Investment demand has dropped due to measures such as the additional buyer's stamp duty and the total debt servicing ratio framework, and some observers have noticed non-landed homes there being resold at prices below market value.
Subsidies to implement sector-specific IT solutions and for fibre broadband subscriptions are among some of the enhancements to the iSPRINT scheme, says the Infocomm Development Authority.
Domestic wholesale trade, a barometer of consumer confidence, was dragged down by weak sales of metals, timber and construction materials in the second quarter.
The shipping group stressed that such considerations are preliminary, and there is no assurance that a sale or IPO of APL Logistics will take place.
The documents included letters with what appeared to be letterheads of state-owned bank Caixa Economica Federal and the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
In a press conference in Hong Kong, the lender said it was planning to raise S$3.3 billion, by issuing about 440 million new shares to existing shareholders.
Analysts say domestically-focused companies will continue to face challenges with loan curbs and rising cost pressures, but they expect the global recovery to help support externally-oriented sectors.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore said it was timely to review the guidebook following the revision to the Code of Corporate Governance in May 2012 and numerous industry developments.
Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management group currently oversees about S$30 billion worth of assets for institutional clients as well as wealthy, and mass retail investors.
Existing smartphones will not be able to access the network though, so the telco will be launching a compatible device - the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+ - this Saturday (Aug 23).