Singapore: STI Index (.STI) busy week ahead as central banks make monetary policy decisions

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) busy week ahead as central banks make monetary policy decisions

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) busy week ahead as central banks make monetary policy decisions It is going to be a busy week ahead as central banks make monetary policy decisions and more economic data is released. Markets’ performance last week was affected somewhat by Brexit developments and the outcomes from China’s National People’s Congress. But […]

Waiting game drives Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down

Waiting game drives Singapore: STI Index (.STI)  down

Waiting game drives Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down Investors here and across the region went back into their shells yesterday after Tuesday’s gains to await some key data expected out of China today. The numbers from Beijing include industrial production, retail sales and foreign direct investment levels, which will all throw light on the state […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sole loser, banks and real estate weigh

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sole loser, banks and real estate weigh

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sole loser, banks and real estate weigh Most Southeast Asian stocks closed higher in lacklustre trade on Wednesday, while Singapore slipped as caution prevailed ahead of China’s industrial output data. Singapore stocks were the sole losers in the region, ending 0.5 percent lower. China’s January-February industrial output and retail sales data […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Exchange Has New Challenge From HKEX China Share Move

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Exchange Has New Challenge From HKEX China Share Move

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Exchange Has New Challenge From HKEX China Share Move Moves by Hong Kong’s stock exchange to start trading derivatives contracts based on Chinese-listed shares pose a new competitive threat to rival Singapore Exchange Ltd. Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. announced on Monday it signed an agreement with index provider MSCI […]

Global Economy Hits Weakest Patch Since Financial Crisis

Global Economy Hits Weakest Patch Since Financial Crisis

The global economy’s softened throughout Y 2018 has left the pace of expansion the weakest since the global financial crisis a decade ago. A new GDP tracker puts world growth at 2.1% on a Q-Q annualized basis, down from about 4% in the middle of last year. While there is a chance that the economy […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) China-US trade talks drag on

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) China-US trade talks drag on

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) China-US trade talks drag on Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors awaited further developments in trade talks between the U.S. and China. The Shanghai Composite jumped 1.9 percent to 3,026.99 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong gained 0.9 percent to 28,494.76. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index added 0.5 […]

Singapore Airlines HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Airlines HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Airlines Limited is engaged in passenger and cargo air transportation, engineering services, training of pilots, air charters and tour wholesaling and related activities. The Company’s segments include airline operations, engineering services, cargo operations and Others. The airline operations segment provides passenger air transportation. The engineering services segment is in the business of providing airframe […]

Singapore Exchange HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Exchange HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Exchange Limited is engaged in operating integrated securities exchange and derivatives exchange in Singapore and related clearing houses. The Company is engaged in providing services, such as investment holding, treasury management, provision of management and administrative services to related corporations, provision of contract processing and technology connectivity services. The Company operates through four segments: […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) lack of direction

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) lack of direction

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) lack of direction The Singapore stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, sliding almost 20 points or 0.6 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,220-point plateau and it may take further damage again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets […]

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding HEFFX Highlights: moving up to 1.45

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding HEFFX Highlights: moving up to 1.45

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd. is a China-based investment holding company. The Company is also engaged in provision of agency service for shipbuilding and related activities. The Company’s segments include shipbuilding segment, investment segment, trading segment and other. The shipbuilding segment is engaged in shipbuilding, offshore marine equipment construction and ship design. The investment segment consists […]

GSS Energy HEFFX Highlights: To touch 0.093

GSS Energy HEFFX Highlights: To touch 0.093

GSS Energy Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Mechanisms division, Microshafts division and Oil extraction. The Mechanisms division provides production technology to multi-national manufacturers in the field of home and car audio entertainment, communication, computer and office automation industries and medical industries. The Microsafts division focuses on the […]

COSCO Shipping HEFFX Highlights: Stalling Price

COSCO Shipping HEFFX Highlights: Stalling Price

COSCO Shipping International (Singapore) Co., Ltd., formerly COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited, is an investment holding company. The Company is engaged in operating ship repair, ship building, marine engineering and dry bulk shipping outfits in China and Singapore. The Company operates through three segments: Shipping; Ship repair, ship building and marine engineering activities, and all other […]

