STI ends Friday flat but adds 1.8% on the week
SENTIMENT in the Singapore market was generally risk-off on Friday. Investors took to profit-taking on property-related counters that have rallied but dips on stocks with heavier exposures to Hong Kong left the blue-chip index nearly unchanged.
Singapore shares end flat on Friday, up 1.8% on the week
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,222.63, up 1.97 points or 0.06 per cent on Friday.
Singapore shares move up despite headwinds
THE local market spent much of the trading day lower before reversing those losses, showing resilience at a time when equity markets are mostly facing headwinds - with the exception of hopes of a US Federal Reserve rate cut.
Singapore shares close 0.4% higher on Thursday amid cautious sentiment
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,220.66, up 12.92 points or 0.4 per cent.
STI remains resilient amid headwinds
SINGAPORE equities picked up from where they left off on Tuesday, on the up, before the weight of US-China trade concerns - lingering in the background after the recent rally - and protests in Hong Kong dented investor sentiment.
Real estate, manufacturing, F&B counters feature in SGX trading
REAL estate, manufacturing and food & beverage (F&B) companies account for almost half of the top 200 Singapore-listed firms by trading turnover in the first five months of the year.
Singapore shares end flat on Wednesday amid poor showing in regional markets
SINGAPORE equities picked up from where they left off on Tuesday, trading higher in the early session before the weight of US-China trade concerns - lingering in the background after the recent rally - and protests in Hong Kong dented investor sentiment.
Interest in Reits, property counters lingers
SINGAPORE equities pushed on as risk-on sentiment continued to permeate the market, with interest still in property-related counters, among others.
Singapore shares press on, adding 0.7% on Tuesday
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,209.58, up 21.47 points or 0.7 per cent
Asia markets close higher on positive signs
RISK-ON sentiment in the region was alive and kicking on Monday with the local market being no exception.
Renewed M&C offer lifts CDL shares 5.9% higher
CITY Developments Limited (CDL) shares got a sprightly start to the week on its renewed offer for all remaining shares in London-listed subsidiary Millennium & Copthorne hotels (M&C).
Singapore shares gain 0.7% on Monday as risk-on sentiment returns
SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,188.11, up 21.82 points or 0.7 per cent.
Hot stock: CDL shares add 5% after renewed offer for M&C
CITY Developments Limited (CDL) shares got a sprightly start to the week, gaining more than 5 per cent in the early session on its renewed offer for all remaining shares in London-listed subsidiary Millennium & Copthorne hotels (M&C).
China's economic figures for May in the spotlight
REGIONAL markets saw some reprieve from May's slide - due to rekindled US-China trade tensions - to start June on hopes that the US Federal Reserve would subscribe to rate cuts.
Singapore shares post first weekly gain in five weeks
IT WAS a strong finish to the week for the local equity market as risk-on sentiment returned to the region. Investors were buoyed by hopes that the US could delay its plan to hit Mexico with tariffs, as well as dovish central banks pulling the trigger on rate cuts.
Singapore shares extend gains on Friday, up 1.6% on the week
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,166.29, up 20.11 points or 0.6 per cent on Friday.
Investors make a play for Reits
TRADE tensions and growth worries continued to plague the local equity market, but investors took heavily to indicators that the US Federal Reserve could lower interest rates in the near future, giving rise to activity in real estate investment trusts (Reits).
Singapore shares eke out gains, adding 0.1% on Thursday
THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,146.18, up 3.81 points or 0.1 per cent on Thursday.
Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon down 0.3% at 3,131.86
THE local market returned from Wednesday's break trading moderately lower as trade tensions and growth worries continued to put a dent on sentiment.
STI gets reprieve from trade, economic woes
A COMBINATION of investors moving to defensive plays and buying up oversold counters, as well as hopes that the US Federal Reserve would lower interest rates saw the local market get off to a positive but cautious start to June.
Singapore shares add 0.6% on Tuesday but trade, growth fears linger
THE Straits Times Index (STI) built on Monday's gains to close at 3,142.37, up 18.91 points or 0.6 per cent on Tuesday.
STI starts June with modest gain
FOLLOWING a dour May, the local benchmark index managed to register modest gains in the first trading session of June but trade worries and global growth concerns continue to hang over investor sentiment.
Share buybacks in May hit nine-month high
SHARE buybacks reached a nine-month high in May, almost three times April's figure, as the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) had a month to forget.
Singapore shares add 0.2% on Monday
SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,123.46, up 5.70 points or 0.2 per cent.
Broker's take: PhillipCapital remains 'overweight' on telecoms sector, upgrades calls on sector's stocks
PHILLIPCAPITAL remains "overweight" on the Singapore telecom sector and has upgraded its calls on the sector's three stocks, it said in a report on Monday.