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Neo Group chairman ups stake after resilient results

FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned July 24 to 30, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 3.0 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 1.5 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to July...

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Buybacks, director deals muted amid earnings focus

FOR the five local trading sessions that spanned July 17 to 23, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.4 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 1.3 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to July 23...

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Sam Goi adds to Hanwell and Envictus stakes

FOR the four local trading sessions that spanned July 13 to 16, the Straits Times Index fell 1.1 per cent, with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.9 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to July 16 to 16....

SGX FTSE Taiwan Index Futures start trading on Monday

THE opening bell for the SGX FTSE Taiwan Index Futures (TWN) is set to ring for the first time on Monday morning at 8.45am. The July TWN contracts will trade through until July 30, not before longer term traders roll their long or short positions into the August TWN contract. The TWN contracts...

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Dr im Brahm-Droege continues adding to Dutech stake

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned July 3 to July 9, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 0.6 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 1.7 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to July 9 to 15....

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Non-exec chair raises United Global stake

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned June 26 to July 2, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 1.8 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 1.1 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to July 2 to 16...

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Buybacks and filings slow as the quarter-end approaches

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned June 19 to 25, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 2.8 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.6 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to June 25 to...

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PT ISM raises Indofood Agri Resources stake

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned June 12 to 18, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 1.4 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.3 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to June 18 to...

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Lian Beng increases its stake in SLB

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned June 5 to 11, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 0.1 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.5 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to June 11 to...

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Fewer director purchases and buybacks; STI surges

FOR the five trading sessions that spanned May 29 to June 4, the Straits Times Index (STI) climbed 7.6 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 3.5 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to June 4 to 14...

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New substantial shareholder for Sin Heng Heavy Machinery

FOR the four local trading sessions that spanned May 22 to 28, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 1.6 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 2.8 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to May 28 to...

Short-sales: Rules and safeguards

MOST investors entering the Singapore stock market for the first time do so to buy securities as part of their investment strategy. Investors holding a bearish view of the market may, however, consider selling securities short in order to buy them back at lower prices.

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Director filing momentum returns

FOR the five trading sessions spanning May 15 to 21, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 1.3 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 3.1 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to May 21 to 20.8 per...

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FMR LLC increases deemed interests in First Resources

FOR the five trading sessions spanning May 8 to 14, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 2.7 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.2 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to May 14 to 20.8 per...

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Shortened trading week; AGMs, earnings in focus

JUST three local trading sessions spanned May 1 to 7, which saw the Straits Times Index (STI) decline 1.2 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 2.4 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for the 2020 year to May 7...

Conducting company general meetings amid Covid-19 outbreak

APART from affecting how we live and work, Covid-19 has also led to many changes among corporates.

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Share buybacks edge up as earnings in focus

FOR the five trading sessions spanning April 24 to 30, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 3.2 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 4.3 per cent gain.

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Director filings subside as earnings come into focus

FOR the five trading sessions spanning April 17 to 23, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 2.7 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.9 per cent decline.

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Pace of director transactions continues to moderate

FOR the four trading sessions spanning April 13 to 16, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 1.6 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.6 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for 2020 through to April 16 to 18.5 per...

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Director filings at a more measured pace

FOR the five trading sessions spanning April 3 to 9, the Straits Times Index (STI) gained 4.8 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 6.1 per cent gain.

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Director acquisitions continue in a less volatile market

FOR the five trading sessions spanning March 27 to April 2, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 1.4 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 0.9 per cent decline. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for 2020 through to April 2 to...

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Wee Investments up UOL, Haw Par stakes

FOR the five trading sessions spanning March 20 to 26, the Straits Times Index (STI) rebounded 7.6 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 9.6 per cent gain. This has brought the STI's decline in total return for 2020 through to March 26 to 22.4...

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Buybacks and director acquisitions continue surge

FOR the five trading sessions spanning March 13 to 19, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 13.3 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging an 11.7 per cent decline.

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Buybacks surge amid market declines

FOR the five trading sessions spanning March 6 to 12, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 11.3 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 12.5 per cent decline.

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Buybacks and director acquisitions surge

FOR the five trading sessions spanning Feb 28 to March 5, the Straits Times Index (STI) declined 3.0 per cent with the Nikkei 225 Index, Hang Seng Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index averaging a 1.6 per cent decline.