Tuan Sing Holdings HEFFX Highlights:

Tuan Sing Holdings HEFFX Highlights:

Tuan Sing Holdings Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company, which is engaged in property development, property investment and hotel ownership. The Company’s segments include Property, which is engaged in the development of properties for sale, property investment and provision of property management services; Hotels Investment, which is engaged in the investments in hotels in […]

Business confidence among Singapore: STI Index (.STI) companies remained downbeat for the second quarter of 2019

Business confidence among Singapore: STI Index (.STI)  companies remained downbeat for the second quarter of 2019

Business confidence among Singapore: STI Index (.STI) companies remained downbeat for the second quarter of 2019 Singapore businesses are less confident about prospects for the second quarter of 2019, the third straight quarter of waning sentiment, according to the latest quarterly Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau’s (SCCB) Business Optimism Index released on Tuesday. The overall index […]

OCBC Bank HEFFX Highlights

OCBC Bank HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (the Bank) is a Singapore-based financial services company. The Bank is engaged in the business of banking, life assurance, general insurance, asset management, wealth management, investment holding, futures and stockbroking. Its segments are Global Consumer/Private Banking, Global Corporate/Investment Banking, Global Treasury and Markets, Insurance and OCBC Wing Hang. Global Consumer/Private Banking […]

DBS Group Holdings HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd is an investment holding company. The Company performs its operation through its subsidiary, DBS Bank Ltd (the Bank), which is engaged in a range of commercial banking and financial services, principally in Asia. The Company’s operating segments include Consumer Banking/Wealth Management; Institutional Banking; Treasury, and Others. The Consumer Banking/Wealth Management segment […]

Wilmar International HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International Limited is a Singapore-based agribusiness company. The Company’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleo chemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers, as well as rice and flour milling. Its segments include Tropical Oils (Plantation, Manufacturing & Merchandising); Oilseeds & Grains […]

United Overseas Bank (UOB) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank (UOB) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Limited is a bank in Asia. The Company provides financial services across the globe through its segments, which include Group Retail (GR), Group Wholesale Banking (GWB), Global Markets (GM) and Others. GR segment covers personal and small enterprise customers. GWB encompasses corporate and institutional client segments, which include medium and large enterprises, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise at open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise at open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise at open Singapore stocks resumed trading on Monday afternoon on higher ground, with the Straits Times Index heading up 0.84 per cent or 27.16 points on the day to 3,247.56. Gainers outnumbered losers 190 to 168, after 848.2 million securities worth S$574.1 million changed hands. Among the most heavily […]

Singapore Telecommunications HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited is a communications company. The Company is engaged in the operation and provision of telecommunications systems and services, and investment holding. In addition, it offers Internet services and also holds frequency spectrum and license rights to install, operate and maintain mobile communication systems and services, including wireless broadband systems and services. It […]

Keppel Corporation HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited is an investment holding and management company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in offshore oil-rig construction, shipbuilding, and ship repair and conversion; environmental engineering, power generation, logistics and data centers; property development and investment, and property fund management, and investments. The Company operates in four segments: Offshore & Marine, Infrastructure, […]

StarHub HEFFX Highlights

StarHub HEFFX Highlights

StarHub Ltd is a Singapore-based info-communications company. The Company engaged in operation and provision of telecommunications services and other businesses relating to the info-communications industry. The Company offers a range of information, communications and entertainment services for both consumer and corporate markets. It delivers Mobile, Pay television, Broadband, Fixed network services and equipment sales on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares gained as technology stocks were boosted by upbeat earnings from US high-tech giants

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares gained as technology stocks were boosted by upbeat earnings from US high-tech giants

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares gained as technology stocks were boosted by upbeat earnings from US high-tech giants The Singapore Stock Exchange index closes at its highest since May 2015. (Reuters photo) Singapore shares touched a more than two-year high on Friday, led by financials on expectations of improved corporate results, while most other Southeast […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Extend Losing Streak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Extend Losing Streak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Extend Losing Streak The Singapore stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, slipping more than 20 points or 0.6 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,250-point plateau and it may take further damage again on Thursday. The global forecast for the […]

