Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on April 22

Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:09am IST

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SINGAPORE, April 22 (Reuters) - Following are some
company-related and market news which could have an impact on
the local market.
                                                              
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0034 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1555.25      0.88%    13.640
 USD/JPY                          99.81        0.04%     0.040
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.7186          --     0.014
 SPOT GOLD                        1408.06      0.30%     4.210
 US CRUDE                         87.95       -0.07%    -0.060
 DOW JONES                        14547.51     0.07%     10.37
 ASIA ADRS                        138.78       1.29%      1.76
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Nikkei bulls charge in as dollar/yen hovers
at 100 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Philippines at record high, Thailand up on
strong earnings 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- FRASER AND NEAVE LTD 
    - Fraser and Neave shares will resume trading on Monday and
the property and beverage firm has until July 19 to restore its
public float, the company said on Friday. 
    
    -- OLAM INTERNATIONAL LTD 
    - Olam International said it will announce the results of
its strategy review after trading hours on Thursday.
 
    
    -- CAPITAMALL TRUST 
    - CapitaMall Trust, which owns shopping malls in Singapore,
said its first quarter distribution per unit rose 7 percent to
2.46 Singapore cents compared with the previous year, boosted by
an increase in revenue after enhancement works at some malls.
 
    
    -- CAPITARETAIL CHINA TRUST 
    - CapitaRetail China Trust, which owns shopping malls, said
its first-quarter distribution per unit fell 4.1 percent to 2.31
Singapore cents from a year earlier, hurt by higher property
expenses. 
    
    -- SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES LTD 
    - Sembcorp said it will develop a new energy-from-waste
facility and waste transfer station in the United Kingdom for
250 million pounds ($381.4 million). 
    
    -- KEPPEL CORP LTD 
    - Ocean Mineral Singapore, a subsidiary of Keppel Corp, has
applied for its first seabed exploration licence to harvest
seabed minerals. 
    
    -- NOBLE GROUP LTD 
    - Noble Group said on Saturday it has proposed to issue
guaranteed bonds denominated in Thai baht. 

 MARKET NEWS
 > Nikkei near five-year high as yen softens after G20    
 > Wall St gets Google lift in S&P's worst week since Nov 
 > Prices dip as investors buy stocks; eyes on Boston    
 > Yen bears calling the shots,USD/JPY takes aims at 100 
 > Gold posts 5 pct weekly loss, outlook seen volatile  
 > Oil rises slightly in a second straight day of gains  
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
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