Singapore-listed Cordlife Group announced on Monday that it has acquired a further 11.89 per cent stake in StemLife, an associated company of Cordlife. This brings Cordlife's total stake to about 31.81 per cent in StemLife.
Singapore shares opened higher on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,121.17, up 0.22 per cent, or 7 points.
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan on Monday revised down its economic growth for the three months to September to 0.3 per cent from an initial estimate of 0.5 per cent.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A United States Supreme Court justice on Saturday night denied a last-ditch effort by a group of consumers and travel agents to stop the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. The application was denied by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court's public information office said.
SINGAPORE - Activists accused the United States on Sunday of trying to railroad a new Pacific trade pact with 11 key partners as their trade ministers entered a second day of secretive talks.