SINGAPORE (May 22): Here are some stocks to watch this Monday morning:

QT Vascular is in talks with interested third parties for possible transactions involving its coronary products.The talks come hot on the heels of the disposal of its Chocolate PTA, its non-drug coated peripheral asset, to global healthcare company Medtronic, for US$28 million ($39 million). Shares of QT Vascular closed at 3 cents.

See: QT Vascular says in talks with transactions regarding coronary products

Vallianz Holdings, the provider of offshore support vessels (OSVs) and integrated offshore marine solutions to the oil and gas (O&G) industry, announced losses of US$159.4 million for the 15 months ended March 31, compared to FY15 ended Dec earnings of US$17.5 million a year ago. Shares of Vallianz closed flat at 2 cents on Friday.

See: Vallianz sinks into FY17 loss of US$159 mil on exceptional expenses

Golden Agri-Resources says its subsidiary, PT SMART Tbk, has developed two planting materials – Eka 1 and Eka 2 – which will “increase crude palm oil (CPO) yields to the highest levels in the industry” without increasing land under cultivation. Shares of Golden Agri closed flat at 38 cents on Friday.

See: Golden Agri-Resources announces new planting material to increase CPO yields to ‘highest in industry’

Singapore eDevelopment (SeD), through its subsidiary, Global BioLife Inc., has initiated research on a new universal therapeutic drug platform, known as Linebacker, to combat a range of diseases including Alzheimer’s, diabetes and cancer. Shares of SeD closed at 6 cents on Friday.

See: Singapore eDevelopment subsidiary starts research on universal drug platform

mm2 Asia announced Friday that it is in preliminary discussions to acquire a stake in the Golden Village Cinema business in Singapore. Shares of mm2Asia closed 3.5 cents higher at 60.5 cents on Friday.

See: mm2 Asia in preliminary discussions to buy stake in Golden Village Cinema

Koh Brothers Group on Friday says it has made its maiden entry into the Korean real estate market with the joint-acquisition of a freehold site in Seoul’s famed Gangnam-gu district for 95.8 billion Korean won ($119.0 million). Shares of Koh Brothers closed half a cent lower at 30 cents on Friday.

See: Koh Brothers goes 'Gangnam style' with acquisition of $119 mil property

IHH Healthcare reported 1Q earnings doubled to RM470 million ($151.2 million), following a RM313.4 million gain from the group’s divestment of a 6.07% stake in Apollo Hospitals. IHH Healthcare closed 1 cent lower at $1.91 on Friday.

See: IHH Healthcare 1Q earnings double on divestment gain; sells remaining stake in Apollo Hospitals

Directory publisher Global Yellow Pages is selling 80% of its 100% shareholding in eFusion Solutions, a provider of direct and channel marketing services, to Samara Ventures for a cash consideration of $1.2 million. Shares of Global Yellow Pages closed 1 cent lower at 15 cents on Friday.

See: Global Yellow Pages disposes 80% stake in eFusion for $1.2 mil

Markets
On Friday, US stocks rose but closed below their session highs on renewed concerns about Donald Trump's presidency, after two new reports related to a federal investigation into possible coordination between Russia and Trump's election campaign. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 141.82 points, or 0.69%, to 20,804.84, the S&P 500 had gained 16.01 points, or 0.68%, to 2,381.73 and the Nasdaq Composite had added 28.57 points, or 0.47%, to 6,083.70.

The Straits Times Index fell 4.74 points to 3,216.92, bringing its loss for the week to just 38 points or 1.2%. Trading volume between Monday and Thursday averaged $1.3 billion, dipping on Friday to two billion units worth $1.2 billion. Excluding warrants, there were 214 rises versus 207 falls.