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Q2 figures on HDB resale market to be announced
Details of the Housing Board resale market’s performance from March to June will be released today. This follows flash figures earlier this month which showed a 0.4 per cent fall in the resale price index – a more gradual decline than the 1 per cent dip in the first quarter. Today’s more detailed figures will include transaction volume and flat prices in each town. - JANICE HENG
NTUC summit to look at evolution of economy, leadership
The annual Future Leaders Summit organised by the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) takes place on Friday. This year, it will address how the economy and concept of leadership is evolving, and how professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) can stay ahead in an increasingly competitive global workforce. About 700 people are expected to attend. - JOANNA SEOW
CapitaLand Commercial Trust to release Q2 results
CapitaLand Commercial Trust’s financial results for the second quarter ended June 30 will be released before the start of trading. It will hold a results briefing for media and analysts. - ANNABETH LEOW
Kenyans eager to receive "native son" Obama
President Barack Obama will land in Kenya today on the first stop of a visit to Africa that will also take him to Ethiopia. He is the first sitting US president to go to either country. The US leader is on a mission to strengthen US security and economic ties, but his personal connection to his father’s birthplace in Kenya will dominate a trip that Kenyans view as a native son returning home.