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Lookout For Manufacturing Data This Week!

The FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) marginally rose 9.71 points to close Friday’s trading session at 3,172.17 as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang expressed that China has policies in reserve to deal with economic volatility this year and it cannot ignore difficulties and risks from a slowdown in the economy.

  • Nicholas Tan and Raymond Leung
  • 31 March 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Forward

    Markets Await Manufacturing Data While Ukraine’s Crisis Intensify

    The FTSE Straits Times Index bucked a downtrend to gained 16.19 points to close Friday’s trading at 3,073.39, despite China showing signs of weakness in data from exports to industrial and the US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicating for the first time, that US interest rates could raise as soon as six months after the central bank concludes its monetary easing policy.

  • Raymond Leung and Nicholas Tan
  • 24 March 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    White House

    STI Might Stumble Despite Better-Than-Estimated US Jobs Data

    The FTSE Straits Times Index (STI) marginally rose 7.09 points to close Friday’s trading session at 3,136.26 before the release of US jobs data.

  • Nicholas Tan and Raymond Leung
  • 10 March 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Forward

    STI Stays Above 3,000; US Economic News Key Market Driver

    Markets remain jittery, though the Straits Times Index (STI) rose above the 3,100 mark and ended trading on Friday, 28 February, at 3,110.78, the highest level for the month of February, on news the Fed may alter course for reducing asset purchases should the US economy weakens.

  • Raymond Leung and Nicholas Tan
  • 03 March 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Post-Budget Week; STI On Technical Rebound

    Post-budget week and the STI appears to be on a rebound. However, there doesn’t seem to be any real reason for this. Meanwhile we have various economic news that are due out from the region and Singapore.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 24 February 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Time For Review

    Expect Markets To Take Direction From US For The Week

    After losing more than 6 percent since the start of the year, the Straits Times Index (STI) has been climbing all week although no-one, for a minute, thinks we are in any kind of a bull run.

  • Justin Harper and Nicholas Tan
  • 17 February 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    STI Breaks 3,000; Corporate Earnings In Full Swing

    The Straits Times Index greeted the market after the lunar New Year by breaking below 3,000. The Nikkei 225 was drenched in a pool of red as well.

  • Justin Harper and Louis Kent Lee
  • 03 February 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    STI Continues To Sink As Hot Money Leaves Emerging Markets

    The Straits Times Index continues its free fall from the past two trading days during morning trade today. All sub-indices are in the red with Basic Materials, Industrials and Tech stocks performing particularly poorly.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 27 January 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Company Earnings Eyed As STI Starts The Week Negatively

    While the week ahead may not be the busiest for the world economy, there are a still some key events that traders will watch out for. And in Singapore the earnings season is in full swing with some big names reporting Q3 or Q4 results.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 20 January 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    FY13 Earnings Season Is Upon Us! Up First, REITs & Trusts!

    This week marks the beginning of 4Q13’s earnings season! Be prepared as most REITs and trusts will usually be the first in line to report earnings for FY13.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 13 January 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Markets Looking Shaky

    Big Week Ahead With Significant Figures From US and China

    The first full week of 2014 starts with a bang for the global economy with some crucial factory output figures due out along with the potentially game-changing non-farm payrolls data out of the U.S at the end of the week.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 06 January 2014
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    The STI’s Last Minute Scramble To Positive Territory

    The STI is desperately scrambling to end the year in the black in what has been a topsy-turvy year for the local market, dominated by the penny stocks fiasco.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 30 December 2013
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    US & IMF See Rosier Days Ahead; Not So For STI?

    Santa is not coming to town if you are a trader in Singapore. Coupled with a fairly quiet week due to the holidays, we can expect the Straits Times Index to languish below where it started at the beginning of December.

  • Simeon Ang and Justin Harper
  • 23 December 2013
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Gloom Poured Into Markets; Will The Fed Taper This Month?

    Global markets have been fairly sluggish as we head towards the festive season, with Singapore particularly listless. This week, the US dominates the economic calendar and traders will be hoping for no end-of-year surprises before Santa arrives.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 16 December 2013
  • Forward, Tradeable
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    STI Up In Morning Trade; What’s Happening This Week?

    The STI has seen gains during the morning trading session. Possibly due to the good economic figures released over the weekend. However, if you might not want to pop the champagne just yet. These gains could head south the moment investors get worried of an early Federal Reserve taper.

  • Justin Harper and Simeon Ang
  • 09 December 2013
  • Forward, Tradeable
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