4Dec

Singapore Market :KKR Funds $366m in Singapore Investor Ron Sim’s V3 Group

Singapore Market :
Worldwide private value firm KKR has reported that it will contribute up to S$500 million ($366.3 million) in Singapore-based claim to fame retailer V3 Group, it said in an announcement on Tuesday. The arrangement will see KKR getting a noteworthy stake in V3 at an endeavor estimation of about S$1.7 billion ($1.25 billion). The PE firm included that the venture is made by means of its third Asia-centered vehicle which was shut a year ago at $9.3 billion. “I am certain this speculation will position the organization for our next period of development, beginning with the prompt extension of TWG Tea in Japan and the USA and of OSIM in China,” said originator, official executive and CEO of V3, Ron Sim.

Headquartered in Singapore and established by Sim in 1980, V3 possesses and creates premium items and administrations through its extravagance and wellbeing brands including OSIM, TWG Tea and ONI (GNC, LAC, Xndo) crosswise over Asia. It likewise possesses Futuristic Store Fixtures. The organization professes to have a profound comprehension of the buyer market and retailing, flaunting a nearness in more than 100 urban areas crosswise over 26 nations. In October, a Bloomberg report stated, Sim has racked plans to list V3 in Hong Kong in the midst of extraordinary unpredictability and shortcoming in the worldwide securities exchange. The Singaporean business visionary and head honcho is best known for establishing Osim International Ltd, which he took private in 2016 from the Singapore Exchange. Remarking on the arrangement, KKR part Jaka Prasetya stated: “V3 is a milestone venture for KKR in a main extravagance assemble in Asia, underscoring our solid faith in the proceeded with development of the district’s shopper segment. At KKR, we mean to offer help and funding to effective home-developed, territorial organizations like V3 with the end goal to catch openings crosswise over Asia and past.” Beyond customer, the PE firm has been bullish about the tech part in Asia. Inside Southeast Asia, KKR alongside Tencent Holdings have as of late put $175 million into Philippine fintech firm Voyager Innovations – the greatest speculation made to date into aa Philippine tech organization. In October, the PE firm put $144 million into Singapore-based property entryway PropertyGuru’s Series D round. Elswhere in Asia, KKR has made a takover offer to Australian bookkeeping programming supplier MYOB Group at AS3.77 per share, esteeming the organization at A$2.23 billion ($1.61 billion). On the off chance that the offer is fruitful, it would happen to of KKR’s greatest purchase in Down Under.

In China, it put resources into Beijing Bytedance Technology through convertible bonds. In September, KKR had set up a social insurance stage called SinoCare to support its quality in the Chinese medicinal services segment. KKR’s arrangement for Asia does not stop at its record-breaking $9.3 billion Asian Fund III. As per a report by Mint, the New York-based firm is adapting to raise between $1.5 billion and $2 billion for its lady Asia-centered framework finance. Generally, PE firms have been getting progressively dynamic in Asia and raising greater Asia-concentrated vehicles to twofold down on the district. Hong Kong-based PAG declared a month ago that it had shut a $6 billion Asia finance while Hillhouse Capital had assembled a record $10.6 billion, assuming control over KKR’s $9.3 billion Asian Fund III. It was accounted for that Bain Capital will hold a first and only close for its $3.5 billion Asia-centered store this month. While Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia is likewise focusing to raise up to $6 billion for its seventh vehicle, having as of late hit the primary close at $4.5 billion. This entryway had first revealed CVC Capital Partners is focusing to raise $4 billion to $5 billion for its fifth Asia subsidize and is hoping to hit the main near to the principal quarter of 2019.

