Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Dec 28

Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:07am GMT

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SINGAPORE, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Following are some
company-related and market news which could have an impact on
the local market.
                                                                        
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0056 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1418.1      -0.12%    -1.730
 USD/JPY                          86.53        0.51%     0.440
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.7372          --     0.003
 SPOT GOLD                        1662.36     -0.06%    -0.930
 US CRUDE                         91.42        0.61%     0.550
 DOW JONES                        13096.31    -0.14%    -18.28
 ASIA ADRS                        130.67       0.28%      0.37
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen extends fall, Asian shares capped by US
fiscal worries 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Most up; Thai SET near 1,400 mark on fund
buying 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- KEPPEL CORP LTD 
    - Singapore oil rig builder Keppel Corp said it had secured
three new contracts worth a total of S$420 million ($343.7
million), bringing the group's order wins for 2012 to S$9.9
billion. 
    
    -- NAM CHEONG LTD 
    - Singapore-listed Malaysian offshore vessel builder Nam
Cheong said it had secured sale contracts worth a total of $56.4
million for one platform supply vessel and two anchor handling
towing supply vessels. 
    
    
   MARKET NEWS
 > Nikkei hits 21-month high                              
 > Wall St rebounds on House session, but off for 4th day 
 > Bond prices climb as US nears 'fiscal cliff'          
 > Yen drops to lows vs dlr, euro in early Asian trade  
 > Gold up again but gains small as fiscal crisis hedge 
 > Oil eases as US budget uncertainty drags on           
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
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