News: International

ASX takeover on track: S'pore bourse

18 January 2011


Singapore Exchange (SGX) says it is on track to complete a $7.9 billion takeover of Australian bourse operator ASX in 2011, but political obstacles to Asia-Pacific's first major merger of exchanges remain a challenge.

The comments today came aft ... Read more »

S'pore Airlines sponsors Discovery Channel

07 January 2011

Media Week

Discovery Channel has signed up Singapore Airlines for a major year-long sponsorship deal across its 13 channels and online platforms.

The deal, brokered by Jane Reynolds, brand solutions manager at Discovery Networks UK, Damien Gil ... Read more »

S'pore takeover of ASX proves hugely unpopular

28 December 2010

Mark Metherell
The Sydney Morning Herald

Two-thirds of Australians oppose the Singapore Stock Exchange's proposed takeover of the Australian Stock Exchange. Coalition supporters are even more against the move than Labor voters.

A poll by UMR ... Read more »

S'pore companies buying up bargain distressed assets

28 December 2010

The China Post

Singaporean companies have been picking up distressed assets, such as property in the United States and Indonesia, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.

However, prices for these fire-sale assets are rising, and bargains are now thin on the ground as the economy recovers.

One factor is a recent move by the U.S. central bank to pump hundreds of billions of dollars into the economy, in a program known as quant ... Read more »

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