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Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 21
August 21, 2012 / 12:11 AM / 5 years ago

Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 21

Following are some company-related and market news which could
have an impact on the local market. Singapore's financial
markets were closed on Monday for a public holiday.
    
                                                                        
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 2356 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1418.13        -0%    -0.030
 USD/JPY                          79.32        -0.1%    -0.080
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.807           --    -0.003
 SPOT GOLD                        1619.76     -0.02%    -0.330
 US CRUDE                         95.88       -0.09%    -0.090
 DOW JONES                        13271.64    -0.03%     -3.56
 ASIA ADRS                        120.40      -0.03%     -0.04
 -------------------------------------------------------------          
 
    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip, euro wavers on ECB comment 
 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Thai stocks rise on energy; Banks lift
Vietnam 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- ASIA PACIFIC BREWERIES LTD, FRASER AND NEAVE
LTD 
    - Heineken NV raised its offer for Fraser and
Neave's stake in the maker of Tiger beer to $6.35 billion on
Friday, seeking to fend off a Thai rival for control of a
leading brand in the fast-growing Southeast Asian market.
 
    
    -- CAPITAMALLS ASIA 
    - Shopping mall developer CapitaMalls Asia said its
wholly-owned subsidiary plans to issue S$250 million worth of
unrated fixed rate notes paying 3.7 percent a year due in 2022
to institutional or sophisticated investors. 
    
    -- CHIP ENG SENG CORP LTD 
    - Property developer Chip Eng Seng said its wholly owned
subsidiary has been awarded a S$137.7 million contract from
Singapore's Housing and Development Board for building works. 
    
    
   MARKET NEWS
 
 > Wall St flat after rally; Apple biggest company ever   
 > Bonds flat as central bank action stays focus         
 > Euro rises but uncertainty keeps investors cautious  
 > Platinum hits 2-month high on S.Africa supply fears  
 > Oil lower in choppy trading; Euro zone issues weigh   
 > 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         
        
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    U.S. company News European companies 
    Forex news          Global Economy 
    Tech, Media and Telecoms 
    Financials          General/political 
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 (Reporting by Charmian Kok; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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