Market sentiment likely to waver amid global issues
MARKET sentiment continues to waver and it should not come as a surprise if it stays that way in the coming days. Last week, investor sentiment was swayed by a number of factors, including positive US corporate earnings, developments on the US-China trade relationship, a dismal Q3 economic...
China's weak Q3 casts pall over most of Asia-Pacific
THURSDAY'S developments - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson striking a Brexit deal with the European Union and Wall Street posting strong earnings - could have guided sentiment towards a positive end to the week.
Singapore shares extend losses on Friday, end little moved on the week
THE Straits Times Index (STI) opened 0.1 per cent lower, and built on losses during the session to close at 3,114.16, skidding 11.98 points or 0.4 per cent.
Property plays a bright spot in cautious session
GOING by recent actions in Asia's equity markets, investors seem to be clinging onto positive news, be it hopes of a Brexit deal or signals of a strong US corporate season.
Singapore shares fall 0.3% on Brexit woes, US-China worries
REMINDED of global growth concerns, US-China issues, as well as doubts over a Brexit deal, investors were given a dose of reality, which made for a cautious session in Asia.
Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,129.36, down 0.2% on day
SINGAPORE equities and their regional counterparts may have got an early week boost from strong US bank earnings, but the reality of slowing global growth and that US-China related headlines played more of a role in driving sentiment on Thursday, resulting in a mixed session.
US earnings lift STI but growth concerns remain
SINGAPORE equities raced ahead on Wednesday boosted by the rally on Wall Street, which was supported strong Q3 earnings from major US banks on Tuesday.
Singapore shares gain 0.6% on Wednesday after strong Q3 US bank earnings
SINGAPORE equities raced ahead on Wednesday boosted by the rally on Wall Street, which was supported by optimism from strong Q3 earnings from major US banks the day before.
Mixed news flow grabs spotlight ahead of talks
THURSDAY'S trade talks between the US and China will continue to be the focus of investors for at least until the end of the week.
Singapore shares end flat after Thursday's volatile session
THE Straits Times Index (STI)started the day 0.4 per cent lower before clawing back to finish at 3,089.48, down just 0.42 point.
Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,085.23, down 0.15% on day
AHEAD of Thursday's talks in Washington, sentiment continues to be dictated by developments on the US-China trade front and conflicting news reports did not make matters easier, resulting in a mixed trading scene in Asia.
STI slides ahead of US-China trade talks
WITH each passing day leading up to the US-China trade talks, the prospect of a fruitful resolution gets dimmer and dimmer.
Singapore shares join regional slide, falling 0.7% on Wednesday
THE days leading up to the US-China trade talks have seen more mines scattered along the road towards a resolution. And if the effect of which wasn't noticeable during Tuesday's Asia session, it was certainly felt on Wednesday.
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Major China banks, Europe oil players seen as strong yield plays
MARKET volatility and a negative interest rate environment may spell a dour outlook for yield seekers but strategists still see scope for chasing yield plays among global equities, including European oil majors and China banks.
Trade talk speed bumps fail to hold back STI
IN contrast with Wall Street's Monday showing, Asian equities were mostly higher despite worrying signs that this week's trade negotiations between the US and China have hit some pre-talk speed bumps.
Singapore shares gain 0.4% on Tuesday despite US-China trade worries
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,110.85, adding 11.37 points or 0.4 per cent on Tuesday.
STI gains in low liquidity session
SINGAPORE equities took their cue from last Friday's encouraging performance on Wall Street to get the week off to a positive start.
Singapore shares take lead from Wall St, add 0.7% on Monday
SINGAPORE equities took their cue from last Friday's encouraging performance on Wall Street to get the week off to a positive start but worries remain over the global growth outlook as well as US-China trade tensions in the lead-up to this week's talks.
US-China trade talks to remain focus this week
LAST week, sentiment wavered greatly on worries that the resilient US economy is showing signs of a slowdown, with most now anticipating the US Federal Reserve to lower interest rates during its October meeting. With that in mind, investors are likely to look to the slew of Fed speeches this...
Singapore shares extend losses on Fri, end 1.5% lower on the week
ANOTHER week of trading, another rollercoaster ride for market sentiment.
Singapore shares extend losses on Friday, end 1.5% lower on the week
THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended the week at 3,078.36, dipping 9.61 points or 0.3 per cent.
STI's slide presents chances to buy on dips
IF TUESDAY'S disappointing US manufacturing data was a stab in the chest to investor sentiment, then Wednesday's approval of US tariffs on European imports and lacklustre US jobs data was the twist of the knife that sent regional benchmark indices to another bout of selling.
Singapore shares drop 0.5% on new trade war front, recession fears
IF Tuesday's disappointing US manufacturing data was a stab in the arm to investor sentiment, then Wednesday's approval of US tariffs on European imports and lacklustre US jobs data was the double dagger to the chest, with regional benchmark indices facing another bout of selling.