Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Feb 4

Mon Feb 4, 2013 5:55am IST

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Following are some company-related and market news which could
have an impact on the local market.
                                                               
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0021 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1513.17      1.01%    15.060
 USD/JPY                          92.73        0.01%     0.010
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 2.0411          --     0.016
 SPOT GOLD                        1665.09     -0.09%    -1.450
 US CRUDE                         97.52       -0.26%    -0.250
 DOW JONES                        14009.79     1.08%    149.21
 ASIA ADRS                        136.94       0.87%      1.18
 ------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
 
    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on factory, U.S. jobs data; euro
jumps, yen slumps 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Firmer; Manila, Jakarta at record high;
Thailand at 18-yr peak 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- CAPITARETAIL CHINA TRUST 
    - CapitaRetail China Trust, which owns shopping malls, said
its fourth-quarter distributable income rose 7 percent to S$16.8
million ($13.55 million), helped by higher rental income from
tenants' sales. 
    
    -- CHOSEN HOLDINGS LTD 
    - Chosen, which makes components for electronics, reported a
loss of S$58,000 ($46,800) for the six months ended December due
to weaker orders for data media storage products after the drop
in global demand for personal computers. 
    
 MARKET NEWS
 > Nikkei rises on signs of U.S. recovery, weak yen       
 > Wall St surges to 5-year highs; Dow ends above 14,000  
 > Bonds slip as stock gains hurt bid for safe-haven debt 
 > Yen stays on backfoot, central banks eyed this week  
 > Gold lifted by US payrolls data, posts weekly gain   
 > Brent crude jumps, premium over US crude widens       
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
    ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKETS
    S.Korea       China      Hong Kong    
    Taiwan       India       Australia/NZ     
     
    OTHER MARKETS
    Currency      Eurostocks      JP bonds  
    ADR Report    LME metals  
         
    STOCKS NEWS
    US 
    Europe 
    Asia   
    
    DIARIES & DATA: 
    Singapore diary     
    U.S. earnings diary     
    European diary      
    Asia Macro         
        
    TOP NEWS
    Front Page         Asian companies 
    U.S. company News European companies 
    Forex news          Global Economy 
    Tech, Media and Telecoms 
    Financials          General/political 
    A multimedia version of Reuters Top News is available at:
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