4Dec

TODAY’S COMEX GOLD SIGNAL AND DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group’s de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week’s meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price slide. Doha, one of OPEC’s smallest oil producers but the world’s biggest liquefied China will need to drop its steep tariffs imposed on a range of American farm products earlier this year before it can fulfill its pledge to buy a “very substantial” amount of U.S. goods, said Chinese traders on Monday. China and the United States agreed on Saturday to refrain from setting additional tariffs that would further escalate a months-long trade war that has roiled global markets and halted sales of American soybeans to the world’s top buyer. natural gas (LNG) exporter, is embroiled in a protracted diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and some other Arab states.
  • Champions of coal say the superabundant fossil fuel can be made environmentally friendlier by refining it with chemicals – a “clean coal” technology backed by a billion dollars in U.S. government tax subsidies annually. But refined coal has a dirty secret. It regularly fails to deliver on its environmental promises, as electric giant Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) found. Duke began using refined coal at two of its North Carolina power plants in August 2012.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

ECONOMY NEWS

  • Federal Reserve vice chairman Randal Quarles said the Fed’s increasing “data dependence” does not mean it will react to every change, but only to “significant changes in direction.” After a week in which markets have swung in their interpretation of where the Fed is heading, Quarles said in remarks in New York that “we should be data dependent but not reacting to every wavering of the needle across the dial…We have described in all the communications tools a path that is pretty clear.”
  • The Bank of Canada will next raise interest rates early next year, according to a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters who still say two more rate rises will follow by end-2019. As recently as late October there was a minority view that a rate rise might come in December. But a huge plunge in the price of oil – Canada’s main export – along with evidence of household budget strain has largely erased those expectations.
  • China was the driving force by a 30 percent leap in global trademark applications in 2017 as innovation turns into the main battleground among competing world economies, the U.N. World Intellectual Property Organization said on Monday. Figures issued by WIPO showed trademark applications hit 9.11 million last year while patent applications rose 5.8 percent to 3.2 million, with 2018 data showing the trend was continuing, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry told a news conference. Asia now accounted for 65.1 percent of patent applications, 66.6 percent of trademark applications, and 67.9 percent of design applications.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

For More information and daily updated SGX stock picks, Comex signals, Forex signals Click here – http://www.epicresearch.sg or Whatsapp us at +917312580605

30Nov

TODAY’S COMEX GOLD SIGNAL AND DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Gold edged higher for the second consecutive session on Thursday and is currently placed at the top end of its weekly trading range, around the $1227-28 region. The Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments that rates are just below the neutral level now triggered a broad-based US Dollar weakness and prompted some short-covering trade around the dollar denominated commodity.
  • Global temperatures are on course for a 3-5 degrees Celsius (5.4-9.0 degrees Fahrenheit) rise this century, far overshooting a global target of limiting the increase to 2C (3.6F) or less, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday. “Greenhouse gas concentrations are once again at record levels and if the current trend continues we may see temperature increases 3-5 degrees C by the end of the century,” Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said in the WMO’s annual statement on the state of the climate.
  • Oil prices erased an earlier decline that took U.S. crude below $50 for the first time in more than a year and jumped on reports that Russia recognized the need for major producers to cut production. New York-traded West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 98 cents, or 1.98%, at $51.27 a barrel by 9:35 AM ET (14:35 GMT). Meanwhile, Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the U.S., traded up 71 cents, or 1.20%, to $59.80.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

ECONOMY NEWS

  • U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as investors took a cautious stance in the run up to U.S.-China trade talks at the upcoming G20 Summit after President Donald Trump said there was “a long way to go” on tariffs with Beijing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell 22.78 points, or 0.09 percent, at the open to 25,343.65. The S&P 500 (SPX) opened lower by 6.82 points, or 0.25 percent, at 2,736.97. The Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) dropped 24.22 points, or 0.33 percent, to 7,267.37 at the opening bell.
  • The euro zone bank sector is prepared for a hard Brexit and the Bank of England is right to warn of a deep recession if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday. The BoE said on Wednesday that the British economy could shrink by as much as 8 percent in about a year in case of a no-deal Brexit, adding to pressure on lawmakers to drop their opposition to the Brexit agreement that Prime Minister Theresa May struck.
  • China is hoping for “positive results” in resolving a trade dispute with the United States at a G20 summit in Argentina, the commerce ministry said on Thursday, ahead of a closely watched meeting of Chinese and U.S. leaders. U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to hold trade discussions on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

