Singapore blank cheque debutantes may perk up investor appetite for growth investing

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s stock market may get a makeover if blank cheque companies succeed in bringing in fast growing tech-enabled firms that can show investors here how they can make a lot more money by trading shares for capital gains.

That would be distinctly different from what Singapore Exchange (SGX) is known for today – a market where most investors hold shares in companies such as real estate investment trusts (Reits) that pay regular but low dividends.