Singapore stocks were pulled into positive territory at the open after stocks on Wall Street and Europe closed the previous week higher.
In early trade, the Straits Times Index headed up 0.2 per cent after 64.8 million securities changed hands in the broader market.
In terms of companies to watch for today, we have Singtel. The telecommunications provider has secured its first green loan, amounting to S$535 million over a five-year tenure, from Singapore’s trio of local banks and Standard Chartered.
Elsewhere from Singapore getting ready to list active exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to China Evergrande granted an adjournment of a court hearing, more local and international headlines remain in focus.
On Market View, The Evening Runway’s finance presenter Chua Tian Tian unpacked the developments with David Kuo, Co-founder, The Smart Investor.