SINGAPORE Nov 12 Following are some
company-related and market news which could have an impact on
the local market.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares capped, U.S. fiscal cliff weighs
SE ASIA STOCKS-Thai stocks lead losses on the week
STOCKS TO WATCH
-- SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES LTD
- Energy, water and marine group Sembcorp Industries said
its third-quarter net profit fell 18.5 percent to S$181.2
million from a year earlier, partly dragged by lower revenue
recognition for its rig building projects.
-- HARRY'S HOLDINGS LTD
- F&B Asia Ventures Ltd, a unit of Everstone Capital
Partners II LLC, offered to privatise bar chain operator Harry's
Holdings at S$0.23 per share. The offer price represents a 53
percent premium to Harry's last traded price of S$0.15.
-- FIRST RESOURCES LTD
- Palm oil producer First Resources said its third-quarter
net profit rose 25 percent to $64.3 million from a year earlier
mainly due to higher sales volumes of palm-based products.
-- GOLDEN AGRI-RESOURCES LTD
- Singapore-listed Golden Agri-Resources, the world's
second-largest palm oil plantation company, will issue up to 5
billion ringgit ($1.63 billion) in Islamic bonds in Malaysia to
fund possible acquisitions for new land, its executive told
Reuters in an interview on Friday.
-- MEWAH INTERNATIONAL
- Palm oil firm Mewah said its third-quarter net profit fell
82 percent to $1.2 million from a year earlier, hurt by lower
sales volume and weaker selling prices.
> Nikkei falls to 4-wk low on Japan GDP, US fiscal woes
> Wall St ends higher, but inventories still weary
> Bond prices rise as fiscal cliff uncertainty prevails
> Euro rises as Greece OKs budget law, Japan GDP eyed
> Gold posts weekly gain on US fiscal crisis concern
> Oil up on US data, gasoline jumps on delivery jitters
> Key political risks to watch in Singapore
ASIA-PACIFIC STOCK MARKETS
S.Korea China Hong Kong
Taiwan India Australia/NZ
Currency Eurostocks JP bonds
ADR Report LME metals
DIARIES & DATA:
U.S. earnings diary
Front Page Asian companies
U.S. company News European companies
Forex news Global Economy
Tech, Media and Telecoms
A multimedia version of Reuters Top News is available at: