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3 Things You Need To Know About The Singapore Market Today

Welcome to Friday evening! Here are three things about Singapore’s stock market and investing in general that you might want to look at today and over the weekend.

1. Local banks are not in the brightest of spots at the moment. The Federal Reserve had decided to keep benchmark interest rates in the US at the same level in a meeting last month. But, if and when the Fed were to raise interest rates in the future, would it benefit banks in Singapore such as DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05)? Click here to find out more.

2. The initial public offering scene has been soft in Singapore’s stock market this year. But, there are still highly anticipated IPOs and Fullerton Health is one such potential listing. The company had recently filed its preliminary prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Here are five important things to know about Fullerton Health.

3. Metro Holdings Limited   (SGX: M01) recently became the target of an activist investor, Quartz Capital Management. See how the company addressed Quartz Capital’s concerns here.

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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 writer Stanley Lim does not own shares in any companies mentioned.