VENTURE Corporation may have posted first-quarter earnings that were in line with analysts' expectations, but its shares faced a sharp sell-off on Friday amid heavy trading.

SHARES in Venture Corporation are taking a beating in Friday's early session, with the electronics services firm S$1.66 or 8.6 per cent lower at S$17.63, as at 11.02am. 

THE following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Friday:

VENTURE Corporation's first-quarter net profit rose 8.6 per cent to S$90.9 million despite pricing pressures and intense competition in the business environment.

THE Straits Times Index (STI) generated annualised total returns of 9.2 per cent over 10 years from end-2008 to end-2018, thanks to the boost from reinvestment of dividends.

THE Straits Times Index (STI) generated annualised total returns of 9.2 per cent in the period 2009-2018, thanks to the boost from reinvestment of dividends.

VENTURE Corporation on Friday posted a net profit of S$80.8 million for the third quarter ended Sept 30, down 27.5 per cent from a year ago, missing street estimates.

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THE following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Friday: