Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Jan 2

Wed Jan 2, 2013 12:30am GMT

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SINGAPORE, Jan 2 - Following are some company-related and
market news which could have an impact on the local market.
 
                                                                                                  
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0005 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1426.19      1.69%    23.760
 USD/JPY                          86.54       -0.15%    -0.130
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.7565          --     0.000
 SPOT GOLD                        1670.87     -0.22%    -3.670
 US CRUDE                         91.67       -0.16%    -0.150
 DOW JONES                        13104.14     1.28%    166.03
 ASIA ADRS                        132.46       1.53%      2.00
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    GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia holds breath as U.S. fiscal talks go to
the wire 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    -- SC GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS LTD 
    - SC Global Developments' chief executive officer and
chairman Simon Cheong's stake in the company increased to 63.7
percent from 60.9 percent after acceptances of his voluntary
unconditional cash offer for the remaining shares in the
company.    
    
    MARKET NEWS
 > Wall St ends 2012 riding high on "cliff" deal optimism 
 > US bond prices end year lower as fiscal deal seen near 
 > Dollar rises in thin trade, ends 2012 lower overall  
 > Gold up 6 pct in 2012; rallies late on US fiscal deal 
 > Brent crude rises, hits record annual average for 2012 
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
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