Investors who are paying attention to the developments in the REITs sector would have heard about the proposed merger between ESR-REIT (ESR) and Viva Industrial Trust (VIVA). Though the merger is still under negotiation and nothing is cast in stone, we want to examine the potential results should the merger take place.
1. Mapletree Logistics Trust After a recent equity fundraising exercise, Mapletree Logistics Trust held, OCBC Research expects gross proceeds of about $640 million. On top of that, it rolled out a 3.65% dis...
The technology sector has been driving the market’s year-to-date rally. The consensus outlook seems to favour the electronics cluster for its resilience, although there have been some concerns raised about its sustainability.
In the first half of 2017, the benign bond yields provided support to lift equity markets across the globe. However, with the US Federal Reserve (Fed) raising benchmark interest rates, the bond market has si...
Since the start of the year, STI has gained 12 percent with many heavyweight component stocks returning to their mid-cycle level valuations. How should investors invest in 2H17?
According to DBS Research, the technology sector boom is not about to stop. Moving forward, further strength from the semiconductor, smartphone and Internet of Things (IoT) markets could fuel growth and sentiments in the sector.
In our previous article, DBS Research’s “Four Sectors That Might See M&As In 2017”, we highlighted four sectors that are poised for potential M&A activities. In this article, we dive deeper into the technology sector to highlight four potential M&A targets in 2017.
DBS has a prediction for 2017: If there are any theme plays in 2017, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and privatisation deals will be THE one. According to DBS, the wave of M&A and privatisation deals has gained momentum since last year.
Following the DBS Asian equities outlook, we focus on the two recommended regions that DBS highlighted: Singapore and Hong Kong.
Last month, strong performance was seen in small-cap stocks as it gained 3.6 percent. It has outperformed the performance of the Straits Times Index and Mid-cap which grew 2.8 percent and 2.3 percent respectively.