SI Research: Clearbridge Health – A Rocket In Disguise?

2017 was indeed a fruitful year for Singapore Exchange, raising approximately $4.7 billion from the 21 successful IPO listings, as Clearbridge Health (Clearbridge) was the last company to debut on 18 December 2017 on Catalist of the Singapore Exchange.

Global Market On The Rise

For the fortnight, oil prices continued its rally backed by the unexpected decline in US oil stockpiles which saw US production drop 290,000 barrels per day to 9.5 million. This drove crude oil brent prices to exceed US$70 per barrel for the first time in three years, touching an intraday high of US$70.34 on Tuesday.

Capital World – Another Step Towards Increasing Revenue

Capital World introduces its first biggest indoor theme park concept in Southeast Asia, MCM Studio. Given its wide selection of immersive entertainment together and the very first indoor circus in Asia, it is expected to be well-received by citizens of local and neighboring countries for those whom are seeking an entertainment retreat.

SI Research: Major Catalysts For Yongnam Holdings

Yongnam’s performance in 2017 was dragged down by the sluggish performance in construction sector following the downturn in property market. Undeterred by the challenges, shareholders of Yongnam Holdings were rewarded by over 57.4 percent gains in the share price to $0.31 as at 29 December 2017. Backed by the first increase in property prices for the past three years, analysts estimate a recovery in the property market which will uplift the construction sector.

SI Research: Recovery Signs For Negatively Plagued Midas Holdings?

While most shares benefited from the Bull Run in 2017, with the Straits Times Index rising by 18.7 percent, the shares of Midas Holdings fell over 60 percent to an all-time low of $0.092 in December 2017. This was on the back of news that there will be an extension of maturity date of its US$30 million notes to 23 November 2018, which will further restrict the company’s assets and increase its obligations.
SPARROWS POINT, BALTIMORE, MD--APRIL 24, 2003--This is a detail from a huge pile of raw materials that are added into the steel-making process at Bethlehem Steel. This is for a story about the rise and fall of Bethlehem Steel Corp. The company will change hands in late April/early May as part of a $1.5 billlion sale to International Steel Group Inc. (ISG) Its steel mills, including the Sparrows Pint complex in baltimore County, will continue to operate. Digital image #0166 by Algerina Perna/staff MD Beth Obit U Perna.

SI Research: 3 Potential Material Stocks With Primary Business In China

It has been a disastrous year for the materials sector with FTSE ST Basic Materials Index clocking in a decrease of 29.2 percent. However, there are three material stocks that bucked the trend averaging a return of 458 percent leading to the end of 2017!Interestingly, these three stocks have their core operations in China. Having already been tightening the excessive supply situation in China’s basic material sector, would 2018 bode even better for these stocks?

Three Key Highlights In ComfortDelGro’s Acquisition Of Lion City Rental

Investors have been caught in a dilemma over what to do with the shares of ComfortDelGro (CDG) ever since the transportation conglomerate started reporting lackluster financial performance over the last few years. The Taxi Business that makes up an estimated 30 percent of its yearly revenue has taken a further beating with aggressive expansions by new entrants Grab and Uber. Losing the tender for Thomson East Coast Line has caused investors to be further disappointed.

SI Research: 2 Undervalued Healthcare Stocks With High Growth Prospects

ASEAN is fast becoming a popular destination for medical tourism, equipped with top notch medtech and highly skilled doctors. Such state-of-the-art facilities are comparable to what is available globally and together with its low price point are the main driving forces behind the thriving industry. According to TforG report, Asia Pacific’s medical tourism industry, including the ASEAN region, accounts for over EUR15 million and expected to grow at 16 percent annually for the next three years.