Singapore stocks falter ahead of MSCI reweighting

SINGAPORE shares retraced some of their earlier gains on Tuesday in another sign that the market remains tentative about a smooth return to normalcy amid threats of a second wave of Covid-19...

Investors focused on value could miss out on new growth plays

THE 21 per cent decline in the Straits Times Index (STI) this year belies strong buying activity among retail investors. The STI currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of about 10 times, and a...

Over half of STI stocks dive to 52-week lows - bloodbath could continue

THE Straits Times Index (STI) on Monday registered its biggest single-day loss since October 2008 on the back of diving oil prices and escalating fears of the Covid-19 outbreak.

New Trump tariffs send jitters through markets

BY reimposing tariffs on imports of some base metals from Brazil and Argentina, US President Donald Trump stole the headlines in a way only he could, leaving regional markets reeling from fears...

Trade deal hopes boost Asian markets

REGIONAL markets gained on Monday, lapping up the possibility of a US-China trade deal as negotiations between the two countries appeared to advance over the weekend.