For More information and daily updated SGX stock picks, Comex signals, Forex signals Click here – http://www.epicresearch.sg or Whatsapp us at +917312580605

27Nov

Hot Singapore stock: Hi-P shares up 7.6% after news of significant investor thinking about a global trade war

Singapore Stock :
Offers in mainboard-recorded Hi-P International have progressed by 7.6 percent amid Tuesday’s evening session, with the agreement maker’s stock progressing S$0.08 to S$1.14 as at 2.49pm. It was additionally among the Singapore bourse’s 10 most effectively exchanged stocks by volume, with exactly 15 million offers exchanged.

The gain returns on the of news that a controlling investor of Hi-P is thinking about an arrangement, which could prompt a play for whatever remains of the stock. The organization had reported this early Tuesday in light of an exchanging question from the Singapore Exchange.

Hello P drew an exchanging question from the market controller on Monday as its stock shot up on overwhelming exchanging. The counter had flooded 30.9 percent to close at S$1.06 on Monday after 19.5 million offers changed hands – its most noteworthy volume in over five years, as indicated by KGI Securities’ Tuesday morning note.

Download our Free Ebook  on Singapore Stocks Market and also get best Singapore Stocks Tips from Experienced Analyst, Click here SGX Stock Tips

In a Nov 12 report, Maybank Kim Eng examiner Lai Gene Lih looked after his “hold” approach Hi-P and an objective cost of S$0.84.

He noticed the testing deals condition for Hi-P going ahead: “The Nikkei Asian Review as of late revealed that Hi-P’s cell phone client has dropped its creation support for the least expensive model among the current year’s dispatches, proposing market request is disappointing. In the interim, Hi-P’s keen speaker client is confronting piece of the pie misfortunes because of forceful strategies from contenders.”

Moreover, he composed that administration is “worried” about a feeble interest condition in assessed FY2019 due to the immediate and aberrant impacts of the exchange war.

In his report, Mr Lai said that right now, they don’t see “re-rating impetuses” yet an acceleration of the exchange war or intensifying interest viewpoint may represent a key drawback hazard to their evaluations.

Thus, DBS Group Research investigator Ling Lee Keng watched vulnerability in FY2019 conjectures in a write about Nov 8, as clients modify themselves for the “potential full effect of the exchange war”.

Howdy P is additionally extending its assembling impression outside China, incorporating into Thailand and Poland, and movement costs could influence edges, she composed.

Ms Ling minimized her “purchase” approach Hi-P to “hold” and brought down the objective cost to S$0.80.

27Nov

TODAY’S COMEX GOLD SIGNAL AND DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Commodity bull Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). is undaunted by the sell-off in raw materials and is forecasting returns of about 17 percent in the coming months, describing the current situation as unsustainable and touting this week’s G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires as a potential turning point. “Given the size of dislocations in commodity pricing relative to fundamentals — with oil now having joined metals in pricing below cost support — we believe commodities offer an extremely attractive entry point for longs in oil, gold and base,” analysts including Jeffrey Currie said in a report.
  • Oil prices rebounded on Monday in Asia after slumping 8% last Friday amid concerns that excess supply and weakening demand pressures could create a glut next year. Crude Oil WTI Futures for January delivery rose 1% to $50.92 a barrel at 12:33 AM ET (05:33 GMT) on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent Oil Futures for February delivery also climbed 1.3% to $59.82 per barrel on London’s Intercontinental Exchange.
  • Saudi Aramco will expand its market share in Asia despite likely OPEC limits on output next year, and is eyeing deals in China and Africa as it aims to become a global leader in chemicals, the head of the world’s top oil producer said on Monday. Amin Nasser, chief executive of the state oil giant, told Reuters that his company would abide by any OPEC agreement to cut crude production in 2019, less than two weeks before the exporter group meets to decide output policy.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

