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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.2575-0.0006-0.05%
    USDSGD=X
    1.7394-0.0008-0.04%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1133-0.0005-0.02%
    GBPSGD=X
    81.4468+0.1547+0.19%
    SGDJPY=X
    6.1656+0.003+0.05%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.6048+0.0065+0.25%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,260.6963+4.6699+0.05%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.9743+0.0074+0.15%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.1647-0.0005-0.05%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,292.10+1.50+0.12%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.62-0.07-0.35%
    SIK14.CMX
    91.62-1.25-1.35%
    ^XAU
    3.11-0.02-0.50%
    HGK14.CMX
    102.03+0.09+0.09%
    CLM14.NYM
  • Bonds
    Bonds
    TreasuryYield (%)Yield Change
    1.74+0.03
    ^FVX
    2.690.00
    ^TNX
    3.460.00
    ^TYX

MARKET MOVERS

  • Most Actives
    Most Actives
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.155+0.005+0.43%
    U6C.SI
    0.122-0.001-0.81%
    B22.SI
    0.107+0.001+0.94%
    A53.SI
    3.760.0000.00%
    Z74.SI
    0.177+0.003+1.72%
    L38.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.585+0.035+6.36%
    H17.SI
    0.131+0.006+4.80%
    I9T.SI
    0.30+0.010+3.45%
    5TN.SI
    0.305+0.010+3.39%
    5UO.SI
    0.305+0.010+3.39%
    L28.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.30-0.015-4.76%
    K29.SI
    0.205-0.010-4.65%
    510.SI
    1.175-0.040-3.29%
    S53.SI
    0.155-0.004-2.52%
    5EL.SI
    1.58-0.040-2.47%
    N02.SI