Looking Back: Best Performing Stocks in Singapore 2017

2017 was a dramatic year for the Singapore market, with invaluable lessons for investors to glean from for 2018. Stocks in the semiconductor and property sectors had a pretty good run in 2017. These were characterised by improving fundamentals, coupled ... ( read original story ...)

Guide To Understanding Taxes In Singapore, And Who Pays For Them

In Singapore, all properties, be it residential, industrial or commercial, are subject to property tax. For residential property, the tax rate differs, depending on whether it’s an owner-occupied or non-owner-occupied property. With Singapore being a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore estate buy for RM1.59bm boon for Malaysia’s Sunway

Sunway unit Sunway Developments Pte Ltd plans to jointly acquire a private residential property – Brookvale Park in Singapore – with Hoi Hup Realty Pte Ltd. Both entities have entered into a collective sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with the ... ( read original story ...)

Consumer Taxes in Singapore: Trends Analyzed

Besides the trend we observed in income and property taxes, it seems that an increase in GST is imminent in Singapore. Given what we’ve observed from analysis above, this could be a departure from the past where the increase in tax was mostly impacted ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bought overseas property worth $20.62b in 2017

It ranked as the second most active buyer and overtook Hong Kong. Capital outflows from Singapore have grown consistently in recent years, from just $11.11b (US$8.4b) in 2014 to $20.62b (US$15.6b) in 2017, JLL revealed. According to its global capital ... ( read original story ...)