Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low At times of sharp declines, important lows provide support. The STI has moved below the Oct 2018 low of 2,972 and is testing the intra-day Oct 2018 low of 2,961. Short-term stochastics is at the low end of its range but it maybe another […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Market Expected To Extend Its Gains

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Market Expected To Extend Its Gains

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Market Expected To Extend Its Gains The Singapore stock market has tracked higher in consecutive trading days, gathering more than 15 points or 0.5 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,025-point plateau and it’s tipped to open in the green again on Thursday. The […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore manufacturing shrinks in February at fastest pace since 2014 on coronavirus outbreak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore manufacturing shrinks in February at fastest pace since 2014 on coronavirus outbreak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore manufacturing shrinks in February at fastest pace since 2014 on coronavirus outbreak Manufacturing shrank in February at the fastest pace in more than five years, reflecting the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The decline was led by the electronics sector, which had expanded in January for the first […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore factory activity hit by sharpest fall in more than 5 years amid COVID-19 outbreak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore factory activity hit by sharpest fall in more than 5 years amid COVID-19 outbreak

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Singapore factory activity hit by sharpest fall in more than 5 years amid COVID-19 outbreak Singapore’s factory activity contracted sharply in February, amid an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak that has disrupted global supply chains and affected production in the region. The Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell 1.6 points from the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sinks 3.2% amid global worries over Covid-19 spread

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sinks 3.2% amid global worries over Covid-19 spread

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sinks 3.2% amid global worries over Covid-19 spread Singapore stocks plunged to a 15-month low, which suggests that the global markets are increasingly convinced of the possibility that the Covid-19 outbreak will result in a pandemic. After reaching a 15-month low at 3,008.460, the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell by […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market plunges amid global bloodshed on virus fears

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market plunges amid global bloodshed on virus fears

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market plunges amid global bloodshed on virus fears Fears that the coronavirus outbreak could turn into a worldwide pandemic sparked panicked selling across the region yesterday. The local market was among several Asian bourses that fell by more than 3 per cent to extend a collapse in New York and Europe […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.19 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.19 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.19 pct lower Singapore stocks closed lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.19 percent, or 5.82 points, to close at 3,111.7. A total of 1.82 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.66 billion Singapore dollars (about 1.19 billion U.S. dollars). Losers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks in relief rebound, most of Asia still shaky day after coronavirus-fuelled global rout

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks in relief rebound, most of Asia still shaky day after coronavirus-fuelled global rout

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks in relief rebound, most of Asia still shaky day after coronavirus-fuelled global rout Singapore stocks enjoyed a relief rebound on Tuesday morning (Feb 25) even as most of Asia continued their slide as signs that the coronavirus outbreak here seems to be largely contained overcame bearish sentiment after a 1,000-point […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Core inflation hits lowest in more than 4 years at 0.3%

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Core inflation hits lowest in more than 4 years at 0.3%

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Core inflation hits lowest in more than 4 years at 0.3% Singapore’s core inflation gauge in January hit its lowest level in four years, data on Monday (Feb 24) showed, due to lower services and retail prices that authorities said would persist as the coronavirus outbreak takes a hit on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.47 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.47 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.47 pct lower Singaporean stocks closed lower on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.47 percent, or 15.03 points, to close at 3,198.68. A total of 1.64 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.16 billion Singapore dollars (about 834.5 million U.S. dollars). Gainers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Government announced a Budget which featured $5.6 billion to help firms

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Government announced a Budget which featured $5.6 billion to help firms

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) – Government announced a Budget which featured $5.6 billion to help firms Singapore stocks rose on Wednesday (Feb 19) morning, reversing their losses from the previous day when the Government announced a Budget which featured $5.6 billion to help firms, workers and households cope with the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. The latest Budget […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Test Support At 3,200 Points

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Test Support At 3,200 Points

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Test Support At 3,200 Points The Singapore stock market on Thursday snapped the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 60 points or 1.9 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,220-point plateau and it’s expected to open under pressure again on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.22 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.22 pct lower

