Rouble up 10% after Russian central bank announces measures to ease crisis

Move to ease pressures on country’s struggling banks comes as Kremlin shows first signs of concern about plunging currencyThe rouble rose 10% on the foreign exchanges after Russia’s central bank announced a range of measures to ease pressures on… Source:

Singapore government to release land for about 3,020 private homes in first half of 2015 confirmed list

The Ministry of National Development (MND) announced on Thursday the first half 2015 (1H2015) Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme, which will comprise 6 confirmed list sites and 13 reserve list sites. Source:

Mortgage brokers grab market share from cost-conscious banks –

Brokers are taking a bigger slice of the mortgage market as new affordability regulations raise the costs of direct lending for banks and building societies. Intermediaries’ share of mortgage lending grew to 62 per cent in the three months to Source:

Refinance your Australia / New Zealand Property Loan at only 1.76%! | Mortgage Supermart Singapore

Your existing mortgage interest rateNew Interest rateDifferenceYearly Savings (Comparison based on $500,000, 25 yrs tenure)3 months Sibor + 2.5% = 2.9%1.76%1.14%$7,706 Offer Valid for:Refinancing of Australia and/or New Zealand Property Loans.Minimum loan amount of AUD >$500,000 and/or NZD >$500,000.Applicable for Singapore Cit… Source:

Financial markets seem to be in a world of their own

Investors have largely ignored disappointing growth and geopolitical tensions but their optimism is probably misplacedThis has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterised by a series of unanticipated economic, geopolitical, and… Source:

Ensuring no HDB town is left behind

SINGAPORE – Housing Board upgrading programmes got a boost yesterday.The Government announced fresh moves to spruce up more neighbourhoods, touch up ageing flats and replace old lifts.These enhancements are aimed at keeping ageing estates in good condition, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said yesterday. Source: