% and 2.9% YoY, respectively, in 2017. Five commodities showed higher prices, led by ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore Airlines Taps Workers for Ideas to Boost Efficiency

Singapore Airlines Ltd., the premium carrier that’s undergoing a business revamp to fend off competition from Gulf airlines and budget operators, is turning to its employees for ideas. Southeast Asia’s biggest carrier is setting up a lab and ... ( read original story ...)