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.22 pct lower Singapore stocks closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.22 percent, or 7.03 points, to close at 3,213.00. A total of 1.61 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 945.6 million Singapore dollars (about 680.6 million U.S. dollars). Losers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to find support

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to find support

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to find support The Singapore stock market has tracked lower in two straight sessions, sliding almost 70 points or 2.3 percent in that span. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,165-point plateau although it’s expected to find support on Tuesday. The global forecast for the Asian markets […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Banks close lower but stocks related to healthcare outperform market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Banks close lower but stocks related to healthcare outperform market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Banks close lower but stocks related to healthcare outperform market Asian equity markets continued their slide to start the week, with investors keeping a close eye on the fast-spreading coronavirus. New cases of infection within China have slowed in the past week, but Mr Stephen Innes, AxiCorp’s chief market strategist, noted […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slides 1.2% as bank and property stocks fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slides 1.2% as bank and property stocks fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slides 1.2% as bank and property stocks fall The sharp sell-off in China sparked by concerns about the coronavirus outbreak triggered similar reactions across the region, with most stock markets tumbling yesterday. Chinese shares fell more than 7 per cent after the extended Chinese New Year break, despite the People’s Bank […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Singapore’s Leader Says Economic Rebound Depends on Global Calm

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Singapore’s Leader Says Economic Rebound Depends on Global Calm

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Singapore’s Leader Says Economic Rebound Depends on Global Calm Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the city state’s economy could improve in 2020 only if any number of global risks don’t materialize, particularly emanating from the U.S. Singapore is poised to rebound from 2019, when a potent mix of trade-war […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Rises In December

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Rises In December

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Rises In December Singapore’s consumer price inflation rose more-than-expected in December, data from the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed on Thursday. The consumer price index rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in December, following a 0.6 percent increase in November. Economists had expected a 0.7 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Take Further Damage

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Take Further Damage

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Take Further Damage The Singapore stock market has moved lower in two straight sessions, giving away more than 35 points or 1.1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,245-point plateau and it’s expected to open under pressure again on Wednesday. The […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings The Singapore stock market has finished higher in two straight sessions, collecting almost 25 points or 0.7 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,280-point plateau and it’s predicted to open higher again on Monday. The global forecast for the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mixed After Trade Pact Signed

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mixed After Trade Pact Signed

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mixed After Trade Pact Signed The Singapore stock market has finished lower in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 10 points or 0.3 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,255-point plateau although […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mostly Lower Ahead of U.S.-China Deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mostly Lower Ahead of U.S.-China Deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asia Mostly Lower Ahead of U.S.-China Deal Market sentiment dragged in Asia on Wednesday ahead of the U.S. and China signing a phase one trade deal. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index faded 108.59 points, or 0.5%, to 23,916.58. The Japanese yen changed hands at 109.92 per U.S. dollar, strengthening from […]

Additional Selling Pressure Tipped For Singapore: STI Index (.STI)

Additional Selling Pressure Tipped For Singapore: STI Index (.STI)

Additional Selling Pressure Tipped For Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Singapore stocks closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.62 percent, or 19.96 points, to close at 3,218.86. A total of 1.32 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.02 billion Singapore dollars (about 755.44 million U.S. dollars). Losers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares off to strong start for the year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares off to strong start for the year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares off to strong start for the year Investors were filled with new year optimism yesterday, giving 2020 a surprisingly buoyant start. Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) shot up by as much as 1 per cent at one stage before ending the session at 3,252, up 29.17 points or 0.9 per […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ends 2019 in the black after roller-coaster year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ends 2019 in the black after roller-coaster year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ends 2019 in the black after roller-coaster year Analysts eyeing catch-up rally in the new year should trade and manufacturing recover Stocks slipped globally in quiet New Year’s Eve trading Tuesday with many markets closed. Wall Street could close 2019 with back-to-back daily losses in a year that the U.S. posted […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI): Investors focusing on Singapore flash Q4, full-year GDP data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI): Investors focusing on Singapore flash Q4, full-year GDP data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI): Investors focusing on Singapore flash Q4, full-year GDP data As 2019 comes to a close, market activity is likely to remain tepid with traders still making their return from their holiday break. That said, liquidity in the region’s markets will likely pick up towards the end of the week, with the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) recovery in doubt after shock manufacturing fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) recovery in doubt after shock manufacturing fall