ECONOMY NEWS

  • The Bank of Israel raised its benchmark interest rate to 0.25 percent on Monday, an unexpected move that brought nearly four years of record-low borrowing costs to a close. The bank, in a statement accompanying the rate decision, assessed that borrowing costs would rise in a “gradual and cautious” manner. The shekel gained as much as 0.8 percent against the dollar, extending its daily advance and recouping some of its loss since the last rate decision on Oct. 8.
  • A gradual slowdown in euro zone growth is normal and may be in part temporary, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday, arguing that his assessment for inflation has not changed even if growth is weaker than earlier thought. “There is good reason to be confident that underlying inflation will gradually rise in the period ahead,” Draghi said. “Recent developments confirm the Governing Council’s earlier assessments of the medium-term inflation outlook.”
  • Global wage grew by 1.8 percent in 2017, down from 2.4 percent in 2016 and the slowest rate since the global financial crisis in 2008, the International Labour Organization said in its two-yearly Global Wage Report on Monday. “What is now widely recognized is that slow wage growth has become an obstacle to achieving sustainable economic growth,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder wrote in the report.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

For More information and daily updated SGX stock picks, Comex signals, Forex signals Click here – http://www.epicresearch.sg or Whatsapp us at +917312580605

26Nov

Singapore Stocks Watch: STI resumes Monday noon at 3,077.55, up 0.8%

Singapore Stocks Watch:
SINGAPORE stocks revived higher on Monday, with the Straits Times Index up 25.06 focuses, or 0.8 percent, to 3,077.55 as at 1pm.

Gainers dwarfed washouts 166 to 135, with around 947 million offers worth S$376.6 million altogether exchanged.

Vallianz was the most effectively exchanged with 32.4 million offers evolving hands, down 10 percent to S$0.009. Different actives included Nam Cheong and Rex International.

Among dynamic record stocks, Venture was the best gainer, up 4.89 percent to S$15.44.

Assembling yield bounce back with 4.3% development in October

Transport building drove the development as yield expanded by 30.8%.

Assembling yield in Singapore saw a development of 4.3% YoY in October after a 0.2% YoY constriction in September. The division’s yield crept up 2% on an occasionally balanced MoM premise, the Economic Development Board (EDB) uncovered.

As indicated by the declaration, transport designing saw the greatest yield development with a development rate of 30.8% YoY as the majority of its section moved toward an expansion in yield. The marine and seaward designing section’s yield soar 52.2% supported by the low base from October 17 matched with more elevated amount of work done in seaward undertakings.

In the interim, its aviation section saw a yield increment of 15.6% powered by more motor fix and support work from business carriers. EDB noticed that the vehicle designing group extended by 14% in October YTD contrasted with a year ago.

Download our Free Ebook  on Singapore Stocks Market and also get best Singapore Stocks Tips from Experienced Analyst, Click here SGX Stock Tips

For the biomedical manufacturign group, yield recorded a development rate of 11.5% YoY with the pharmaceuticals portion driving the extension through its development of 15.8% in the midst of higher generation of pharmaceutical and natural items. The therapeutic innovation portion was additionally helped by a development of 2.9% to take care of fare demand from the US.

EDB noticed that the bunch saw a 5.8% yield increment YTD in October contrasted with a similar period in 2017.

Yield in accuracy building extended 1.4% YoY driven by the 7.7% development in exactness modules and parts section because of higher generation in optical instruments. Then again, hardware and frameworks fragment fell 2.9% in the midst of lower creation of modern process control and semiconductor gear.

The group fixed a 7% development in yield YTD in October when contrasted with a similar period in 2017.

When all is said in done assembling, yield saw an expansion of 1.3% YoY. The incidental ventures fragment became 2.9%, by virtue of higher generation in basic metal items and batteries.

EDB noticed that the nourishment, refreshments and tobacco portion rose 2.1% sponsored by higher yield in baby drain and dairy items. In any case, the bunch’s development was directed by the printing section which declined 6.9%.

The bunch’s October YTD development was recorded at 0.6%.

In the mean time, the synthetic section’s yield contracted 1% YoY, hauled by the reduction in the oil and petrochemicals’ creation by 9.6% and 14.7%. In spite of this, different synthetic compounds portion’s yield extended 15.1% supported by higher yield in scents.

