Morning Highlights

Our Focus For Today Is On Offshore and China Sector

Singapore market reacted positively to overnight Wall Street gains, with STI up 6.31 points at 2974.69. 

U.S. major averages all closed in positive territory, at their best closing levels in well over a year, but on light volume, after releasing the strongest jobs report in three years along and better than expected news from the housing and service sectors.

  • Guocoleisure broke 0.705
  • New trade opportunity with Ezra, To BUY at 2.54, Stop Loss at 2.48 and Target Profit Level at 2.60

Corporate Announcements

  1. Singapore Exchange reported strong trading growth in its securities and commodities markets in March 2010. Total securities trading value was up 48% year-on-year (yoy) to $30.4 billion. Overall volume dipped 2% due to muted volatility in the derivatives and commodities market but trading of equity index options more than doubled to 28,699 contracts yoy

 News Updates:

  1. Toyota Motor Corp faces a proposed US$16.4 million fine from US regulators who said the automaker knowingly delayed a massive recall for defective accelerator pedals.
  2. Toyota will recall 13,000 vehicles sold in South Korea because of potentially dangerous defects, Seoul’s transport ministry said Tuesday
  3. Samsung Elec sees record Q1 profit on chip upturn.
  4. The National Association of Realtors said its pending home sales index rose 8.2% to 97.6 in February from a downwardly revised 90.2 in January.
  5. The Institute for Supply Management said its Non-Manufacturing Index rose to 55.4 in March from 53.0 in February.
  6. Oil tops $86, highest since July 2008‏

Quick Picks: Here is a quick pick screen that we have designed to pick out potential stocks, both Bullish and Bearish. These are measured with emphasis on larger changes in price and volume.

Bullish Stocks (Singapore)








1 UOBH United Overseas Bank 19.86 19.46 20.26  
2 KLAN Keppel Land Ltd 3.77 3.66 3.88
3 HKLD Hong Kong Land 5.17 4.92 5.42
4 HNGX Hengxin Technology Ltd 0.525 0.425 0.625  
5 GPAK Goodpack Ltd 1.80 1.70 1.90 Triggered, Current Price at 1.80
6 OSIL OSIM International Ltd 0.93 0.88 0.98
7 MAPL Mapletree Logistics Trust 0.885 0.835 0.935
8 CXLX China XLX-Fertiliser Ltd 0.655 0.60 0.71
9 ZOBE Z-Obee Holdings 0.565 0.515 0.615
10 TAHL Tiger Airways 1.86 1.77 1.95 Overnight, Current Price at 1.83
11 CSES CSE Global Ltd 1.06 0.985 1.15 PROFIT – CLOSED at 1.08
12 KPLM Keppel Corp Ltd 9.39 9.11 9.50 9.67 SOLD Half at 9.55, The Rest closed at TSL
13  SCMN Sembcorp Marine Ltd 4.32 4.17 4.47 PROFIT – CLOSED at 4.36

Stock Prices last updated at 17.05 (Singapore Time)

Afternoon Highlights

Index is coming down slightly…

  • Jaya broke high of 0.715
  • China Fishery broke high of 2.08

 News Updates:

  1. Reserve Bank of Australia hikes cash rate by a quarter point to 4.25%

In Summary

Index up 7.13 points to close at 2975.51, with 1.5911 billion traded.