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) recovery in doubt after shock manufacturing fall Singapore’s factories produced far less than expected in November, underlining the tentativeness of the recovery in the global electronics industry and the continuing fallout from the trade war that has hit export-dependent economies. The setback, after two months’ of fairly positive data, raises fresh […]

All three local banks lead charge, keeping Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in positive territory

All three local banks lead charge, keeping Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in positive territory

All three local banks lead charge, keeping Singapore: STI Index (.STI) in positive territory Singapore equities outperformed most other regional markets, some of which are showing signs of fatigue after a strong run that began in the lead-up to last Friday’s confirmation of a US-China “Phase One” trade deal. “Equity markets are enjoying a massive […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to strengthen but no sign of breakout

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to strengthen but no sign of breakout

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to strengthen but no sign of breakout The Straits Times Index has staged a rebound during the week, and is now facing resistance at its flattening 200-day moving average at 3,224. Short-term stochastics is turning up from the low end of its range and looks set to move higher. The […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) global forecast is upbeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) global forecast is upbeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) global forecast is upbeat The Singapore stock market on Wednesday ended the two-day slide in which it had stumbled more than 30 points or 1 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,170-point plateau and it’s called higher again on Thursday. The global forecast for the Asian markets […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) economy is expected to grow 0.7 percent this year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) economy is expected to grow 0.7 percent this year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) economy is expected to grow 0.7 percent this year The Singapore economy is expected to grow 0.7 percent this year, up from 0.6 percent in the previous survey in September, according to the latest quarterly poll of professional forecasters by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released December 11. The Singapore economy expanded […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to fall at open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to fall at open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to fall at open Singapore stocks closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.47 percent, or 14.89 points, to close at 3,179.82. A total of 965.37 million shares changed hands with a turnover of 906.24 million Singapore dollars (about 666.35 million U.S. dollars). Losers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.46 pct higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.46 pct higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks close 0.46 pct higher Singapore stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going up 0.46 percent, or 14.40 points, to close at 3,174.19. A total of 915.62 million shares changed hands with a turnover of 965.91 million Singapore dollars (about 709.49 million U.S. dollars). Gainers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sentiments are showing signs of a recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sentiments are showing signs of a recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) sentiments are showing signs of a recovery Local business sentiments are showing signs of a recovery after being weighed down for most of the year by an uncertain global economic outlook amid a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. Business confidence strengthened to +5.31 percentage points for the first […]

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

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

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Extend Losing Streak The Singapore stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, surrendering more than 20 points or 06 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,195-point plateau and it may take further damage again on Monday. The global forecast […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) May Add To Its Winnings The Singapore stock market on Wednesday ended the two-day losing streak in which it had lost more than 15 points or 0.5 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,215-point plateau and it’s predicted to see additional support on Thursday. The global forecast […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Tipped To Bounce Higher Again

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Tipped To Bounce Higher Again

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Tipped To Bounce Higher Again The Singapore stock market turned lower again on Monday, one session after it had snapped the three-day losing streak in which it had dropped almost 70 points or 2.1 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,220-point plateau although it’s expected to rebound […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation rate eased to its weakest level in over three years

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation rate eased to its weakest level in over three years

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation rate eased to its weakest level in over three years Singapore’s core inflation rate eased to its weakest level in over three years in October, data showed on Monday. The core consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.6% from a year earlier, compared with a 0.7% rise in September. This […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Extend Its Losses

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Extend Its Losses

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Stock Market May Extend Its Losses The Singapore stock market has moved lower in consecutive trading days, surrendering almost 30 points or 0.9 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,230-point plateau and it’s tipped to open in the red again on Thursday. The global […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Economic Growth May Be Bottoming Out

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Economic Growth May Be Bottoming Out

