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More investors buy into megatrends amid search for better yield

INVESTORS are increasingly buying into funds and instruments that track opportunities based on long-term megatrends, in the hope of achieving better returns from paying heed to big structural themes that may also hedge against risks of a world that is increasingly becoming more insular.

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EHT dives 15.5% on Queen Mary lease worries

STAPLED securities of Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) sank on Friday, despite assurance from the property trust that its sponsor, Urban Commons (UC), is not at risk of losing its lease on a key asset in California.

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Singapore shares extend gains on Friday, up 2.3% on the week

SINGAPORE equities ended the week on a high, buoyed by better-than-expected local factory output for September as well as talks that China is seeking to have punitive tariffs scrapped in exchange for buying more US agricultural products.

Singapore shares extend gains on Friday, up 2.3% on the week

BUOYED by developments that China sought to have tariffs scrapped in exchange for buying more US agricultural products and local factory output for September defying expectations of a fall, Singapore equities ended the week on a high.

Broker's take: DBS initiates coverage on Centurion with 'buy', S$0.52 target price

DBS Equity Research has initiated coverage on student and worker dormitory operator Centurion Corporation with a "buy" call and a target price of 52 Singapore cents, citing the company's resilience and its ability to generate stable revenue "even in times of crisis".

Hot stock: Eagle Hospitality Trust sinks 14% despite assurance on Queen Mary lease

STAPLED securities of Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) dived on Friday, despite the property trust saying its sponsor, Urban Commons (UC), is not at risk of losing its lease on a key asset in California.

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Positive cues from Wall St cheer Asia markets

LED by Wall Street's positive cues on a number of strong performances from US corporates, there were many reasons for confidence on Thursday as risk appetite returned to Asia's equity markets.

Singapore shares add 0.8% following strong Wall St performance

LED by Wall Street's positive cues on a number of strong performances from US corporates, there were many reasons for confidence on Thursday as risk appetite returned to Asia's equity markets.

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Investors pile into SembMarine, seeing it as a proxy play on Keppel

WITH Temasek's partial offer to take its stake in conglomerate Keppel Corp to 51 per cent the talk of the town, investors are taking more interest in one of the conglomerate's proxies Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine).

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Investors book profits after strong start to week

IT WAS all quiet along the US-China trade front, so Brexit worries and a weak revenue forecast from US semiconductor giant Texas Instruments took the lead in driving sentiment during Wednesday's session in Asia.

Singapore shares drop 0.5% on Brexit worries, global tech concerns

WITH no updates from the US-China trade front, Brexit worries and concerns over the global tech sector after a weak revenue forecast from US semiconductor giant Texas Instruments drove sentiment during Wednesday's session in Asia.

Hot stock: SembMarine shares hit 3-month high, up 3% at midday break

SEMBCORP Marine (SembMarine) advanced by as much as 5.2 per cent during Wednesday’s early session, hitting a three-month high as interest in the offshore and marine (O&M) player continues to build steam after Monday’s partial offer by ...

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US, China comments lift investor sentiment

POSITIVE remarks from both the US and China on trade matters, which suggest negotiations between the two sides are inching towards a deal, lifted spirits and made for a friendly Tuesday for Asian equities.

Singapore shares gain 0.7% after positive US-China trade comments

THE Straits Times Index (STI) build on a positive start to the week, opening 1.1 per cent higher before pulling back on some those early gains to end at 3,160.67, a gain of 21.52 points or 0.7 per cent.

 

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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...

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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. 

 

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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.

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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.

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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.