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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today
The currency market has shifted to signal expectations the Monetary Authority of Singapore will refrain from easing next month, with a measure of the local dollar's potential direction sliding to a four-year low.
On Friday, Singapore Airlines became the latest carrier to ban use of the phones during flights, following an identical move by three Australian airlines.
The cracks found on the bogie frames - for supporting the guidance system of the trains - do not compromise ability to bear weight, said the Singapore Land Transport Authority and SBS Transit in a joint news release.
Shares of Ezra Holdings fell 5.2 per cent to 5.5 Singapore cents on Friday, as trading volumes of the counter surged.
Oil and gas solutions provider SBI Offshore has called for a halt on the trading of its stock pending the release of an announcement.
The STI Today
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended a volatile week on Friday with a 21.15 points loss at 2,873.33 that cut its gain for the five days to 70 points or 2.5 per cent.