Singapore June Bank Loans S$452.57 Billion Vs S$444.98 Billion in May
The Monetary Authority of Singapore on Tuesday released the following provisional bank lending data for June: June Year Earlier May Total S$452.57B S$374.32B S$444.98B Housing/Bridge S$139.69B S$121.34B S$137.71B Professionals & Private Individuals S$5.84B S$3.87B S$5.91B Building/Construction
Hong Kong Stocks Rise; HSBC, Property Shares Gain
Hong Kong stocks advanced Tuesday, on course for a fourth straight day of gains amid hopes for monetary stimulus from global central banks, with heavyweight HSBC Holdings PLC rising after posting half-yearly results.
Australian June Building Approvals Fell 2.5%
The total number of Australian houses and apartments approved for construction fell 2.5% to a seasonally adjusted 13,336 in June from May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday.
Brazil TIM 2Q Net Profit Falls 0.9% to BRL346.8 Million
Brazilian mobile telecom operator TIM Participacoes (TIMP3.BR, TSU) posted net profit of 346.8 million Brazilian reais ($170 million) in the second quarter, down 0.9% from the same period a year ago, the company reported Monday.
U.S. Challenges EU with Rival Airline-Tax Talks
The U.S. will this week host a meeting of about 16 nations opposed to a controversial European Union carbon tax on airlines, aiming to draw up an alternative plan, a U.S. official said Monday.