Singapore Stocks - Factors to watch on Jan 23

Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:45am GMT

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Following are some company-related and market news that could
have an impact on the local market.
    
                                                                               
 ----------------------MARKET SNAPSHOT @ 0023 GMT ------------
                     INSTRUMENT   LAST       PCT CHG   NET CHG
 S&P 500                          1492.56      0.44%     6.580
 USD/JPY                          88.57       -0.15%    -0.130
 10-YR US TSY YLD                 1.8435          --     0.000
 SPOT GOLD                        1694.41      0.17%     2.810
 US CRUDE                         96.8         0.12%     0.120
 DOW JONES                        13712.21     0.46%     62.51
 ASIA ADRS                        134.38      -0.62%     -0.84
 -------------------------------------------------------------                 
 
 
    GLOBAL MARKETS-BoJ to buy assets, S&P 500 sets new 5-year
high 
    SE ASIA STOCKS-Most end off lows; late buying seen after
BOJ 
 
 
    STOCKS TO WATCH
    --CAPITACOMMERCIAL TRUST 
    - CapitaCommerical Trust, which owns offices, said its
fourth quarter distributable income rose 7 percent to S$58.3
million, helped by new tenants and lease renewals.
 
    
    -- MAPLETREE INDUSTRIAL TRUST 
    - Mapletree Industrial Trust, which owns factories and other
industrial assets, said its third quarter distributable income
rose 6.9 percent to S$37.7 million, helped by rental revenue and
improved occupancies. 
    
    -- SUNTEC REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST 
    - Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns commercial
assets, said its fourth quarter distributable income dipped 5.3
percent to S$52.4 million, mainly due to the closure of its
properties Suntec Singapore and Suntec City Mall for upgrading
works. 
    
    -- SINGAPORE EXCHANGE LTD 
    - Singapore Exchange, Asia's second largest bourse operator
by market capitalisation, reported a 17 percent rise in its
second quarter net profit to S$76.3 million, helped by a strong
performance at its derivatives business. 
    
    
    MARKET NEWS
 
 > Nikkei falls, exporters sold on profit-taking          
 > Banks, commodity stocks lift S&P 500 to 5-year high    
 > Prices up on weaker housing data, focus on debt limit 
 > Yen squeezed higher, Aussie eyes inflation data      
 > Gold up on Japan stimulus, U.S. stocks at 5-year high 
 > Oil rises on BOJ plan, German investor sentiment      
 > Key political risks to watch in Singapore      
 
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