In the initial ten months of 2018, yield of the synthetic concoctions bunch expanded 5.6% contrasted with a similar period in 2017.

For gadgets, yield fell 2.7% YoY as larger part of its bunches gotten its yield with the exception of other electronic modules and segments and infocomms and purchaser hardware where yield became 5.1% and 1.7% separately. In total, the gadgets bunch’s yield expanded 8.9% from January to October in 2018 contrasted with a year prior.

22Nov

COMEX MARKET IN SINGAPORE| GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Gold prices rose on Wednesday on the back of further speculation that the Federal Reserve may take a less aggressive stance on policy tightening, while tension over trade issues between the U.S. and China continued to provide support for the precious metal. At 9:38 AM ET (14:38 GMT), gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange gained $6.20, or 0.51%, to $1,227.40 a troy ounce.
  • U.S. President Donald Trump praised Saudi Arabia for helping to lower oil prices on Wednesday as pressure intensified to impose tougher sanctions on the Middle East ally following the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a tweet, Trump thanked Riyadh for the recent drop in oil prices and called for prices to go even lower, likening it to “a big tax cut” that could boost the U.S. and global economies.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin may meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the Group of 20 summit next week, the Kremlin said. The talks will come just days before a crucial meeting of OPEC and its allies in Vienna, where Saudi Arabia will be trying to convince Russia to cooperate on curbing crude output next year following oil’s plunge back into a bear market.

GOLD TRADING FORECAST TODAY

ECONOMY NEWS

  • As Prime Minister Theresa May battled to save her draft Brexit deal in the face of resignations from her team and threats of a leadership coup, many believed one man could deal the fatal blow. But he didn’t. Michael Gove, her environment minister and the most prominent Brexit campaigner in the British cabinet, took two days to weigh up his options. During that time he declined May’s offer to be Brexit minister, because she refused to let him renegotiate the deal.
  • The Group of 20 industrialized nations is drafting a communique that will exclude an explicit pledge to fight protectionism, which could help avoid a repetition of friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and world leaders at last year’s summit, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The draft communique obtained by the FT calls for countries to keep markets open, preserve multilateral trade, and ensure a level playing field, the newspaper reported. The document could change before the 2018 summit begins in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30, it said.
  • Greece on Wednesday projected its economy would grow by 2.5 percent next year, as it submitted its first post-bailout budget to parliament promising to return a high surplus. Presenting its 2019 budget, vetted and approved by the European Commission, Athens said it would outperform on its primary surplus targets for the fifth year running, returning a surplus of 3.6 percent of economic output. The government also saw the country’s debt at 167.8 percent of GDP next year from 180.4 this year.

22nov5

For More information and daily updated SGX stock picks, Comex signals, Forex signals Click here – http://www.epicresearch.sg or Whatsapp us at +917312580605

21Nov

The right time to enter in Singapore market after the sell-off ?

The STI was burdened by substantial misfortunes in financials, with UOB, DBS and OCBC shutting down around 2.5 percent each.

On the whole, 2.1 billion shares worth S$1.6 billion were exchanged Singapore on Thursday, with failures outpacing gainers at 429 to 72.

Speculators sold no matter how you look at it in the midst of a conjunction of variables, incorporating rising loan costs in the United States, a warmed Sino-US exchange fight and also IMF alerts about worldwide money related security and development risk.

The Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) shed 141, or 4.4%, to 3,069.2 a week ago. On Thursday (11 October) alone, the list tumbled 2.7%. What’s more, around 7% since the beginning of the year.

Quite a bit of that decay was caused by the underperformance of the three bank stocks that make up an extensive level of the file. Right now, DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05) and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Restricted (SGX: O39) are down 16.9% and 12.1% since the beginning of the year. In the interim, United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX: U11) is down 9.7% from its crest for the year.

With such shortcoming in the stock exchange, neighborhood financial specialists may think about how modest it is at the present time. Knowing whether the share trading system is modest or costly could enable us to settle on better speculation choices.

