US stocks open higher despite more 'cliff' discord

US markets opened higher Monday as traders ignored more discord in fiscal cliff talks in Washington to follow Europe's bourses higher after Spain finally made an official request for bank rescue funds.

Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 53.83 points (0.41 percent) at 13,079.41.

The S&P 500 gained 6.82 (0.48 percent) to 1,423.00

The Nasdaq Composite added 18.91 (0.63 percent) at 3,029.15.

News Corp gained 1.3 percent after announcing a new head of its troubled British newspaper arm News International and said it was ending its iPad-only news app, The Daily.

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Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.2593+0.0012+0.10%
    USDSGD=X
    1.7421+0.0019+0.11%
    EURSGD=X
    2.1164+0.0026+0.12%
    GBPSGD=X
    81.2455-0.0465-0.06%
    SGDJPY=X
    6.1564-0.0063-0.10%
    SGDHKD=X
    2.6005+0.0021+0.08%
    SGDMYR=X
    9,198.9717-57.0547-0.62%
    SGDIDR=X
    4.9680+0.0011+0.02%
    SGDCNY=X
    1.1681+0.0029+0.25%
    AUDSGD=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1,291.90+1.30+0.10%
    GCM14.CMX
    19.58-0.11-0.55%
    SIK14.CMX
    91.62-1.25-1.35%
    ^XAU
    3.130.00+0.16%
    HGK14.CMX
    101.89-0.05-0.05%
    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
    2.23+0.020+0.90%
    JS8.SI
    1.175+0.025+2.17%
    U6C.SI
    0.122-0.001-0.81%
    B22.SI
    1.335-0.020-1.48%
    G13.SI
    1.205-0.010-0.82%
    S53.SI
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.21+0.020+10.53%
    F86.SI
    0.116+0.010+9.43%
    O2I.SI
    0.168+0.016+10.53%
    5HH.SI
    0.73+0.060+8.96%
    5DP.SI
    1.315+0.084+6.82%
    O9A.SI
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.143-0.011-7.14%
    5GD.SI
    0.105+0.004+3.96%
    E9A.SI
    0.151-0.009-5.63%
    A03.SI
    0.30-0.015-4.76%
    K29.SI
    0.20-0.010-4.76%
    5CH.SI