SINGAPORE shares pulled back at Wednesday's open after the Ministry of Trade and Industry tightened its forecast of Singapore's economic performance in 2020 the day before.

MALAYSIA share prices opened lower on Wednesday with the FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index down 7.19 points, or 0.46 per cent, to 1,557.55 as at 9.04am.

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

[BENGALURU] Tesla Inc on Tuesday announced a five-for-one stock split, sending the electric carmaker's recently high-flying shares up 7 per cent in extended trade.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened marginally higher on Wednesday despite losses on Wall Street on renewed pessimism about a new pandemic aid bill.

[BENGALURU] European stocks hit a near three-week high on Tuesday, as US stimulus bets and encouraging data out of China and Germany galvanised growth-linked cyclical sectors like travel and...

[NEW YORK] US stocks reversed course on Tuesday to end in the red, with all three major indices dropping and the broad S&P 500 closing lower for the first time in eight days.

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KEPPEL Corp shares were dragged down on Tuesday as investors were on edge after the surprise announcement that Temasek Holdings has scrapped its S$4 billion partial offer for the conglomerate.

SHARES of Sembcorp Industries (SCI) and Sembcorp Marine (SMM) saw heavy trading on Tuesday after shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of their two-part recapitalisation and demerger...

[NEW YORK] US stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing in on a record high, as investors bet on more stimulus measures and a steady post-coronavirus recovery following a...