There are two strategies to decide whether Singapore shares are shoddy at this point. The primary path is to contrast the market’s present cost with profit (PE) proportion to the market’s long haul normal PE proportion. The second methodology includes taking a gander at the quantity of net-net stocks in the stock exchange.

PE valuation strategy

Since it is hard to get the past every day PE proportions of the STI, the PE proportions of SPDR STI ETF (SGX: ES3) can be utilized as an intermediary. The SPDR STI ETF is a trade exchanged store (ETF) that tracks the essentials of the STI.

Starting at 12 October 2018, the SPDR STI ETF had a PE proportion of 10.7. Here are a portion of the other essential PE proportions that we require:

1) The long haul normal PE proportion: The STI’s normal PE proportion from 1973 to 2010 was 16.9;

2) An example of a high PE proportion for the STI: Back in 1973, the record’s PE proportion hit 35; and

3) A case of a low PE proportion for the STI: At the beginning of 2009, the file was esteemed at 6 times trailing profit.

In view of the information above, we can see that Singapore stocks are as of now less expensive than normal.

Net-net stocks technique

In this technique, we will take a gander at the quantity of net-net stocks accessible in the nearby securities exchange. To comprehend what a net-net stock is, you can make a beeline for the clarification here. In the event that there is countless net stocks than common in the stock exchange, it could imply that stocks are shabby right then and there.

Coming up next is a diagram that demonstrates the net-net stock check in Singapore since 2005:

Singapore Stock Watch

Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence

At the point when the Straits Times Index is at a pinnacle, (for example, in the second 50% of 2007), the net-net stock tally is low. The turn around is additionally valid: When the Straits Times Index is at a low (like in the main portion of 2009), the net-net stock tally is high. In the second 50% of 2007, the net-net stock include was beneath 50 while the main portion of 2009, the figure was at a pinnacle of just about 200.

Starting at 12 October 2018, there were 107 net-net stocks. This sits easily between the net-net stock tally’s pinnacle and-trough from 2005 till today.

Conclusion :

Singapore stock market has dependably been the most preferred showcase for investors.And after the worldwide selloff the valuation of the offer in singapore stock market have gone shabby, According the Epic Research, the Singapore market will see a decent upward pattern in upcoming months. To get more reports on the singapore stock market, download our digital book https://goo.gl/d9MKxe or Join our whatsapp  https://goo.gl/EQrazw

20Nov

TODAY’S COMEX GOLD SIGNAL AND DAILY TECHNICAL REPORT

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

INTERNATIONAL COMEX NEWS

  • Gold prices slipped on Monday, while the dollar was subdued against its rivals after Federal Reserve officials cautioned on the global economy. Gold futures for December delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange edged down 0.3% to $1,219.1 a troy ounce by 1:20 AM ET (06:20 GMT). The U.S. dollar index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies edged up 0.08% to 96.4.
  • Oil steadied on Monday, having gained in the previous three sessions from the prospect that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push OPEC and maybe Russia to cut supply towards the year-end. Brent crude futures were down 6 cents at $66.70 a barrel by 1243 GMT, while U.S. futures were up 3 cents at $56.49. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, led by Saudi Arabia, is pushing for the group and its partners to reduce output by 1 million to 1.4 million barrels per day to prevent a build-up of unused fuel.
  • A Southeast Asian nation that was a bit player in the biofuel market is suddenly buying and selling unprecedented supplies. The U.S.-China trade war may have something to do with it. Malaysia has emerged to displace the U.S. as the biggest supplier of ethanol to China in just two months. It’s also the first time the Southeast Asian country is selling such significant volumes to the world’s top consumer.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

