Singapore shares gain 0.8% on Thursday's late surge

THE Straits Times Index (STI) traded as much as 15 points lower before a strong drive to close at 3,081.83, up 25.36 points or 0.8 per cent.

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Uneventful session sees STI slide

WITH neither economic data releases to ponder over nor updates from the US-China trade front, Wednesday's session was mostly uneventful.

Singapore shares retreat 0.4% on uneventful Wednesday session

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) may have opened slightly higher but retreated as the session wore on, eventually settling at 3,056.47, down 11.05 points or 0.4 per cent. 

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No relief rally for Singapore as STI ends flat

THE US and China may have moved to allay concerns over their trade fight but investors preferred to take the assurance with a pinch of salt.

Singapore shares edge up 0.1% on Tuesday as investors remain cautious

US and China may have moved to allay concerns that trade tensions were hitting fever pitch but investors preferred to be cautiously optimistic, taking those developments with a pinch of salt.

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Asia markets suffer sell-offs on trade row

MONDAY'S disappointing performance in Asian equities surprised no one, especially after trade tensions between the United States and China kicked into overdrive during the weekend. But in its wake, the local benchmark is now in the red for the year.

Battered STI counters spur talk of shuffle in next index review

SINGAPORE'S blue chip stocks were not spared in the stock market rout on Monday - 28 out of the 30 components on the ST Index ended the day in the red. Indeed, the sharp escalation in the US-China trade war over the weekend pushed five of the counters to multi-year lows.

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S-Reits' robust yields in low-rate environment keep investors hooked

SINGAPORE real estate investment trusts (S-Reits) have had a stellar run this year, and interest in the asset class is likely to continue, analysts said.

Singapore shares drop 1.5% on Monday; in the red for 2019

MONDAY'S performance in Asia's equity markets was expected after trade tensions between the US and China kicked into overdrive during the weekend. Its impact was felt in Singapore, with the local benchmark now posting losses on the year.

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US-China trade bout sets the tone for the week

THE exchange of trade blows by China and the US over the weekend will undoubtedly set the tone for Asian trading in the last week of August, a month already shaping up as one to forget for equities.

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Singapore shares fall on Friday, down 0.15% on the week

SIMILAR to previous sessions, markets in Asia traded cautiously as investors geared up to US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's speech in Jackson Hole.

Singapore shares fall on Friday, down 0.2% on the week

SIMILAR to previous sessions, markets in Asia traded cautiously as investors geared up to US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's speech in Jackson Hole.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Friday afternoon at 3,108.95, down 0.6% on day

INVESTORS continued to stay on the sidelines following a lacklustre session on Wall Street ahead of US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson Hole. The local benchmark also underperformed regional peers with a number of counters going ex-dividend on Friday.

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Cautious trading ahead of Jackson Hole

MINUTES from the US Federal Reserve's meeting in July may have cast a pall on sentiment from those expecting the US central bank to be outwardly dovish - but its effect was limited in the local market. 

Singapore shares add 0.2% on Thursday on cautious sentiment

MINUTES from July's US Federal Reserve meeting may have cast a pall on sentiment from investors expecting the US central bank to be outwardly dovish but its effect was limited on Singapore equities.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Thursday afternoon at 3,128.75, up 0.2% on day

THE Singapore market fared better than most of its regional counterparts as investors digested the US Federal Reserve July meeting minutes for clues on the interest rate outlook ahead of Fed chair Jerome Powell's Jackson Hole speech.

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Lack of cues makes for a dull session

WEDNESDAY'S Asian session typified one lacking market catalysts. Investors preferred to stay on the sidelines ahead of the release of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's July meeting and its chairman Jerome Powell's Jackson Hole speech later in the week.

Singapore shares fall 0.4% on Wednesday ahead of Fed's July minutes

WEDNESDAY'S Asian session typified one lacking market catalysts as investors preferred to stay on the sidelines ahead of the release of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's July meeting and its chairman Jerome Powell's Jackson Hole speech later in the week.

Broker's take: Citi initiates coverage on 'hidden industrial gem' ESR Reit with 'buy'

CITI Research has initiated coverage on ESR Reit with a "buy" and a target price of S$0.57, saying the fourth-largest Singapore real estate investment trust (S-Reit) by assets under management (AUM) is a "hidden industrial gem".

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Shares advance, build on Monday's gains

THE local benchmark continued to sail ahead on hopes of accommodative central bank policies, fiscal stimulus by governments and an easing of trade tensions between the US and China.

Singapore shares put on 0.2%, continue Monday's gain

SINGAPORE equities continued to sail ahead on Tuesday on investor hopes of accommodative central bank policies, fiscal stimulus by governments and what appears to be an easing of tensions between the US and China. 

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STI rides tailwinds of PBOC rate reform

SINGAPORE equities tracked last Friday's Wall Street gains; and like its Asian counterparts, also rode tailwinds from the Chinese central bank's rate reform and positives from the US-China trade front. The Straits Times Index (STI) got the week off to a positive start, finishing at 3,128.45, up...

Yangzijiang continues run as actively traded stock for third straight session

YANGZIJIANG Shipbuilding's stock, fresh from Friday's 15.1 per cent jump, continued its rebound in Monday's trading, advancing 7 per cent before settling at S$1.01, a two-cent or 2 per cent gain.

Singapore shares add 0.4% on China policy support, trade talks hopes

SINGAPORE equities tracked last Friday's Wall Street gains, and like its Asian counterparts, also rode tailwinds from the Chinese central bank's rate reform and positives from the US-China trade front.

Hot stock: Yangzijiang shares up 6% in Monday's early session

FOLLOWING a selloff in Yangzijiang Shipbuilding that saw shares dive 17.3 per cent after last Thursday's lifting of a trading halt, the counter reversed those losses on Friday and has continued to trend upwards in Monday's early session.