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3 Things You Need To Know About The Singapore Share Market Today

Credit: Lali Masriera

Welcome to Friday! Here are three things you might want to look at today for Singapore’s share market.

1. The Straits Times Index (SGX; ^STI) has opened at 3,290.99 points today, down 0.4% for the week. Global market has also been under pressure this week, is it time to look for dividend stock to whether the possible storm? We test out the new Singapore Exchange’s screening software on its website and here are three companies we found.

2. Singapore Airlines Ltd (SGX: C6L) has been aggressively buying back its shares. The company has more than S$280 million worth of shares in its own treasury. Yet the share price of the company is anything but exciting for the past five year, mainly due to the poor operating performance of the company. Is this all going to change? What is the company trying to tell the market with its share buyback programme?

3. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently launched its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, bringing fans from all over the world eager to upgrade their phone again. Find out which are the companies in Singapore set to benefit from the new products. Furthermore, with all the excitement over Smartphone, check out why our very own Hui Leong Chin feels that smartphones are still under hyped.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Stanley Lim does not own any companies mentioned above.