Morning business news round-up for April 28, 2014

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the morning's top business headlines in Singapore with The Straits Times Money Desk's daily update.

1. Singapore resale private home prices slide again in March by 1.1 per cent. This followed a 0.9 per cent slide from January to February, worse than a previously estimated 0.4 per cent decline.

2. Singapore maintains lead as world's top yuan clearing centre after Hong Kong. Singapore has stayed ahead of London for the second straight month as the world's top offshore clearing centre for the Chinese currency, as yuan payments in the Republic jumped 375 per cent in March from a year ago.

3. Raffles Medical Group posts 8 per cent rise in Q1 revenue and earnings. Its better performance was boosted by more patients as the group's clinic network expanded and it secured more corporate contracts.