US-China trade reprieve seen lifting markets
AS investors pivot to the third quarter of 2019 this week, trading is likely to take on a risk-friendly and upbeat note brought about by news of a trade war truce, albeit temporary, following the meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Osaka over the...
Trading for first half-year draws to cautious close
IN WHAT was the last session of the first half of 2019, the local market traded within range as investors stayed cautious and turned to profit-taking ahead of the G-20 summit talks between the US and China.
Singapore shares drop 0.2% on Friday, unchanged on the week
SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,321.61, down 6.99 points or 0.2 per cent on Friday
Equities climb on optimism ahead of G-20
REPORTS that the US and China have a tentative truce ahead of this weekend's meeting at the G-20 summit saw the local and regional equities markets stage a rebound.
Singapore shares gain 0.8% on Thursday on Sino-US trade truce optimism
REPORTS that the US and China have reached a tentative truce ahead of this weekend's meeting at the G-20 summit saw the local and regional equities market stage a rebound.
Hot Stocks: Singapore tech stocks up after Micron Q3 profit guidance beat forecasts
SINGAPORE-LISTED technology stocks, which have been facing headwinds from a global manufacturing slowdown, staged a rebound during Thursday's early session.
Sector headwinds, trade woes send Venture shares down 7% by midweek
VENTURE Corporation shares continued to slide on Wednesday after analysts lowered their outlook on the company's earnings on concerns over global manufacturing sector headwinds and US-China trade issues.
Investors taking up defensive positions
THE local equities market closed lower on Wednesday after a Wall Street sell-off as investor optimism cooled.
Singapore shares lose 0.1% on Wednesday as investor optimism cools
THE Straits Times Index (STI) continued to recede, finishing Wednesday's session at 3,301.25, 3.02 points or 0.1 per cent lower.
Hot stock: Venture shares down 3.5% as manufacturing, trade woes persist
SHARES in Venture Corp faced a selloff during Wednesday's session with analysts lowering their outlook on the mainboard-listed firm due to headwinds it faces as global manufacturing has slowed and the US-China trade conflict continues to persist.
As rally dies down, investors book profits
LAST week's equity market rally has fizzled out, with investors taking to booking profits and sentiment dampened by a new round of US sanctions on Iran. That said, the market's focus will now be this weekend's meeting between the US and China at the G-20 summit.
Singapore shares drop 0.2% on Tuesday on profit-taking, Iran sanctions
LAST week's equity market rally has fizzled out as investors took to booking profits, with sentiment dampened by a new round of US sanctions on Iran. That said, the focus will be on this weekend's meeting between the US and China at the G-20 summit.
Cautious start to the new week in Singapore
LACKING catalysts, the local equities market got the week off to a cautious start - and like its regional peers, was the site for muted action.
Singapore shares drop 0.3% on Monday amid cautious trading session in Asia
LACKING catalysts, the local equities market got the week off to a cautious start - and like its regional peers, saw muted market action.
Osaka meeting between US and China hogs the limelight
INVESTORS breathed a sigh of relief last week as the US Federal Reserve signalled a dovish stance, confirming earlier suspicions that rate cuts might be on the horizon to stem slowing economic growth.
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Index rebalancing gives late life to rally
OPPORTUNISTIC profit-taking and heightened US-Iran tensions kept a lid on the Singapore stock market for most of Friday before index rebalancing nudged it over the top near the end of the day.
Singapore shares post modest gains on Friday, up 3.1% on the week
THE rally of the past two days, which came on the back of US Federal Reserve dovishness and news that the US and China would meet at the G-20 summit, eased off on Friday. Market watchers attributed the day's performance to a combination of profit-taking by investors and worries over US-Iran...
STI gains as Fed confirms dovish stance
MARKETS like certain outcomes and its participants finally got confirmation of what they had been expecting from the US Federal Reserve - the door for impending rate cuts was open.
Singapore shares gain 0.8% as Fed confirms rate cut possibility
WITH the conclusion of the two-day US Federal Reserve meeting for June, investors got confirmation of what they were expecting - the door for rate cuts in the following months was open. This sent equity markets higher.
DBS shares add 2.5% in heavy Wednesday trading
IT was a risk-on day for the local bourse, and DBS Group Holdings got an extra boost, gaining up to 3 per cent to outperform the local benchmark.
Rate cut hopes drive further STI gains
JUDGING from recent sessions, most investors seem sold into thinking that rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve are a certainty.
Singapore shares soar 1.5% on Wednesday amid Trump-Xi meeting hopes
INVESTORS already seem sold into thinking that rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve are a certainty. With news that US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are set for an "extended meeting" at the G-20 summit, and dovishness from other central banks added to the mix, risk...
Singapore market a hive of activity
WITH high expectations of a dovish interest rate outlook in the US, investors in the local equities market took to picking up stocks in the lead-up to June's US Federal Reserve meeting.
Singapore shares gain 1% on Tuesday ahead of key Fed meeting
INVESTORS in the local equities market took to picking up stocks in the lead-up to the two-day US Federal Reserve June meeting, which starts later in the day. Expectations of a dovish Fed are high, with the question of rate cuts not a case of whether they will be done but when.