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RPT-UPDATE 2-Temasek grim on returns outlook after slowest portfolio gain in 3 years

10 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE, July 9 Singapore's Temasek Holdings posted the smallest rise in its portfolio in three years as key bank stock holdings declined in value, and the state investor said it was increasingly focusing new investments in North America, Europe and on unlisted firms.

Temasek grim on returns outlook after slowest portfolio gain in three years

09 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore's Temasek Holdings posted the smallest rise in its portfolio in three years as key bank stock holdings declined in value, and the state investor said it was increasingly focusing new investments in North America, Europe and on unlisted firms.

GIC, Temasek set for muted returns on impact of trade war, slower growth

03 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte Ltd, among the world's biggest investors, said it is now more cautious about markets compared to last year and is bracing for low returns due to high valuations and slowing economic growth.

Singapore wealth fund GIC warns of low returns amid trade war

02 Jul 2019

* Says not worried about future of HK as global financial hot spot

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Mahathir's succession plan

21 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Leaked sex videos purporting to show a potential successor to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad with another man have deepened rifts within the ruling coalition and raised concerns of a turbulent transition from the 93-year-old leader.

Singapore Exchange to boost derivatives, target Southeast Asia unicorns

06 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) aims to add products to its lucrative derivatives business and offer Southeast Asian unicorns a platform to list shares and bonds, in a multi-asset strategy aimed at sustaining growth, its chief executive said.

Singapore Exchange to boost derivatives, target Southeast Asia unicorns

06 Jun 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) aims to add products to its lucrative derivatives business and offer Southeast Asian unicorns a platform to list shares and bonds, in a multi-asset strategy aimed at sustaining growth, its chief executive said.

U.S. to return $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia - sources

03 May 2019

SINGAPORE U.S. authorities will this month return $200 million (£153.8 million) stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, including money from a stake in a luxury New York hotel and from a Hollywood movie producer, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

U.S. to return $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia -sources

03 May 2019

* U.S. justice dept says billions of dollars missing from 1MDB

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike

29 Apr 2019

COLOMBO A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the blasts began. | Video

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