4 Things You Need To Know About the Singapore Stock Market Today

Here are four things about the local stock market and investing in general that you might be interested in today.

1. The Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), ended the day at 3,306.1 points, gaining 0.2%. The biggest winner in the index was DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX: D05), closing at S$21.80, up 1.7%. On the other hand, the biggest loser, which declined 2.6% to S$2.95, was Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SGX: T39).

2. The earnings season has started! Yesterday, two real estate investment trusts (REITs) released their latest quarterly results so do check out their earnings coverage below:

3. Still on the topic of REITs, Mapletree Logistics Trust (SGX: M44U), held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday. My Foolish colleague, Chin Hui Leong, attended the AGM and took some Foolish notes. Jump in here to find out eight things he learnt from the meeting.

4. Engineering conglomerate, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (SGX: S63), made public that it will be acquiring Aethon, Inc., a provider of autonomous mobile robots for material transportation and delivery. The transaction will be based on an enterprise value of US$36 million, subject to certain conditions. Post-acquisition, Aethon will come under ST Engineering’s Land Systems sector, led by Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd. The firm added that the latest move is “in line with its focus to strengthen the Group’s robotics business”. For more information, take a look at the press release by ST Engineering 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 contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.