Morning Highlights

Asian shares were seen mixed on Tuesday, with the Tokyo market weighed by profit-taking while many investors were cautious ahead of the results of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan’s policy meetings this week.

STI opened edge up  slightly by 0.21% at 2880.57…

Corporate Announcements

  1. COSCO’s subsidiary, COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard has secured an engineering, procurement construction and installation contract worth more than USD500million for the Sevan Driller II.
  2. Noble Group has received approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board for the Macarthur, Gloucester deal transactions.

News Updates:

  1. Dow climbs for fifth day as Wal-Mart paces late-session turnaround.
  2. Senator Christopher Dodd outlined a plan to overhaul banking rules. The new legislation includes a version of the Volcker Rule to require regulators to ban proprietary trading, investment in and sponsorship of hedge funds and private equity funds, and to limit relationships with the funds. The plan will also empower the Federal Reserve to break up large firms that pose a “grave threat” to the U.S economic stability.‏

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 GPAK Goodpack Ltd 1.58 1.46   1.70  
2 SIAE SIA Engineering Co Ltd 3.72 3.55 3.89
3 SCOF Super Coffeemix 0.755 0.67 0.84
4 HWHS Hwa Hong Corp 0.60 0.57 0.63  
5 HBEE Ho Bee Investments 1.86 1.75 1.97  
6 CSES CSE Global 0.975 0.935   1.02  
7 WLIL Wilmar International 6.96 6.70 7.22
8 HKLD Hong Kong Land 4.98 4.81 5.15  
9 IFAR Indofood Agri Resources 2.38 2.16   2.60  
10 QMDT Q & M Dental Group 0.585 0.53 0.64
11 GAGR Golden Agri Resources 0.605 0.55 0.66  
12 NOBG Noble Group 3.46 3.30 3.62
13 EZRA Ezra Holdings 2.46 2.37 2.55
14 NEPS Neptune Orient Lines 2.03 1.94 2.12
15 SWBR Swiber Holdings 1.14 1.06 1.22
16 BANY Banyan Tree Holdings 0.77 0.735 0.805  
17 CapitaMall Asia 2.42 2.32 2.52  
18 PWAY Parkway 3.26 3.05 3.47  

Stock Prices last updated at 17.05 (Singapore Time)

Afternoon Highlights

Index is going sideway and did a last minutes 15 minutes rally up towards closing…

  • Ezra broke 2.45, new trade opportunity. To Buy at 2.48, Stop Loss 2.42 and Take Profit at 2.54 (small risk)
  • Osim broke high of 0.84

News Updates:

  1. Coke to invest US$302 million in Malaysia.
  2. According to a survey conducted by the People’s Bank of China, around 51% of Chinese consumers were dissatisfied with the current inflation rate. That was the highest proportion since the survey began in 1999. Annual inflation in China had increased to 2.7% in February from January’s 1.5%.
  3. The Statistics Austria announced that the CPI rose 0.9% yoy in Feb, slower than the 1.2% growth in the previous month.

In Summary,

Singapore share prices rebounded on Tuesday afternoon led by banking stocks. STI up 22.10 points to close at at 2896.43, with 1.144 billion traded.

Watch out for City Development, initial uptrend seen.