Futures

Cryptocurrency

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride

SINGAPORE (June 17): When bitcoin was born, it was a symbol of counterculture — a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation.

Commodities

Gold powers to 6-month high as turmoil spurs demand for haven

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Gold is rallying into the end of 2018 as turmoil in global equities, the partial US government shutdown and concerns about the outlook for next year stoke demand, lifting prices

SGX market turnover up 24% on-year to $26.7 bil in April

SINGAPORE (May 9): Singapore Exchange (SGX) saw a 24% year-on-year increase in total Securities market turnover value to $26.7 billion in April 2018.

Hot Stock

SGX shares opens near 7% lower on Nifty futures exit news

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Shares in Singapore Exchange (SGX) opened at $7.40 -- nearly 7% lower than its Friday closing price of $7.89 -- following news that the Indian stock exchanges are intending to r

Singapore Exchange seeks to defuse tensions over National Stock Exchange of India in futures dispute

SINGAPORE (Feb 12): Singapore Exchange extended an olive branch to its counterpart in India as it sought to defuse escalating tensions that threaten to kill an 18-year licensing partnership.

Broker's Calls

Buy S-REITs on dips as valuations remain stretched, advises OCBC

SINGAPORE (Aug 22): OCBC Investment Research is maintaining “neutral” on Singapore REITs (S-REITs) after all 24 REITs under its coverage reported 2Q17 results that came in line with its expectation

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Commodities

Investors see oil break out of narrow range with record bets

NEW YORK (Feb 28): Oil has been bound to the tightest price range in more than a decade, and yet hedge funds have never been so confident it will eventually rally.

Commodities

Investors are pouring into gold

NEW YORK (Feb 3): The Federal Reserve has emboldened gold bulls.

Commodities

Yuan weakness is metals’ strength: Bloomberg Gadfly

SINGAPORE (Nov 17): Most commodities are denominated in, and therefore pegged to, the US dollar but these days the Chinese yuan is starting to have as much influence on prices.

Broker's Calls

Uninspiring market, IPO dearth hurting SGX in near term

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): Credit Suisse is initiating coverage of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) with a “neutral” call and a target price of $7.60, citing lack of near-term catalysts.

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