ECONOMY NEWS

  • India’s central bank concluded a critical day-long board meeting, said a source familiar with the situation. It wasn’t immediately clear whether it had come to any conclusions in a dispute with the government over easing liquidity for the financial sector and increasing credit to small businesses. The government has been pressing the RBI to reduce capital ratios for banks, which would speed up loans to small businesses in remote parts of the country, a crucial vote bank for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. There are five key state elections in the next few weeks and a general election due by May.
  • Macedonia should seize on the prospect of faster EU integration to push ahead with reforms that will enable stronger economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Skopje’s agreement with Athens to change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia is set to unblock its NATO and EU membership bids.
  • A potentially huge shift is underway in the U.S. bond market, underscored by a historic swing in hedge fund positions: investors are beginning to think the U.S. economy is close to peaking and the Fed is near the end of its rate-raising cycle. Speculators on U.S. futures markets slashed their bearish bets on 10-year Treasuries last week by the largest amount since April 2017, and the third largest since the Commodity Futures Trading Commission began compiling data in 1995.

COMEX GOLD SIGNAL

For More information and daily updated SGX stock picks, Comex signals, Forex signals Click here – http://www.epicresearch.sg or Whatsapp us at +917312580605

19Nov

Singapore Market Update :Singapore shares end down on Monday

Singapore Market Update :

SINGAPORE stocks finished lower on Monday, with the Straits Times Index losing 18.53 focuses, or 0.6 percent to 3,065.07.

Washouts dwarfed gainers 213 to 172, after about 1.01 billion offers worth S$703.3 million changed hands.

The most effectively exchanged counter was Rich Capital, which rose 28.6 percent, or 0.2 Singapore penny to 0.9 Singapore penny, with 55.9 million offers exchanged.

Other dynamic file stocks included OCBC which fell 0.6 percent, or seven Singapore pennies to S$11.09, and UOB which correspondingly lost 0.6 percent, or 15 Singapore pennies to end the session at S$24.25.

Download our Free Ebook  on Singapore Stocks Market and also get best Singapore Stocks Tips from Experienced Analyst, Click here SGX Stock Tips

Singapore Q3 GDP development seen losing energy, exchange war darken viewpoint: survey

Singapore is relied upon to report slower second from last quarter financial development than at first idea, a Reuters survey appeared, as the assembling segment faces strains from weaker worldwide interest and a strengthening exchange question between the United States and China.

The administration’s concluded total national output (GDP) was gauge to rise 4.2 percent in July-September from the quarter prior on a regularly balanced and annualized premise, the survey of 11 financial specialists appeared, underneath the 4.7 percent rise found in the propelled gauge yet at the same time a lot more grounded that the 1.2 percent development checked in the second quarter.

“Last second from last quarter (GDP) is required to be changed downwards, given the slower than anticipated assembling numbers and month to month markers for the administrations segments, for example, bank credits and property deals indicating weaker numbers,” said Maybank Kim Eng Securities financial expert Lee Ju Ye.

On a year-on-year premise, second from last quarter GDP development was conjecture at 2.4 percent, marginally beneath the 2.6 percent propelled gauges and lower than the second quarter’s 4.1 percent rise. It likewise denoted the third progressive quarter of milder yearly development.

While the city-state’s economy developed emphatically in 2018 and kept on motoring at a sensible pace through the principal half of the year, stresses have begun to rise lately.

Singapore’s national bank has cautioned that a warmed exchange war between the United States and China – one of the city state’s significant exchange accomplice – could hurt the residential economy.

Fare development to China has hindered for five months in succession, raising stresses over the viewpoint as the Sino-U.S. exchange strains hinted at no lessening.

“We see all the more abating all through 2019,” Steve Cochrane, Moody’s central Asia-Pacific financial analyst stated, including that the softening reflects cooling worldwide development.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry had estimate entire year development of 2.5 to 3.5 percent in 2018. Assembling and fares of gadgets were one of Singapore’s principle drivers of development a year ago, which saw GDP develop at its quickest pace in three years.

Be that as it may, year-on-year fares of hardware has been getting this year while plant creation out of the blue declined in September.

“There’s been a move in the example of fares this year. It used to be centered around gadgets yet now it has moved to the non-hardware area like pharmaceuticals,” Cochrane said.

© Copyright 2013, All Rights Reserved, Epic Research Pvt. Ltd.