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Competition for deposits heats up - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Competition for deposits is heating up among banks in Singapore. Over the last six months, at least four banks have intensified efforts to woo customers with higher interest rates. Analy...

Trading the Aussie dollar after China's data deluge - CNBC

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video.cnbc.com - Trading the Aussie dollar after China's data deluge Wed 16 Apr 14 | 12:50 AM ET Transcript:  Print  |  Email Trading the Aussie dollar after China's data deluge Wed 16 Apr 14 | 12:50 AM ET Jeremy S...

Singapore start-ups get kickstart with crowdsourcing - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: With more start-ups sprouting up, a growing number of them are turning to crowdsourcing for idea generation and crowdfunding for capital. Industry observers say this helps to create inno...

John Sculley: Optimistic on Asia's tech space - CNBC

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video.cnbc.com - John Sculley: Optimistic on Asia's tech space Tue 15 Apr 14 | 11:31 PM ET Transcript:  Print  |  Email John Sculley: Optimistic on Asia's tech space Tue 15 Apr 14 | 11:31 PM ET John Sculley, former...

Singapore Productivity Centre to ramp up activities: Lee Yi Shyan

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — The Singapore Productivity Centre has helped about 190 firms in the retail and F&B sectors since it was set up in October last year. Speaking at a forum organised today (April 16) by Me...

Would you buy the Google Glass for $1,500? - CNBC

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video.cnbc.com - Would you buy the Google Glass for $1,500? Tue 15 Apr 14 | 08:50 PM ET Transcript:  Print  |  Email Would you buy the Google Glass for $1,500? Tue 15 Apr 14 | 08:50 PM ET Google is offering a one-d...

CDL announces two new senior appointments to management team - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Property group City Developments (CDL) has announced two new appointments to its senior management team. In a statement to the Singapore Exchange on Tuesday, CDL said it has appointed Mr...

UOL's consortium tops bids for Prince Charles Crescent site

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businesstimes.com.sg - A CONSORTIUM comprising UOL Venture Investments and Kheng Leong Company topped the bids for a 99-year leasehold residential site at Prince Charles Crescent (Parcel B). It offered S$463.1 million, o...

China e-commerce giant Alibaba seen filing for US IPO next week: sources

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uk.reuters.com - HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is expected to file the prospectus for its U.S. initial public offering next week, sources said on Wednesday, moving closer...

China GDP growth slowest since 2012 but beats expectations

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scmp.com - China’s economy grew at its slowest rate last quarter since the third quarter of 2012 – though it slightly exceeded economists’ expectations – increasing the chances of policy easing, but massive s...

Cambridge Industrial Trust to pay Q1 DPU of 1.251 cents

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Cambridge Industrial Trust, a Singapore-listed trust that invests in industrial property, will pay a distribution per unit (DPU) of 1.251 cents for its first quarter ended March 31. Thi...

Japan's Aso: Post-sales tax hike pullback milder than expected

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straitstimes.com - TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Wednesday that the downturn in consumption in reaction to last-minute buying ahead of a sales tax hike on April 1 was smaller than he ha...

Citic Pacific to Pay $36 Billion for Assets From Chinese Parent

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usum.co - Citic Pacific Ltd. (267) agreed to pay226.9 billion yuan ($36 billion) in stock and cash to buybusinesses from its state-owned parent in the biggest assetinjection into a Hong Kong-listed unit from...

CITIC Pacific in $36.5 billion deal to buy parent's main business - elEconomista.es

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eleconomista.es - La plataforma más completa de información y servicios económicos para iPad. HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's CITIC Pacific <0267.HK> has agreed to buy the main operating unit of its parent, state-back...

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