The Far gains marginally on BSE debut

The Far Property Company regisetered modest gains on its first trading day on Wednesday rising by two thebe to P2.59 per share with 5,000 shares changing hands.

The company, which is the second to join the local bourse this year, listed following a successful and oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO).

The company, which is majority owned by Choppies Group directors Ram Ottapathu and Farouk Ismail, issued 40 million new units while the selling shareholders sold 40 million of their own shares meaning that 80 million units were being sold.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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