Morning business news round-up for Oct 8, 2014

Singapore has fallen out of a ranking by a consultancy of the top 20 cities for property investment. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI 
Singapore has fallen out of a ranking by a consultancy of the top 20 cities for property investment. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI 

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

1. S'pore not among top cities for property investment. Singapore has fallen out of a ranking by a consultancy of the top 20 cities for property investment.

2. More signs of China slowdown. Two sets of data reinforced signs of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy that could prompt more stimulus measures.

3. Oil prices tumble. US. crude futures fall more than US$1 to US$87.77 a barrel, on a months-long slump on global growth, oil glut concerns.