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

Jul 09 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

Jul 09 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.

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

Jul 09 2019

* Cautious on investment outlook in short term (Recasts; Adds comments, quotes from economist)

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

Jul 03 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

Jul 02 2019

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

Malaysia sex scandal clouds Mahathir's succession plan

Jun 21 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

Jun 05 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

Jun 05 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

May 03 2019

SINGAPORE U.S. authorities will this month return $200 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

May 03 2019

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

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