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

Welcome to mid-week, Fools! Here are three things about the local stock market and investing in general that you might be interested in today.

1. The Singapore stock market benchmark, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), finished the day at 3,342.76 points, up 0.2%.

The biggest winner in the index was commodity outfit, Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (SGX: E5H). Its shares went up 2.6% to S$0.395.

Meanwhile, the trio of Jardines – Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited (SGX: J36), Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited (SGX: J37) and Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd (SGX: C07) – came in among the index’s losers. The most prominent loser of them all was Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited as its shares slumped 2.3% to US$64.55.

2. The following real estate investment trusts released their financial results lately so do check out their coverage below:

3. My Foolish colleague, Lawrence Nga, highlighted three companies that have been paying a dividend every year for the last 10 years in his article here. The companies discussed are Thai Beverage Public Company Limited (SGX: Y92), Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd and SATS Ltd (SGX: S58). Do check out his article to learn how much dividends at the firms have grown.

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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 of the companies mentioned.