SGX has shown a consistent performance even through the negative market conditions particularly seen in Q4, says Jefferies' Krishna Guha.
Markets in Asia traded mostly up on Monday, ahead of a relatively data-light week in the region, shrugging off the failed military coup in Turkey.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, the two companies said on Wednesday.
Jefferies' Krishna Guha says the Singapore Exchange has a healthy balance sheet and has done well to diversify its revenue streams.
Layoffs in Singapore have hit their highest levels since the global financial crisis due to sustained low oil prices hits.
Olam posted a loss in Q4 due to a fair value loss on an investment although it remains upbeat on its core food business.
The Singapore Exchange has put in a bid to buy the Baltic Exchange, months after the LME made an approach to buy the storied London exchange.
Sugar futures staged their biggest daily gain in nearly 23 years after forecasts suggested weather-disrupted supply may fall short of demand.
Short-sellers have Singapore stocks in their sights as the market struggles to find its footing as a smaller exchange hit hard by the commodity rout.
The chairman of embattled commodities trader Noble Group bought 10 million shares in the company on Friday.
Asia is braced for a serious case of Monday morning blues, with a barrage of data due likely to show continued economic deceleration in China.
Chinese stocks rebounded on Wednesday, taking the lead in a broader recovery in Asian markets.
Events in the world's biggest economy will take center stage in Asia's financial markets this week, with the Federal Reserve's policy decision and second-quarter GDP on tap.
Asian equities declined on Tuesday, as China's inflation data and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates weighed on sentiment.
Asia's equities joined their global peers to rise on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite index finishing at a fresh multi-year high.
Dubbed as Asia's answer to Netflix, iflix's founder is confident that the new startup will trigger a shake-up in the industry.
Singaporean companies scored the highest marks in Asia in a ranking of corporate sustainability, highlighting the city's commitment to green living.
A halving in the price of iron ore this year has been fueled in part by Chinese speculators who built up huge short positions on the one-year-old futures contract.
DBS Group Holdings said second-quarter net profit climbed 9 percent, beating expectations with the help of 10 percent growth in loans.
Singapore, an Asian hub for banking and finance, is ramping up its bid to become a center for gold trading that may one day rival London.