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Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ

Today's Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
U.S. shippers are trying to make this year's low trucking prices last. Retailers and manufacturers have been rushing in big numbers to lock in low freight rates in the first quarter, WSJ Logistics Report's Robbie Whelan writes, as overcapacity has …
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China Quest for Clean Tech
Singapore has been particularly successful in water. Its founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, saw back in the 1950s the impact and dependence that Singapore had on water imported from Malaya across the Straits of Johor. Even before independence, he was …
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Prices, rentals, occupancy rates for industrial space decline further in Q1 2016
A supply glut is likely to exert more downward pressure on occupancy rates, says JTC. Posted 28 Apr 2016 14:56. PHOTOS. File photo of a man looking at a cluster of factories at an industrial park in Singapore. (Photo: Reuters). Enlarge; Caption. Email …
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Lessons from Tata Steel

Lessons from Tata Steel
GMR Group sold three overseas operations during 2013: in March it sold a 70% stake in GMR Energy (Singapore) Pte. Ltd for $ 520 million; in December it offloaded its 40% stake in Istanbul airport and another airline … Around the same time, the sub …
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Which Segment Drove BNY Mellon's Earnings In 1Q16?
Investment services fees were flat year-over-year at $ 1.7 billion. Asset servicing fees remained flat at ~$ 1.0 billion during the quarter, backed by higher securities lending revenues and growth in new businesses. Net interest revenues increased by 8 …
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Architects also hurting from real estate woes

Architects also hurting from real estate woes
"The majority of architectural practices are having a hard time, the private sector is very cautious and there is a dearth of local private-sector projects," he said. "However, the Board of Architects and the Singapore Institute of Architects are …

Rise of Singapore's West and North
Supported by these new launches, non-landed private residential sales shot up to a high of 325 transactions in Q2 2015 (refer to Figure 2). Median prices at the time stood at $ 866 per sq ft. Since then however, median prices have moved up to $ 1162 per …
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As rents plunge, so do luxury home prices
Said Ms Suzie Mok, senior director of investment sales at Savills Singapore: "Many of the apartments are vacant and it is quite difficult to get leases renewed at a good rate. The returns are not that great and if owners have made capital gains, it may …
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