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Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Dec 20
December 20, 2012 / 12:41 AM / 5 years ago

Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Dec 20

Following are some company-related and market news which could
have an impact on the local market.
 
                                                                       
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0020 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1435.81     -0.76%   -10.980
 USD/JPY                          84.28       -0.14%    -0.120
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.7892          --    -0.017
 SPOT GOLD                        1668.44      0.11%     1.880
 US CRUDE                         89.65       -0.37%    -0.330
 DOW JONES                        13251.97    -0.74%    -98.99
 ASIA ADRS                        130.01       0.85%      1.10
 -------------------------------------------------------------         
 
    GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares slip as fiscal talks sour  
 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Banks lead Manila rally; Bangkok at 17-year
peak 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- FRASER AND NEAVE LTD, OVERSEAS UNION ENTERPRISE
LTD 
    - Singapore's Fraser and Neave said on Wednesday that its
independent financial adviser has assessed that a S$13.1 billion
($10.8 billion) takeover offer from a group led by Overseas
Union Enterprise is "not compelling, but fair".
     
    -- OLAM INTERNATIONAL LTD 
    - Olam International said Singapore state investor
Temasek bought 23.9 million shares in the commodity
trader over the previous two days, raising its stake to 18
percent from 17 percent.
    
    -- SC GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS LTD 
    - Property developer SC Global said its chairman and chief
executive officer Simon Cheong's offer to buy all the shares he
does not own at S$1.80 each will be open for acceptance until
Jan 16.          
    
    MARKET NEWS
 
 > Nikkei eases after steep rally, ahead of BOJ meeting   
 > Wall St falls as 'cliff' talks sour, but hopes remain  
 > Bonds rally as higher yields lure buyers              
 > Yen choppy as BOJ decision looms; NZD hit by data    
 > Gold ends flat, U.S. budget talks in focus           
 > Oil rises on U.S. budget deal hopes, demand optimism  
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
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    S.Korea       China      Hong Kong    
    Taiwan       India       Australia/NZ     
     
    OTHER MARKETS
    Currency      Eurostocks      JP bonds  
    ADR Report    LME metals  
         
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