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SGX offers corporate solutions to listed firms

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has partnered with NASDAQ OMX, the world’s largest exchange, to provide a platform of corporate solutions to locally listed companies. Called Corporate Solutions, the software – which helps to enhance corporate activities of firms – is available to all SGX-listed companies. The price will depend on the number of services subscribed […]

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SingTel pays record dividend as acquisition avenues dim

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) set a surprise record dividend payment, signalling Southeast Asia’s biggest telecoms company was struggling to find growth avenues through acquisitions. And in a sign that it could return more capital to shareholders, Singapore’s most valuable company said it was setting up a business trust to transfer some of its infrastructure assets. Trusts […]

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Tiger Airways shares plunge

Tiger Airways shares nosedived on the Singapore Exchange on Monday after Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) grounded the airline’s local fleet until July 9 due to safety concerns. Investors unloaded their shares despite the airline saying it remained committed to the Australian market in the long term. At least five analysts — from CIMB, […]

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SGX’s securities & derivatives trading volumes rise

The Singapore Exchange’s securities and derivatives trading volumes increased in June from a year earlier. In the securities market, SGX said the daily average value for June rose 8 per cent from a year ago to S$1.2 billion. Meanwhile, turnover of exchange traded funds jumped 68 per cent on-year to S$795 million. Derivatives daily average […]

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Singapore Stocks-Seen opening higher; SGX in focus

Singapore shares are likely to open higher on Friday as improved U.S. data and moves by the European Central Bank to support struggling Portugal lifts the mood. Singapore Exchange may be in focus after announcing it is consulting on a proposal to bring in circuit breakers for its securities market as a safeguard to help […]

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Temasek says still bullish on China, after bank stake selldown

Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings (TEM.UL) said on Thursday it remains bullish on China, even though it sold US$3.6 billion ($4.4 billion) worth of shares in two Chinese banks just a day earlier. “We have faith in the policies of the Chinese government in the long term and we are bullish on China in the […]

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Darco water technologies respond to SGX

SINGAPORE : Darco Water Technologies has responded to queries made by the Singapore Exchange in relation to a disclaimer of opinion by independent auditors LTC LLP on its financial statements.  Explaining the delay in making the necessary SGXNET announcement after the auditor’s disclaimer, Darco Water Technologies said that it was trying to persuade the auditors […]

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Temasek holdings profits up

SINGAPORE: Temasek Holdings on Thursday announced that the value of its portfolio assets hit a new record of S$193 billion in its financial year ended March 2011.  That was an increase of 3.8 per cent from S$186 billion in the previous year.  Group net profit was S$13 billion, more than double the S$5 billion a […]

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SGX proposes circuit breakers to curb price swings

Singapore Exchange (SGXL.SI) said on Thursday it is consulting on a proposal to bring in circuit breakers for its securities market as a safeguard to help prevent huge swings in stock prices during times of price volatility. Circuit breakers are being brought in by exchanges across the world following the so-called “flash crash” last year […]

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CEI, Keppel Land, Kim Eng, Tat Hong

The following companies may have unusual price changes in Singapore trading today. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are from the previous close. Singapore’s Straits Times Index gained for a fifth day, climbing 0.5% to 3,153.44 yesterday. CEI Contract Manufacturing (CEI SP): The maker of circuit boards named Sia Chee Hoe as chief […]

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SGX’s June securities turnover up 8%; derivatives 17% up y/y

SGX’s June securities turnover up 8%; derivatives 17% up y/y Singapore Exchange (SGX) (SGXL.SI), Asia’s second-largest listed bourse operator, said on Tuesday securities turnover increased 8% and derivatives volume rose 17% in June from a year earlier. Last month, securities turnover was $28.1 billion with a daily average value of $1.3 billion. Derivatives volume was […]

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Singapore stocks likely rise on US; Tiger Airways, Keppel in focus

Singapore shares are likely to open higher on Monday after US markets posted their best week in two years on easing debt and economic fears. Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index rose 0.6% on Friday to 3,139.01 points. Here are stocks and factors to watch: Shares of budget carrier Tiger Airways (TAHL.SI) may be in focus […]

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Symbol Bid Ask Spread
EURUSD 1.17900 1.17920 2
GBPUSD 1.33470 1.33500 3
USDCAD 1.28510 1.28540 3
USDJPY 113.460 113.480 2
USDCHF 0.99060 0.99090 3
AUDUSD 0.75320 0.75350 3
NZDUSD 0.69130 0.69180 5
EURGBP 0.88320 0.88350 3
EURCHF 1.16800 1.16830 3
EURJPY 133.790 133.820 3
AUDJPY 85.460 85.510 5
GBPJPY 151.440 151.500 6
XAUUSD 1243.75 1244.15 40
XAGUSD 15.723 15.773 5