The Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Dual-class shares: Is competition for hot listings spurring liberal stance?

SINGAPORE (Apr 16): On April 3, shares in music streaming service Spotify began trading on the New York Stock Exchange, following a listing exercise that tested the market’s appetite for tech stocks in several ways.

SGX halts trading in its shares after talk of separate regulatory unit

SINGAPORE (July 18): The Singapore Exchange requested for a halt in the trading of its shares just before the stock market opened on Monday.

SGX says the halt was requested to clarify a report in The Straits Times, published on Monday, entitled “Weighing the merits of hiving off SGX’s policing job”.

The commentary said there was talk SGX may be planning to set up a separate unit to house its regulatory functions.

SGX said on Monday that trading in its shares is expected to resume after the release of a full announcement.

SGX last traded at $7.74.

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