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Asian Pay Television Trust announces strategic review; prices surge 15.5% but remain near all-time low
SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Units in Asian Pay Television Trust (APTT) have jumped 15.5% to 14.9 cents as at 3pm on Monday after the group announced it is undertaking an independent strategic review. APPT said before market open on Monday that it is considering the options available for APTT and its investment in Taiwan Broadband Communications Group (TBC). The trustee-manager of APTT has set up a ...
Moutai looks like it could be China's first 1,000 yuan stock
(Apr 4): China’s booming equity market is getting closer to featuring its first 1,000 yuan stock. Four analysts tracked by Bloomberg predict liquor giant Kweichow Moutai Co. will get there within the next 12 months. The shares have rallied 47% this year, helped by a surge in sales that defied concern of a consumer slowdown. The stock rose 2.4% on Thursday, closing at 865 yuan ...
Best World up another 4.3% after SGX query on Thursday
SINGAPORE (Feb 8): Shares in Best World International are up another 4.3% or 14 cents at $3.18 at 2.40pm on Friday after closing 8.6% higher at $3.04 a day earlier. Notably, shares in Best World were already up 6% within the first hour of Thursday's trading session, triggering an unusual price movement query from the Singapore Exchange (SGX). In its response to the bourse operator on ...
UOB falls most since May on surprise lending margin squeeze
(Oct 26): United Overseas Bank fell the most in almost five months after a key gauge of loan profitability fell, overshadowing higher third-quarter net income at the Singaporean lender. The stock slid as much as 3.8% on Friday, the biggest intraday decline since May 30. The 2 basis-point drop in net interest margin in the three months ended September from the previous quarter was “the ...
Asian Healthcare Specialists eyes $10 mil investment agreement with Temasek unit
SINGAPORE (Oct 16): Asian Healthcare Specialists (AHS) is proposing to issue $5 million in convertible bonds due in 2021 to Vanda 1 Investments at the conversion price of 25 cents per conversion share. The issuance comes with a grant of an option for the investor to subscribe for another $5 million worth of shares at the price of 32.5 cents per option share. The conversion and option prices ...
Creative in Top Gainer list after Super X-Fi amp online sales boast
SINGAPORE (Sept 27): Creative Technology was third on the Top 20 Gainers list this morning, rising 23 cents or 3.7% to $6.45 with 1 million shares traded. In a filing last night, Creative boasted it sold 600 units of its newly-launched Super X-Fi amp headphone amplifier in the first 20 minutes after its sxfi.com online store went live at 6.34pm on Monday. Priced at $219 including tax, ...
ST Engineering up 22 cents on positive analyst vibes on MRA acquisition
SINGAPORE (Sept 14): Shares in ST Engineering surged 22 cents or 6.7% to $3.51 this morning after Thursday night’s news that the defence and engineering company was acquiring MRA Systems (MRAS) for a record US$630 million ($864 million) drew positive responses from analysts. As at 1.29pm, nearly 14.5 million shares were traded, making ST Engineering the sixth most actively traded stock for ...
Venture not aware of any information behind Thursday slump
SINGAPORE (Sept 13): Venture Corp said it was not aware of any information not previously announced or any other possible explanation that could explain the unusual trading activity of its shares on Thursday. The contract manufacturer was responding to a query by the Singapore Exchange after shares of the counter fell as much as 6% to a one-year low of $15.85, with nearly 2.7 million shares ...
ComfortDelGro stock rises from the ashes of Uber's demise
SINGAPORE (Aug 8): In a little over seven months, Singapore’s largest taxi company has reversed course from the city-state’s second-worst performing stock to its best, as competition for passengers eased following Uber Technologies Inc.’s exit from Southeast Asia. ComfortDelGro has rallied 20% this year, against the benchmark Straits Times Index’s 2.2% decline. The company’s shares ...
Techcomp shares soar to record high on news of pending split
SINGAPORE (Apr 25): Shares of Techcomp (Holdings) surged as much as 78% to 66 cents on Wednesday, after the laboratory equipment manufacturer announced a proposed group reorganisation which would see it split into two parts. This comes after Baodi International Investment Company, a firm linked to the government of China’s Yunnan province, last week agreed to buy over some 61.6% of the SGX ...