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3 Things You Need to Know About the Singapore Stock Market Today

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Hi, Fools! Welcome to a brand-new week. Here are three 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 Monday at 3,320.67 points, down 5.85 points or 0.18%.

The biggest loser in the index was commodity firm, Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (SGX: E5H). It pared 2.6% to S$0.37. Golden-Agri will be releasing its second quarter earnings on 14 August 2017 the market closes for the day.

On the other hand, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd (SGX: C07), was the STI component that climbed the most. It added 5% to S$42.09.

Last Friday, the firm made public its financial results for the first half of 2017 and you can read up on it here.

2. On top of Jardine Cycle & Carriage, the following firm released its earnings as well so do check out its coverage:

3. My Foolish colleague, Chin Hui Leong, shared what he had learnt about Sembcorp Industries Ltd’s (SGX: U96) utilities business in India from the conglomerate’s second-quarter earnings briefing. Click on the link here to know more.

Shares of Sembcorp closed at S$3.12, down around 1.9% for the day.

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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 owns shares in Sembcorp Industries Ltd.