STOCKS

US-Iran tensions derail New Year rally

ASIAN equities were on track for a strong closing to the week after a buoyant Thursday session on Wall Street where stocks in Apple, Alphabet and Nike all hit new highs.

Singapore shares drop on Friday but rise 0.4% on the week

THE Straits Times Index (STI) was trading as much as 0.5 per cent higher before retracking to close the week at 3,238.82, dipping 13.18 points or 0.4 per cent.

STOCKS

STI clocks a strong start to 2020

The region's other manufacturing data releases have actually quietly outperformed, implying some confidence was returning, said Oanda's Jeffrey Halley.

Singapore shares get strong start to 2020

THE Straits Times Index (STI) advanced by as much as 1 per cent before ending the session at 3,252.00, registering a gain of  29.17 points or 0.9 per cent.

OUTLOOK 2020

STI forecast to advance by strong single-digit gain this year

AFTER a year of recovery for equities, the Boar will soon pass the baton to the Rat, which is likely to oversee another year of earnings turnaround - helped by better growth prospects and a low interest-rate environment.

STOCKS

STI ends 2019 little moved

IN LINE with usual end-of-year behaviour, traders that were active turned to closing their positions, resulting in most of Asia's equity markets closing the decade with a loss-making session.

Singapore shares little moved to close out 2019 trading

THE Straits Times Index (STI) closed little moved at the end of Tuesday's half session at 3,222.83, up just 0.39 point.

STOCKS

STI posts slight losses ahead of new year

UNLIKE their Wall Street counterparts last Friday, Asian equities continued to have a relatively quiet but mixed session ahead of the New Year.

STI posts slight losses ahead of New Year's Eve

THE Straits Times Index (STI) stayed mostly range-bound, ending the session at 3,222.44, down 4.09 points or 0.1 per cent.

STOCKS

Economics data may quicken stroll into 2020

AS 2019 comes to a close, market activity is likely to remain tepid, with traders still making their return from their holiday breaks.

STOCKS

Singapore shares edge up on Friday, gain 0.4% on the week

IT REMAINED a sleepy period and understandably so, with the Christmas holiday taking place in the mid-week.

Singapore shares edge up on Friday, gain 0.4% on the week

IT remained a sleepy period and understandably so, with the Christmas holiday taking place in the mid-week.

STOCKS

Post-Christmas trading sees a quiet session

TRADING in the Asia-Pacific remained relatively subdued as some markets remained closed, traders were on holiday, and accounts were closed for the year.

Singapore shares end flat in listless Thursday session

THE Straits Times Index (STI) was little changed, adding 1.32 points or 0.04 per cent to end Thursday at 3,222.99.

STOCKS

STI edges up in holiday-shortened session

WITH the lack of new market developments, the annual pre-Christmas lull was in full swing. Asian benchmarks followed a ho-hum session on Wall Street and were range-bound in a thinly-traded session.

Singapore shares rise 0.2% in sleepy pre-Christmas session

THE Straits Times Index (STI) managed to produce a decent showing, adding 7.67 points or 0.24 per cent to close Tuesday at 3,221.67.
 

HOT STOCK

Yangzijiang shares soar 6.5% with chairman back at helm

YANGZIJIANG Shipbuilding got a much needed boost from executive chairman Ren Yuanlin's return to office after a four-month absence to assist authorities in China over a confidential probe.

STOCKS

Holiday season makes for STI's dull start

THE lack of fresh leads - commonplace towards the end of the year - made for an uninspiring start to the trading week, which itself serves as a reminder that Christmas is just around the corner.

Singapore shares little moved in listless Monday session

THE lack of fresh leads - commonplace towards the end of the year - made for an uninspiring start to the trading week, which itself serves as a reminder that Christmas is just round the corner.

Hot stock: Yangzijiang shares gain 6.5% after chairman returns to work

SHARES of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding are getting a boost from executive chairman Ren Yuanlin's return to office after a four-month leave of absence to assist the authorities in a confidential probe in Beijing.

STOCKS

Investors to focus on 'phase one' trade details

WITH the upcoming Christmas break on Wednesday, a shortened week awaits traders in most markets. China and Japan are the notable exceptions.

STOCKS

Asian markets close the week mixed; STI up 0.15 %

WITH the dust settling on the confirmation that a US-China "phase one" trade deal is a go, Asian equities put in a mixed session to close the week out, despite Wall Street extending record highs on Thursday.

Singapore shares end higher on Friday, up 0.6% on the week

WITH the dust settling on the confirmation that a US-China "Phase One" trade deal is a go, Asian equities put in a mixed session to close the week out, despite Wall Street extending record highs on Thursday. 

STOCKS

Investors shrug off impeachment vote against Trump as non-factor

NEWS regarding the US Congress' vote to impeach President Donald Trump may have found itself on the front pages of most newspapers but investors in Asia shrugged that off in what was a ho-hum Thursday session.

Singapore shares dip in lacklustre Thursday session

NEWS regarding Congress' vote to impeach US President Donald Trump may have found itself on the front pages of most newspapers but investors in Asia shrugged that off in what was a ho-hum Thursday session.