Market Updates

The STI and 3,200 – still a work in progress

The Straits Times Index gained 12 points or 0.4% over the week at 3,212.1; US-China trade talks – still no deal; Support for Wall Street came from a dovish FOMC; US yield...

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No deal yet? No problem!

The Straits Times Index gained 5 points last week to end at 3,200.18; A dovish Fed chief Jerome Powell played a big part in helping stocks rise; No US-China trade deal yet...

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US and Euro growth added to China’s economic concerns

The Straits Times Index dropped 26 points or 0.8% over the week to 3,195.87; No trade deal yet between US-China as negotiations drag on; China’s exports plunged in Feb; European Central Bank...

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Monthly wrap for February 2019: Stocks remain firm despite rise in geopolitical risk

The Straits Times Index gained 22 points or 0.7% in Feb to 3,212.69; Geopolitical risk from India-Pakistan conflict emerged at end of the month; No deal came from second Trump-Kim summit held...

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STI gained 0.9% on US-China trade optimism

The STI rose 30 points or 0.9% over the week to 3,269.90; US-China trade talks appear to be on a positive track but obstacles remain; Also in focus were the Fed’s minutes; ...

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Same factors, different week

The Straits Times Index gained 37 points or 1.2% at 3,239.74; The same factors present for previous months drove stocks – US-China trade talks, US govt shutdown; Trump signs compromise bill to...

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Upward momentum maintained

STI rose 0.4% in the first week of the Year of the Pig to end at 3,202.04; Banks were in focus, DBS due to announce 4Q figures next Monday; Share buybacks were...

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Monthly wrap for January 2019: An encouraging start to the year

STI gained 122 points or 4% for January; Inconclusive US-China trade talks and Fed’s interest rate intentions were main focus; A hawkish Fed at the end of 2018 morphed during January into...

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Securityholders’ Rights – In a Restructuring Exercise
公司推行重组计划 – 证券持有者的权利

Recently there has been a series of restructuring of companies running into serious financial difficulties and unable to meet their payment obligations. In this situation, investors of various classes do not fully appreciate their rights and implications resulting from the...

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Tugs-of-war were the name of the game last week

The Straits Times Index lost 22 points or 0.7% last week at 3,202.25; The news alternated between good and bad; Bad news included slowdowns in China, Europe and overall global growth; Good...

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