SINGAPORE , Dec 19 (IFR) - US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's surprise announcement yesterday of the start of tapering had a positive effect on spreads initially.
SINGAPORE , Dec 19 (Reuters) - Singapore shares inched up on Thursday, alongside other markets in the region, on a relief rally after the U.S. central bank announced its plan to cut down its monetary stimulus but renewed its commitment to low key interest rates.
Coal miner PT ABM Investama Tbk has secured a syndicated loan worth $450 million with a five-year tenure from OCBC Group, DBS Bank Singapore , Bank ANZ Indonesia and state lender PT Bank Mandiri Tbk, said CEO Andi Djajanegara in Investor Daily.
The Singapore government's decision to sharply reduce the amount of state land that will be sold in the first half of next year was prompted by developers' concerns about a looming oversupply of new homes, the Straits Times reported on Thursday.
SINGAPORE , Dec 19 (Reuters) - Singapore -listed Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it had signed a joint venture agreement with Japanese trading house Sumitomo Corp to distribute and service Hino trucks and buses in Myanmar.
SINGAPORE , Dec 18 (IFR) - Dollar bond issuance from Chinese companies reached a record US$68.5bn this year, and bankers and investors say the trend will extend into 2014 as local market dynamics continue to push financing abroad.
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SINGAPORE , Dec 18 (Reuters) - South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank has signed a term contract to buy 380-cst bunker grade fuel oil from Japan's Mitsubishi Corp, trade sources said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE , Dec 18 (Reuters) - Singapore shares flatlined on Wednesday, as investors awaited the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve that could spell out its plans on winding down monetary stimulus.