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Founded back in 1942 as a firm that engages in the trading and distribution of tea and coffee, Thong Guan Industries (TGI) has since evolved into one of Asia Pacific’s largest plastic packaging companies.
The members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are set to meet in Vienna on 30 November, sparking hopes for a crude production cut and/or freeze agreement amongst members. Optimism is floating after Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled that Russia, though a non-OPEC country – also the world’s second largest oil producer behind Saudi Arabia – would agree to a freeze in production.
Cogent Holdings’ 3Q16 revenue of $34.1m (up 3.7%) is in line with our forecast though net profit after tax of $7.8m missed our forecast of $8.8m. We again highlight the successful integration of operations at the Cogent 1.Logistics Hub.
Founded in 1982, VS Industry (VS) is a leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider with 35 years of track record under its belt. The firm is primarily engaged in the production of plastic injection moulding, printed circuit board, battery packs as well as sub/full assembly of consumer electronic products.
Boasting a year-to-date gain of 91.5 percent (based on 1 November’s closing price of $0.90 per share), Japfa’s stocks have significantly outperformed the benchmark Straits Times Index, which is down 2.4 percent over the same period.
While trading conditions in Singapore continue to be soft, CDL Hospitality Trusts (CDLHT) managed to post a 3.4% increase for its 3Q16 DPU of $0.0244. 3Q16 gross revenue jumped 10.5% to $45.4m, and net property income correspondingly increased 5.3% to $34.8m.
Despite a sluggish economy, the construction sector in Malaysia continues to be buoyed by a steady flow of contracts, particularly from large public infrastructure projects.
After some delays, Singapore’s first real estate investment trust (REIT) exchange-traded fund (ETF) – Phillip SGX APAC Dividend Leaders REIT ETF (Phillip REIT ETF) – is set to start trading on 20 October.
The latest planned output cut by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is certainly good news for oil bulls, though its effect on crude prices over the longer horizon remains unknown. Whi...