May 12 (Bloomberg) -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd., Southeast Asia’s biggest phone company, said fourth-quarter net income fell 2.3 percent to S$991.7 million. Analysts had expected profit of S$988 million, the average of five estimates compiled by Bloomberg.
Shareholders will get a special dividend of 10 Singapore cents a share, in addition to a final payout of 9 cents.
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6:30 a.m. Shang Hsiu Koo, Jiayuan.com CFO 7:10 a.m. Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com analyst 8:10 a.m. Susumu Kato, Credit Agricole and CLSA Chief Japan economist 8:50 a.m. John Saunders, MPGA CEO 9:10 a.m. Koji Endo, Advanced Research Japan Managing Director 9:40 a.m. Davide Cucino, EU Chamber of Commerce in China President 10:05 a.m. John Wadle, Mirae Asset Head of Asian Banks Research 10:30 a.m. Dick Wei, JP Morgan China Internet Analyst 10:40 a.m. Eric Fishwick, CLSA Head of Economic Research
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