United Overseas Bank HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Limited is a bank in Asia. The Company provides financial services across the globe through its segments, which include Group Retail (GR), Group Wholesale Banking (GWB), Global Markets (GM) and Others. GR segment covers personal and small enterprise customers. GWB encompasses corporate and institutional client segments, which include medium and large enterprises, […]

DBS Group HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd is an investment holding company. The Company performs its operation through its subsidiary, DBS Bank Ltd (the Bank), which is engaged in a range of commercial banking and financial services, principally in Asia. The Company’s operating segments include Consumer Banking/Wealth Management; Institutional Banking; Treasury, and Others. The Consumer Banking/Wealth Management segment […]

Genting Singapore HEFFX Highlights

Genting Singapore HEFFX Highlights

Genting Singapore Ltd is an investment holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the development and operation of integrated resort, operation of casinos, provision of sales and marketing support services to leisure and hospitality related businesses and investments. It operates through leisure and hospitality operations segment within Singapore. The operations in other […]

OCBC HEFFX Highlights

OCBC HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (the Bank) is a Singapore-based financial services company. The Bank is engaged in the business of banking, life assurance, general insurance, asset management, wealth management, investment holding, futures and stockbroking. Its segments are Global Consumer/Private Banking, Global Corporate/Investment Banking, Global Treasury and Markets, Insurance and OCBC Wing Hang. Global Consumer/Private Banking […]

GSS Energy HEFFX Highlights

GSS Energy HEFFX Highlights

GSS Energy Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Mechanisms division, Microshafts division and Oil extraction. The Mechanisms division provides production technology to multi-national manufacturers in the field of home and car audio entertainment, communication, computer and office automation industries and medical industries. The Microsafts division focuses on the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors awaited the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors awaited the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors awaited the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam Asian shares had a mixed session Wednesday as investors awaited the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam and rising tensions in Southeast Asia rattled […]

Global Economy May Have Bottomed Out

Global Economy May Have Bottomed Out

$GS, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: On the global markets, some green shoots are emerging. The global economy may have already bottomed out, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Economist in a note Tuesday. While growth remains soft, Goldman’s current activity indicator in February is slightly above the downwardly-revised December and January numbers. Some green […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tipped to open in the green

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tipped to open in the green

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tipped to open in the green The Singapore stock market on Monday snapped the two-day slide in which it had fallen almost 10 points or 0.3 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,270-point plateau and it’s tipped to open in the green again on Tuesday. The global […]

Tuan Sing Holdings HEFFX Highlights

Tuan Sing Holdings HEFFX Highlights

Tuan Sing Holdings Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company, which is engaged in property development, property investment and hotel ownership. The Company’s segments include Property, which is engaged in the development of properties for sale, property investment and provision of property management services; Hotels Investment, which is engaged in the investments in hotels in […]

Comfortdelgro Corporation Ltd HEFFX Highlights

Comfortdelgro Corporation Ltd HEFFX Highlights

ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company. The Company provides management services. It operates through eight segments: Bus, Bus station, Rail, Taxi, Automotive engineering services, Inspection and testing services, Car rental and leasing, and Driving centre. The Bus segment provides scheduled services and coach rental services; Bus station segment provides public bus services; […]

Wilmar International HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International Limited is a Singapore-based agribusiness company. The Company’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleo chemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers, as well as rice and flour milling. Its segments include Tropical Oils (Plantation, Manufacturing & Merchandising); Oilseeds & Grains […]

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd is a palm oil plantation company. The Company is engaged as an investment holding company. Its primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining CPO into industrial and consumer products, as well as merchandising palm products […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in January Singapore’s consumer price index (CPI) grew 0.4 percent year-on-year in January, following a 0.5-percent increase in December 2018, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in a joint statement on Monday. The MAS Core […]

Keppel Corporation Limited HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving.Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6.21. The projected upper bound is: 6.54.The projected lower bound is: 6.11.The projected closing price is: 6.33. KEPPEL CORPORATI closed down -0.020 at 6.320. Volume was 1% below average […]

