Category: Market

FTSE ST Basic Materials Index Plummeted 43% Today

FTSE ST Basic Materials Index down 33.54 to 43.70 on 21-Sep-2018. It caught SGX Observer’s attention that this particular index stands out among the FTSE ST Indices today with the biggest swing.  The plunge occurred this morning before 10am according to the chart shown at SGX website.   FTSE ST Basic Materials Index 21-Sep-2018 Further

Jardine Matheson Overtakes DBS Group By Market Cap

The 5 Largest SGX Stocks   Prudential, Singtel, DBS Group, Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic have been the 5 largest SGX stocks by market cap for quite sometime (except for Apr-18 when OCBC Bank overtook Jardine Strategic by about 1 billion). However, 3 out of the top 5 stocks ie Prudential, Jardine Matheson and Jardine

Venture Corp’s Recent Price Shock

  Venture Corp share price from 2000 to current date     Queried by SGX on Trading Activities. Venture Corporation’s share price is getting more volatile these days. The table below shows the days when we saw the share price swung up/down for more than 4.5% in the last 12 months, and SGX queried about

OCBC Bank overtakes SingTel as South-east Asia’s 2nd most valuable company

DBS overtook SingTel as South-east Asia’s most valuable company in November 2017. According to The Straits Times and TodayOnline, “The lender had a market capitalisation of S$62.97 billion as of Thursday (Nov 24)’s close, compared with Singtel’s S$60.42 billion. The telecommunications company is expected to face more competition from new Singapore mobile-phone entrant TPG Telecom Ltd.”