The past week has been marked by several key moves from major companies.
Singapore Technologies Engineering (SGX: S63) announced its largest-ever acquisition of TransCore, a provider of intelligent transport systems.
The US$2.7 billion acquisition promises to propel its smart city division into the big league and boost earnings for the engineering conglomerate.
Singtel (SGX: Z74), on the other hand, announced a major A$1.9 billion partial divestment of its Australian tower assets.
The asset sale is part of a larger initiative from Singapore’s largest telco.
Meanwhile, SATS Ltd (SGX: S58) CEO Alex Hungate, who has served eight years with the airline catering group, will be leaving to join ride-hailing outfit Grab as its COO.
We discuss what investors can expect after his departure.
Elsewhere, we also feature stocks that you can purchase for your child’s investment account to give him or her a head start in life.
Here is a list of our top articles for the week.
Temasek has given its approval to vote for Singapore Technologies Engineering’s major acquisition. Here’s what you need to know about this deal.
Singtel’s recently announced the sale of a 70% stake in its Australian towers as part of its ongoing strategic review. Here are five things we gleaned from this announcement.
SATS announced the departure of its CEO Alex Hungate, who has been at the helm of the airline caterer for eight years. Here’s what investors need to know about the future of the business.
Looking for potential bargains to add to your investment portfolio? Here are three billion-dollar companies that have hit a 52-week low recently.
Starting your child in investment early on? Here are three stocks you can consider for your kid’s investment account.
Income-seeking investors who are looking for cheap REITs may want to consider these three as they are trading near their year lows.
Here is a look at five dividend-paying stocks in the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) reserve list that may potentially become future blue-chips.
Financial technology (fintech) looks here to stay with advances in technology and connectivity. Here are three fintech trends that investors can latch on to for next year and beyond.
A key question every investor has is — how much should you accumulate to retire happily? We take a look at this question and more.
Does it make sense to take your profits off the table, or are you missing out on something greater? We discuss the dilemma many investors have when faced with capital gains.
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