StarHub Ltd. HEFFX Highlights

StarHub Ltd. HEFFX Highlights

StarHub Ltd is a Singapore-based info-communications company. The Company engaged in operation and provision of telecommunications services and other businesses relating to the info-communications industry. The Company offers a range of information, communications and entertainment services for both consumer and corporate markets. It delivers Mobile, Pay television, Broadband, Fixed network services and equipment sales on […]

DBS Group Holdings HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd is an investment holding company. The Company performs its operation through its subsidiary, DBS Bank Ltd (the Bank), which is engaged in a range of commercial banking and financial services, principally in Asia. The Company’s operating segments include Consumer Banking/Wealth Management; Institutional Banking; Treasury, and Others. The Consumer Banking/Wealth Management segment […]

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (the Bank) is a Singapore-based financial services company. The Bank is engaged in the business of banking, life assurance, general insurance, asset management, wealth management, investment holding, futures and stockbroking. Its segments are Global Consumer/Private Banking, Global Corporate/Investment Banking, Global Treasury and Markets, Insurance and OCBC Wing Hang. Global Consumer/Private Banking […]

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd HEFFX Highlights

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd HEFFX Highlights

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd. is a China-based investment holding company. The Company is also engaged in provision of agency service for shipbuilding and related activities. The Company’s segments include shipbuilding segment, investment segment, trading segment and other. The shipbuilding segment is engaged in shipbuilding, offshore marine equipment construction and ship design. The investment segment consists […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) inflation and growth remain resilient amid external risks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) inflation and growth remain resilient amid external risks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) inflation and growth remain resilient amid external risks The Singapore dollar’s three-month winning streak is facing its stiffest test yet as global growth headwinds dim the outlook for further central bank tightening. An above-consensus inflation report Monday would go a long way toward ensuring the currency’s advance remains on track. A […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74), a large-cap worth S$50b, comes to mind for investors seeking a strong and reliable stock investment. Most investors favour these big stocks due to their strong balance sheet and high market liquidity, meaning there are an abundance of stock in the public market available for trading. These firms won’t be left […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests mild upside The Singapore stock market has finished higher in three consecutive trading days, gathering more than 40 points or 1.3 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just shy of the 3,280-point plateau and it may see additional support again on Thursday. The global forecast for […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors are keeping a close eye on talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators in Washington

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors are keeping a close eye on talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators in Washington

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors are keeping a close eye on talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators in Washington Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a modestly high finish on Wall Street that extended the market’s gains into a fourth week. The Nikkei 225 index NIK, +0.60% rose 0.3% despite news that […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) growth outlook dims amid trade, global demand woes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) growth outlook dims amid trade, global demand woes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) growth outlook dims amid trade, global demand woes After a year “of two halves” in which growth started out briskly before losing speed towards end-2018, economists expect Singapore’s small and trade-dependent economy to slow further in 2019 amid weakening global demand for semiconductors and protracted trade tensions. Official data released on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) at over four-month high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) at over four-month high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) at over four-month high Singapore stocks closed at a more than 4-month high on Wednesday, leading the gains in Southeast Asia after US President Donald Trump said he could relax the China trade deal deadline, while Philippines fell for the fourth straight day. Trump said on Tuesday that he could let […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits 3-week high on trade optimism

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits 3-week high on trade optimism

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits 3-week high on trade optimism Singapore stocks climbed in line with Asian peers on Wednesday, lifted by the possibility that Washington and Beijing might reach an agreement in trade talks, while other regional markets flitted in a flat-to-lower range after paring early gains. Ahead of the high-level talks due in […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) retail sales slump 6.0% in December

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) retail sales slump 6.0% in December

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) retail sales slump 6.0% in December Retail sales in Singapore fell by 6.0% on a year-on-year basis in December, worsening from the 2.4% decline in the previous month as sales from all segments in the index including motor vehicle sales and computer and telecommunications equipment fell except for medical goods and […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) traders watching for developments of next round of US-China talks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) traders watching for developments of next round of US-China talks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) traders watching for developments of next round of US-China talks Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as traders watched for developments on a fresh round of trade talks with the United States this week in Beijing. Markets in China and Taiwan, reopening after a weeklong Lunar New Year break, edged higher […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

