Singapore trading news

Singapore: Singapore shares opened lower on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index down 17.38 points or 0.6 per cent to 3,055.06 as at 9.05am. About 50 million shares worth S$90 million in total changed hands, which worked out to an average unit price of S$1.78 per share. Decline to Advance outnumbered by 72 to 52.

The most actively traded stock was Genting Singapore, which fell S$0.005 to S$0.965 with 5.7 million shares changing hands. Other actives included Breadtalk and Singtel.

Among financials, DBS was trading down S$0.22 or 0.9 per cent at S$23.58; OCBC shares fell S$0.01 or 0.1 per cent to S$11.06 and UOB dropped S$0.32 or 1.3 per cent to S$24.32.

Top Gainer Stock

Stock Last Change
Haw Par 12.6 0.19
HongkongLand USD 6.61 0.16
Jardine C&C 34.95 0.05
SIA 9.33 0.04
Frencken 0.43 0.035

Top Loser Stock

Stock Last Change
JSH USD 36.57 -0.89
UOB 24.33 -0.31
JMH USD 64.64 -0.18
DBS 23.64 -0.16
Best World 2.34 -0.15


Stocks in news

Epicenter Holdings:
Epicenter Holdings said on Monday night that its S$400 million proposed switch takeovers by two land organizations, expected to reposition the firm as a territorial property player after it left the neighborhood Apple affiliate business, is currently off as the gatherings had neglected to concur on the terms of understandings for the proposed procurement. 

Great Eastern Holdings: Great Eastern Holdings is gaining Indonesia-enrolled PT QBE General Insurance Indonesia for US$28 million, it declared on Tuesday morning. The exchange is relied upon to be finished in the primary portion of 2019, subject to endorsement by Indonesia’s budgetary administrations specialist Otoritas Jasa Keuangan and the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Hong Leong Asia: Hong Leong Asia’s CEO and executive Philip Ting withdrew from Monday to leave with impact from Jan 6 2019 to seek after different interests. Tan Eng Kwee, a previous Hong Leong Asia CFO somewhere in the range of 2008 and 2011 who was most as of late a free budgetary advisor, is to assume control Mr Ting’s positions.

Pine Capital: FINANCIAL administrations assemble Pine Capital intends to purchase up to a 51 percent stake in Hong Kong-based resource the board firm Silver Tree Hong Kong for HK$2.55 million (S$447,368.43) in offers, as indicated by a declaration on Tuesday before the market opened.


Currency Market

Forex Signals
: The SGD gains against USD little bit, USD/SGD pair trades at 1.3727 after weak US dollar index. Previous it closed at 1.3741.Daily trading Range: 1.3722-1.3745


World Market

Subsequent to moving lower down in morning trade, stocks organized a significant turnaround through the span of the trading session on Monday. The significant midpoints climbed well off their most exceedingly awful dimensions of the day and into positive region.

The major index all closed higher, in spite of the fact that the Nasdaq beat its partners, climbing 51.27 focuses or 0.7 percent to 7,020.52. The Dow crawled up 34.31 focuses or 0.1 percent to 24,423.26 and the S&P 500 edged up 4.64 focuses or 0.2 percent to 2,637.72. The turnaround on Wall Street came as dealers went deal chasing after the early shortcoming expanded the auction seen a week ago.

The Dow and the S&P 500 bounced back in the wake of hitting their least intraday levels in seven and eight months, separately.

Light trading volume action may have added to the instability, as a few dealers stayed on the sidelines in the midst of an absence of major U.S. financial information.


Index Last Change%
Dow 30 24423.3 0.14
S&P 500 2637.72 0.18
Nasdaq 100 7020.52 0.74
FTSE 100 6721.54 -0.83
DAX 10622.1 -1.54


Commodity Market

Gold Price
: Gold is trade mild positive in Asia, conceivably following drop in the greenback. In this way, 200-day moving normal (MA) of $1,255 could be put to test soon.

Daily Trading Range: $1235-$1250

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