Most of the recent Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums closed higher in the bidding exercise on Wednesday as compared to two weeks ago.
COE prices for cars 1600cc and below closed at $59,421, up slightly from $59,004 of the previous bidding exercise in June.
However, the premiums for cars above 1600cc registered a $3,111 drop from $85,400 to $82,289.
The premiums for commercial vehicles ended at $55,556, up by $1,054 from the previous premium of $54,502.
In the open category, COE prices rose to $86,999 as compared to $84,389 previously.
The COE price for motorcycles went up to $1,760 from S$1,712 previously.
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The new H7N9 bird flu virus can be transmitted between mammals not only via direct contact but also in airborne droplets, and may be capable of spreading from person to person, Chinese and American researchers have found. A study published in the journal Science and presented at a briefing in Hong Kong on Friday found that three ferrets - an animal often used for research on flu - that were in the same cage as ferrets infected with H7N9 had contracted the disease. ...