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Analysts see more positive outlook for S'pore market

They expect average earnings per share growth of 8-13% for key index stocks covered

SEEKING YIELD Key themes for investment are centred on external recovery and global cyclicals, supported by earnings growth drivers in the industrial, oil and gas sectors. As QE tapering progresses, expectations of a steepening yield curve reduces investors' appetite for yield stocks. - ST FILE PHOTO

Singapore STOCKBROKING analysts are sounding a more positive outlook for 2014, with leading houses looking for average earnings per share growth of 8 to 13 per cent for key index stocks covered. This comes on the back of forecast GDP growth expectations ranging from 3 to 5 per cent for 2014. We