3$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold EasedUSD CautiousCrude Oil DownStocks Off In Asia Notes: Messrs. Mnuchin and Lighthizer open another round of trade talks in Beijing this week to push for a deal to protect American intellectual property and avert a 2 March increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods. Gold: Gold prices eased Monday as uncertainties around US-China trade tensions […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January The growth of new orders, new exports and factory output slowed down. The Singapore Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) recorded a further 0.4 point drop from the previous month to a slower expansion at 50.7 in January, according to the Singapore Institute of Purchasing […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside The Singapore stock market headed south again on Friday, one session after it had ended the three-day slide in which it had stumbled almost 30 points or 0.9 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,190-point plateau although it figures to bounce […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market Singapore’s Office Price Index rose by 5.7 per cent the whole of last year compared with a 2.4 per cent decline in 2017, according to statistics from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). With the index rising six straight quarters, accumulating a total gain […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates Asia markets cheered on Thursday, as a dovish United States (US) Federal Reserve signalled it would slow down its pace of interest rate hikes, putting an ease on concerns to the rising cost of borrowing. This is even though weak economic […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights Singapore stocks marked another day of losses on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.42 per cent or 13.31 points to 3,174.38. Advancers outnumbered decliners 215 to 166, as 1.4 billion shares worth S$1.17 billion changed hands. However, any gains were offset by […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell Investors will focus on interim budget to be announced on Friday, 1 February 2019. The interim budget will be the last one presented by the current NDA government led by Prime Minister Modi, before the 2019 general elections in April. Trading could be volatile this week as […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week Asian markets kicked off the week with a day of cautious trading as investors braced themselves for a busy week, with key events such as US-China trade talks, the Brexit “B” plan decision and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting on the cards. Weak Chinese […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously optimistic

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously optimistic

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously optimistic The Singapore stock market has fallen lower in three straight sessions, sinking almost 50 points or 1.6 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,170-point plateau although it may stop the bleeding on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is cautiously […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide Amid a cautious trading environment, Singapore stocks continued their downward slide yesterday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) losing 0.68 per cent or 21.6 points to close at 3,171.11. Investors are finding more reasons for gloom than cheer, with the International Monetary Fund’s downgrade of its […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil UpStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate. Gold: Gold prices stood firm Wednesday on higher demand for safe-haven assets over concerns of slowing global economy and […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years in the last quarter of 2018. Wall Street was […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher Singapore stocks opened higher on Monday (Jan 21), with the Straits Times Index advancing 9.17 points, or 0.3 per cent to 3,233.51 as at 9.01am. Gainers outnumbered losers 75 to 20, after about 73.5 million shares worth $44.1 million changed hands. The most actively traded counter was JCG […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Renewed Support Predicted

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Renewed Support Predicted

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Renewed Support Predicted The Singapore stock market on Thursday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 55 points or 1.7 percent. The Strait Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,215-point plateau although it figures to rebound on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian markets […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street Singapore stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 3.98 points, or 0.12 per cent to 3,233.09 as at 9.05am. Gainers outnumbered losers 67 to 32, after about 38.1 million shares worth S$80.3 million changed hands. The most actively traded […]

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

The notion of dining at Michelin-Starred restaurants evokes visions fine food and $$$$$, but there are some spots that will not break your bank. So, if you are in Southeast Asia, and looking to try the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, you will need a plane ticket to Singapore and standing in lengthy queues. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat Asia markets took a break on Wednesday, as investors assessed and looked for direction after the British Parliament overwhelmingly rejected its Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Markets also tuckered out from the earlier growth stimulus announcement from China. Britain’s Members of […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors Singapore’s export-driven economy is among the most vulnerable in the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict, but major investors said its stock market could deliver attractive returns this year. “It’s very attractive and that’s one of the reasons why we’re actually overweight Singapore relative to other Asian equities,” Kelvin Tay, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data Asia Pacific markets started off the trading week mostly on the back foot as China’s disappointing trade data spooked investors. Major indexes in South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Singapore tumbled Monday afternoon. The market in Japan is closed for a public holiday. Shares in Asia were lower after Chinese government data showed […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120

