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STI sees largest single-day fall since 2008

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) had its largest single-day fall since Oct 24, 2008, when the benchmark lost 8.3 per cent.

STI closes 7.4% lower -- its largest single-day decline since October 2008

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) had its largest single-day fall since Oct 24, 2008, when the benchmark lost 8.3 per cent.

Singapore stocks: STI down 7.5% at Monday afternoon reopen

SINGAPORE equities are on track for their worst single-day performance since October 2008 as more countries turned to lockdowns to combat the effects of the fast-spreading Covid-19 pandemic.

Asia: Stocks take further hit amid more lockdowns to fight Covid-19; STI down 7.4%

ASIAN shares slumped on Monday as more governments turned to lockdowns to combat the spread of Covid-19, which has killed more than 14,000 people globally. There are now over 330,000 confirmed cases of the disease.

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STI's losing streak runs into seventh session

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) extended its losing streak into its seventh day on Thursday, after stimulus measures announced by the European Central Bank (ECB) failed to lift sentiment as the global economy stares down the prospect of a Covid-19 induced recession.

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AUD dive to weigh on some Singapore listcos

THE Australian dollar (AUD) hit a record low against the Singapore dollar (SGD) on Thursday, and the former's weakness could affect Singapore-listed entities that derive substantial earnings from Down Under.

STI's losing streak runs into 7th day, falls 4.7% on Thursday

Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) extended its losing streak to seven on Thursday, after stimulus measures announced by the European Central Bank (ECB) failed to lift sentiment as the global economy stares down the prospect of a Covid-19 induced recession.

Singapore stocks: STI down 4.7% in afternoon trading

SINGAPORE equities are on track for a seventh successive session of losses after the European Central Bank's (ECB) stimulus measures failed to lift moods as fears mount over a virus-induced global recession.

Broker's take: DBS downgrades SATS to 'fully valued' with lower target price of S$2.66

DBS Group Research has downgraded SATS to "fully valued" from "hold", a call that implies a negative total return of more than 10 per cent over the next 12 months, until the outlook for the Covid-19 pandemic and regional travel numbers improves.

Asia: Stocks slide after ECB measures fail to lift battered sentiment, STI down 4.5%

ASIAN stocks are mostly in the red on Thursday after early enthusiasm over the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement of stimulus measures faded and fear returned amid the struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

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STI's losing streak continues as rally fades

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) looked set for a rebound of its own, but ended up extending its losing streak to six as concerns over the spread of Covid-19 overshadowed policy support to combat the economic fallout from the outbreak.

STI reverses early-session gains to end 1.2% lower on Wednesday

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) looked set for a rebound of its own, just like Wall Street did so on Tuesday, but concerns over the spread of Covid-19 overshadowed policy support to combat the economic fallout from the outbreak.

Broker's take: Citi downgrades Great Eastern to 'hold', expects 32% decline in FY2020 profit

CITI Research has downgraded insurer Great Eastern Holdings to "hold" and slashed its price target to S$19.50 from S$27 to take into account an estimated net profit decline of 32 per cent for FY2020.

Maybank Kim Eng stays positive on S-Reits, favours industrial Reits

MAYBANK Kim Eng remains positive on the outlook of Singapore real estate investment trusts (S-Reits) despite unit prices falling by around 24 per cent since February while the broad market trades at decade lows.

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STI continues slide after Wall Street's plunge

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) continued to fall on Tuesday after Wall Street's record plunge, as support measures failed to calm investors who are increasingly worried over the economic strain brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

STI continues slide, falls 1.7% on Tuesday

Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) continued on the downtrend on Tuesday in a mixed session in Asia after Wall Street's record plunge, as support measures failed to calm investors who are increasingly worried over the economic strain brought about by Covid-19.

Broker's take: Maybank Kim Eng still positive on S-Reits

MAYBANK Kim Eng remains positive on the outlook of Singapore real estate investment trusts (S-Reits), despite unit prices falling by around 24 per cent since February, while the broad market trades at 10-year lows.

Asia: Stocks lower after Wall Street has another 'Black Monday', STI down 0.7%

ASIAN stocks are trading lower after Wall Street's record plunge on Monday as policy measures by central banks and governments failed  to calm markets fraught with fear by the escalating fallout from Covid-19.

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STI closes at its lowest level in over a decade

SINGAPORE'S Straits Times Index (STI) closed at its lowest level in over a decade on Monday, after the US Federal Reserve's second off-cycle emergency rate cut in March and disappointing February economic data releases from China.

STI closes at lowest since July 2009 on Monday after Fed emergency cut

Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) closed at its lowest level in over a decade on Monday, after the US Federal Reserve's second off-cycle emergency rate cut in March and disappointing February economic data from China.

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Monday afternoon trading, down 3.7% on day

SINGAPORE equities fell deeper into the red when trading resumed on Monday afternoon after the US Federal Reserve's second off-cycle emergency rate cut.

Asian stocks continue slide after Fed emergency cut fails to lift mood; STI down 2.5%

ASIAN shares resumed their drop after the US Federal Reserve made another off-cycle emergency rate cut, with the sell-off on Monday suggesting policy measures, at least temporarily, are not enough to calm markets spooked by the escalating fallout from Covid-19.

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Focus on central bank measures to combat Covid-19

AFTER a week where global equities had their worst run since 2008's global financial crisis, investors are likely to place their attention on the easing efforts by central banks amid the worsening spread of Covid-19.

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STI falls 11% in worst weekly performance since 2008

AS an indicator of the volatility that financial markets are currently facing, Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) had a topsy-turvy session to end a week where it - along with other regional equity benchmarks - clocked their worst showings since 2008's global financial crisis.

Big swings see STI recover most of Friday's early losses, down 11% on the week

AS an indicator of the volatility that financial markets are currently facing, Singapore's Straits Times Index (STI) had a topsy turvy session to end a week where it - along with other regional equity benchmarks - clocked in their worst performances since 2008's global financial crisis.