SINGAPORE (July 22): The Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is considering measures to enhance the auction routines of the local stock market. This comes in response to the sharp drop in the share price of conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings, which occurred during the 30-minute pre-open trading session in January.

On the one hand, SGX RegCo is mulling over the implementation of a price collar. This mechanism aims to act as hard price limits on the matched auction price, thus preventing the matching of orders beyond a certain range.

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