Singapore: STI Index (.STI)  vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120.01. The projected upper bound is: 3,290.82. The projected lower bound is: 3,113.67. The projected closing price is: […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday as U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, which closed up 1.1 percent on Wednesday, retreated 1.4 percent to 20,141.93. The Kospi in South Korea […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery In a year beset by trade conflicts, weakening growth in China and Brexit uncertainties, Singapore’s Straits Times Index lost 9.8 per cent, but still outperformed the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index in 2018. Singapore stocks are poised to extend gains […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets uncertain about Sino-U.S. trade deal Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday, as investors watched the second day of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. While the midlevel talks, held in Beijing, were not expected to produce a deal, there was hope that they would lead to higher-level negotiations that […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) marking a three-week closing high Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Singapore marking a three-week closing high, as the start of Sino-US trade talks raised hopes that a deal would alleviate concerns about slowing global economic growth. US officials are meeting their Chinese counterparts in Beijing for trade negotiations starting later […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rebound as Asia advances Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,111.31. The projected upper bound is: 3,149.67. The projected lower bound is: 2,969.88. The projected closing price is: 3,059.77. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) 2019 Outlook Weak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) 2019 Outlook Weak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) 2019 is time to sell Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 3,376.64. The projected lower bound is: 2,716.55. The projected closing price is: 3,046.60. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rise sharply

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rise sharply

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares rise sharply Singapore stocks opened higher on Thursday (Dec 27), with the Straits Times Index gaining 1.5 per cent or 43.68 points to 3,054.83 as at 9am, reversing the previous session’s losses. Gainers outnumbered losers 125 to 15, after 46.7 million shares worth $40.3 million changed hands. Among the most […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits near 2-month low as most Southeast Asia markets fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits near 2-month low as most Southeast Asia markets fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hits near 2-month low as most Southeast Asia markets fall Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell tracking their global peers with Singapore taking the maximum hit on Wednesday (Dec 26), as continued concerns over political uncertainty in the US prompted investors to steer clear of riskier assets. Local trading volumes were largely […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in line with a weaker Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in line with a weaker Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in line with a weaker Wall Street Singapore stocks suffered a kneejerk fall at the opening bell on Thursday morning (Dec 20) but pared losses within minutes of trading. At 9am, the Straits Times Index was down as much as 0.56 per cent or 16.98 points at 3,041.67 in line with […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Down, Stocks Off + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Off  Notes: The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announce its interest rate stance Wednesday, the market sold off. In Asia Gold: Gold prices steadied on Thursday, after shedding half a percent in the previous session as the Fed delivered a less-dovish outlook on monetary tightening than many wanted and had […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Fed’s interest-rate decision remains on top of investors’ mind

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Fed’s interest-rate decision remains on top of investors’ mind

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Fed’s interest-rate decision remains on top of investors’ mind The Fed’s interest-rate decision remains on top of investors’ mind. While the Fed began a two-day policy meeting Tuesday, U.S. president Donald Trump warned the central bank against making “yet another mistake” in a tweet about raising interest rates. The regional benchmark index rose a […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Xi’s speech gives no hope to stock traders

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Xi’s speech gives no hope to stock traders

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Xi’s speech gives no hope to stock traders Xi Jinping’s speech marking the 40th anniversary of China’s reform era was one that Asia’s equity investors had their eyes on Tuesday. But his comments weren’t what they were hoping for. No new initiatives for reform measures were mentioned, and it ended up […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors remain cautious

