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Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 6
August 5, 2013 / 11:44 PM / 4 years ago

Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Aug 6

Following are some company-related and market news which could
have an impact on the local market.
                                                              
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 2313 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1707.14     -0.15%    -2.530
 USD/JPY                          98.26       -0.04%    -0.040
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 2.64            --     0.000
 SPOT GOLD                        1302.51     -0.06%    -0.830
 US CRUDE                         106.52      -0.04%    -0.040
 DOW JONES                        15612.13    -0.30%    -46.23
 ASIA ADRS                        142.26      -0.58%     -0.82
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    GLOBAL MARKETS- U.S. stocks pull back from highs, dollar
down vs yen  
    SE ASIA STOCKS- Weak in thin market, Thai stocks edge
up 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    CITY DEVELOPMENTS  
    City Developments Ltd said on Tuesday its net profit rose 48
percent from a year earlier as gains from asset sales offset
lower contributions from hotels 

    SINGAPORE EXCHANGE LTD 
    Singapore Exchange said its total securities turnover was
S$27.5 billion ($22 billion) in July, up 2 percent year-on-year.
However securities daily average value fell 3 percent to S$1.2
billion from a year earlier. 
    In derivatives, total futures and options volume increased
52 percent year-on-year to 8.8 million contracts. 
    
    ASCOTT RESIDENCE TRUST 
    Ascott Residence Trust said in an investor presentation it
will continue to actively look for accretive acquisitions in key
gateway cities in Asia as well as London, Paris and key cities
in Germany. 
    
    MARKET NEWS
 
 > Nikkei sags on weaker US jobs report; volume drops       
 > Dow, S&P slip from record highs on year's lowest volume  
 > US Bonds fall on strong service data, upcoming supply   
 > Sterling shines as shaky Aussie awaits RBA decision    
 > Gold drops on strong U.S. and UK economic data         
 > Oil touch lower; upbeat US data offsets supply recovery 
 > 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 
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