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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.2504-0.0027-0.22%
    USDSGD=X
    1.7283-0.0028-0.16%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1003+0.0043+0.21%
    GBPSGD=X
    81.8358+0.5394+0.66%
    SGDJPY=X
    6.2019+0.0146+0.24%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.5928+0.0042+0.16%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,182.8838+57.874+0.63%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.9751+0.0104+0.21%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.1733+0.0002+0.02%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,300.40+0.10+0.01%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.58+0.10+0.49%
    SIK14.CMX
    91.38-0.49-0.54%
    ^XAU
    3.03+0.04+1.31%
    HGK14.CMX
    103.69-0.06-0.06%
    CLK14.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.63+0.02
    ^FVX
    2.64+0.02
    ^TNX
    3.47+0.01
    ^TYX

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.117-0.006-4.88%
    B22.SI
    1.275+0.020+1.59%
    N21.SI
    2.190.0000.00%
    JS8.SI
    0.605+0.015+2.54%
    E5H.SI
    0.97+0.060+6.59%
    B20.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.445+0.055+14.10%
    5UL.SI
    0.20+0.020+11.11%
    567.SI
    0.174+0.013+8.07%
    540.SI
    0.67+0.050+8.06%
    5VT.SI
    0.425+0.030+7.59%
    5FD.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.096-0.011-10.28%
    S13.SI
    0.315-0.025-7.35%
    O08.SI
    0.139-0.010-6.71%
    5GB.SI
    0.30-0.020-6.25%
    502.SI
    0.132-0.008-5.71%
    5BM.SI