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors remain cautious

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors remain cautious Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Monday, as investors remained cautious after the region’s biggest trading partner China posted disappointing economic data on Friday, while dismal regional data added to woes. On the upside, the Singapore benchmark index bucked the weak trend to close 1.2% higher, […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Flat to Little Changed USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Steady Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q mark when Russia will go to its agreed production level. And US production will go on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) index falls on weak China data Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed lower on Friday after a set of weak data from the region’s biggest trade partner China signalled at concerns around global economic slowdown and apprehensions over Washington and Beijing’s trade negotiations. China’s November retail sales grew at the weakest […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Falling In Asia Notes: China feeling the pain, the nation’s November retail sales grew at the weakest pace since Y 2003 and industrial output rose the least in nearly 3 years as domestic demand softened further, underlining rising risks to the economy as Beijing now works to quickly […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Thursday on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions in light of recent positive steps taken by both the countries, but the Thai index was pulled lower by weakness in energy-linked shares. The sentiment across broader Asia seemed […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors betting on hopes that U.S.-China tensions will ease Singapore and Malaysia shares snapped a six-session losing streak Wednesday as banking stocks climbed on the back of broad Asian equities rally as investors bet that U.S.-China tensions will ease. The Straits Times Index closed up 1.3% at 3099.99 and the FBM […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) concerns over slowdown in the city-state’s manufacturing activity

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) concerns over slowdown in the city-state’s manufacturing activity

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) concerns over slowdown in the city-state’s manufacturing activity Singapore shares slid on Tuesday, one of the worst performing markets in Asia, amid concerns over slowdown in the city-state’s manufacturing activity and as doubts shrouded U.S.-China trade truce. Malaysia stocks also declined. The Straits Times Index ended 0.7% lower at 3167.79. Yangzijiang […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) manufacturing PMI contracts in November

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) manufacturing PMI contracts in November

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) manufacturing PMI contracts in November A Barometer of Singapore’s electronics manufacturing activity dipped into contractionary territory for the first time in more than two years in November, as US-China trade tensions and the peaking of the global semiconductor cycle weighed on sentiment. The latest electronics sector Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) extended […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) posted monthly gain amid trade worries

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) posted monthly gain amid trade worries

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) posted monthly gain amid trade worries Malaysia shares fell Friday capping quarterly earnings reporting seasons amid wild swings in commodity prices and heightened caution ahead of G-20 summit this weekend. Singapore stocks rose. The FBM KLCI ended 1% lower at 1679.86, dragging the monthly loss at 1.7%. Most sectors in Malaysia […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hopes of China-US trade truce Asian markets mostly saw moderate gains yesterday, as the latest positive turn in the Trump-Xi dalliance gave stocks a mild mid-week boost. Singapore stocks ended higher with the Straits Times Index rising 4.08 points, or 0.1 per cent to 3,094.48. Gainers outnumbered losers 225 to 146, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) resh threats from United States President Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) resh threats from United States President Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) resh threats from United States President Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs Local shares snapped four days of gains yesterday after fresh threats from United States President Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs on Chinese imports spooked investors. The cautious mood sent the Straits Times Index (STI) […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) upbeat on surging crude oil prices and global trade optimism

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) upbeat on surging crude oil prices and global trade optimism

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) upbeat on surging crude oil prices and global trade optimism The Singapore stock market has moved higher in four straight sessions, advancing almost 65 points or 2.1 percent along the way. The Straight Times Index now rests just above the 3,090-point plateau and it’s got another green light again on Tuesday. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Slide at Open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Slide at Open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Slide at Open Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 3,134.76. The projected lower bound is: 2,967.05. The projected closing price is: 3,050.90. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Slightly Higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Slightly Higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Slightly Higher Singapore stocks closed the session slightly higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index rising 2.73 points, or 0.1 per cent to 3,041.38. Losers outnumbered gainers 193 to 170, after about 1.22 billion shares worth S$669.8 million changed hands. The most actively traded counter was Rich Capital, which fell 12.5 per […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) trading sets stage for negative start

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) trading sets stage for negative start

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) trading sets stage for negative start A steep fall in US stocks for the second straight day on renewed global growth concerns does not bode well for domestic stocks, which stare at a gap-down opening on Wednesday. The only silver lining is the 6 per cent plunge in crude prices overnight, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Open Lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Open Lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Set to Open Lower Singapore shares opened lower on Tuesday morning (Nov 20), with the Straits Times Index down 32.99 points, or 1.08 per cent, to 3,032.08, after Wall Street stocks sank on Monday. At 9.04am, losers outnumbered gainers by 97 to 24, with about 39.2 million shares worth $71.7 million […]

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