At 4.50pm, shares in Food Empire Holdings were trading at 85.5 cents, 14.76% or 11 cents higher than its last close of 74.5 cents.

The surge in share price triggered a query from Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) at 4.50pm asking the company to confirm its compliance with the listing rules.

SEE: Food Empire reports 13.3% drop in 1Q2020 earnings to $9.3 mil

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