Morning business news round-up for June 18, 2014

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

1. Government to sell industrial land site in Jurong with 20-year lease. Fifteen industrial land plots will be made available for sale by the Government in the second half of this year, including a 20-year leasehold site in Penjuru Road in Jurong East.

2. New advisory committee to review Singapore's moneylending regime. The measures they will look at include capping interest rates for moneylenders' loans, capping the total amount of such loans made to each borrower and restricting moneylenders' fees.

3. Asian companies most optimistic in 2 years, Singapore sentiment stays upbeat. This comes amid positive political changes in the region and cheerier signs from China's economy.

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