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Economic Growth May Be Bottoming Out Singapore stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going down 0.28 percent, or 9.09 points, to close at 3,229.78. A total of 1.2 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.1 billion Singapore dollars (about 807.93 million U.S. dollars). […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation likely eased to its slowest pace in nearly three years

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation likely eased to its slowest pace in nearly three years

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) core inflation likely eased to its slowest pace in nearly three years Singapore’s core inflation likely eased to its slowest pace in nearly three years in July, reinforcing expectations that the central bank will loosen policy later this year to support the city-state’s subdued economy. A Reuters poll of 11 economists […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rose in line with broader Asia as stimulus proposals in major economies muted recession fears

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rose in line with broader Asia as stimulus proposals in major economies muted recession fears

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rose in line with broader Asia as stimulus proposals in major economies muted recession fears Thailand cuts 2019 growth forecast to 3% from 3.8% Thai customs-cleared trade data for July due on Wed Malaysia hits over 1-week closing high By Niyati Shetty Aug 20 (Reuters) – Singapore and Malaysian stocks rose […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stock dividends payout slides Decleration in the world economy is beginning to take its toll on dividend payouts around the world, according to the latest Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index. In Singapore, US$3.8 billion of dividends were paid out in the second quarter of 2019, US$500 million lower than the US$4.3 billion […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hurt by losses in financial sector

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hurt by losses in financial sector

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) hurt by losses in financial sector U.S. curve inverts for first time in 12 years Singapore hurt by losses in financial sector Vietnam claws back ground to end 1.1% higher Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Thursday, tracking a global downturn in equities as an inversion in the U.S. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may bounce back

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may bounce back

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may bounce back Market is seen opening higher tracking strong leads from Asian markets and overnight rally on the Wall Street. Trading of Nifty 50 index futures on the Singapore stock exchange indicates that the Nifty could rise 19 points at the opening bell. The all-India general Consumer Price Index (CPI) […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) headed for its weakest annual growth rate in a decade

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) headed for its weakest annual growth rate in a decade

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) headed for its weakest annual growth rate in a decade Singapore is headed for its weakest annual growth rate in a decade. It’s blaming its troubles on the US-China trade war. The country warned Tuesday that economic growth could fall to 0% this year. Previously, it predicted its economy would grow […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously rose following a volatile week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously rose following a volatile week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) cautiously rose following a volatile week Asian markets cautiously rose in early trading Monday, following a volatile week for global markets as U.S.-China trade tensions increased. Goldman Sachs on Sunday said that it does not expect a trade deal before the 2020 presidential election, and warned that the ongoing trade war is […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fall bucking the positive trend in key global markets including the US

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fall bucking the positive trend in key global markets including the US

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fall bucking the positive trend in key global markets including the US Singapore stocks opened weaker on Thursday (Aug 8), bucking the positive trend in key global markets including the US. The Straits Times Index fell 0.68 per cent or 21.52 points to 3,163.17 points as at 9.03am. Losers outnumbered gainers […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks take a beating as escalating Sino-US trade tension rattles investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks take a beating as escalating Sino-US trade tension rattles investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks take a beating as escalating Sino-US trade tension rattles investors Singapore shares began trading on Wednesday morning (Aug 7) in positive territory, recovering from the previous day’s losses after US stocks bounced back overnight as the yuan steadied. The Straits Times Index rose 0.11 per cent or 3.59 points to […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) huge losses as traders anticipated more flare-ups

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) huge losses as traders anticipated more flare-ups

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) huge losses as traders anticipated more flare-ups Asian equities had no time to catch their breath on Monday, falling end over end in huge losses as traders anticipated more flare-ups from Washington after China’s yuan slumped to a decade low and stoked fears of rising trade-war pains and the spectre of […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors appear to be in a risk-off mode amid US-China trade escalation

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors appear to be in a risk-off mode amid US-China trade escalation

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors appear to be in a risk-off mode amid US-China trade escalation Singapore stocks opened the week on the back foot on Monday (Aug 5), with the Straits Times Index (STI) plummeting by as much as 2 per cent in morning trade. This comes as investors appear to be in a […]