Mortgage rates rise for a record 9th week in a row

Mortgage rates have gone up nine weeks in a row -- something that's happened only one other time in the last 31 years. But that doesn't tell the whole story. Mortgage rates have risen 12 of the last 13 weeks. Guess what happened that one week when they ... ( read original story ...)

New property launches in 2016: What did well, and why

2016 has been a watershed year for the Singapore property market. Nevertheless, the year saw some major deals and noteworthy new property launches take place. As the year comes to a close, let us reminisce what captured attention in the property scene ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore bond market faces S$22bn refinancing bill

"Primary issuance in the Singapore dollar bond market should be better in 2017, coming off this year's lows and, hopefully, no further big shocks will affect the SGD market," said Tan Kee Phong, head of capital markets at OCBC Bank. "This year, the ... ( read original story ...)

DBS: This Singapore Bank Has Another 22% Upside

It’s taken longer than expected, but Barron’s Asia’s tip to buy shares in DBS Group finally proved to be on the money. We advised depositing DBS (D05.SG) in your portfolio back in February when Singapore’s biggest lender was trading at under SGD14 ... ( read original story ...)

Asia stocks mostly higher, dollar claws back some losses

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday ... European stocks were little changed on Friday, although banks rose after Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse settled investigations into U.S. mortgage securities sales, while ... ( read original story ...)

The 10 Largest Companies Listed In Singapore: No.4 To No.1

For the fifth and the sixth, check out here. Counting Down To No.1 At fourth place is United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11), one of the largest financial companies in Southeast Asia. The Singapore-based bank provides a wide range of financial services globally. ( read original story ...)